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A consumer goods stock to buy

Jamieson Wellness manufactures branded natural health products including vitamins, minerals, and supplements. CIBC World Markets says it’s an “outperformer”.

Hoping to inject health into your bank account too, Toronto-based CIBC World   Read More

Red Hat couldn’t rescue IBM Q3

Global technology stock IBM is looking for growth in Red Hat’s sales, arguing that the software developer will take off with Big Blue’s hardware and sales might behind it.

International Business   Read More

Making cash from your trash

Waste management stock Waste Connections Inc. is a buy for long-term share price gains and small, but growing dividends.

Many of us are producing more garbage and paying more to have   Read More

Q4 tax planning tips

Toronto-based tax lawyer Samantha Prasad LL.B. suggests ways that both employees and business owners can ensure their 2019 taxes are kept to a minimum.

The end of the year is in   Read More

3 REITs to buy

A recent Investor’s Digest of Canada survey of widely covered income trusts featured three real estate investment trusts favoured by analysts.

According to analyst Yashwant Sankpal of Laurentian Bank Securities, Boardwalk   Read More

4 power-generation stocks to buy

Here are four utilities stocks producing power mostly from renewable sources. They are all ‘buys’ for long-term capital gains and attractive, growing dividend income.
Edmonton-based Capital Power Corporation (TSX—CPX) describes itself   Read More

Telus to acquire Canadian ADT

This acquisition furthers communications stock Telus’ plan to bring state-of-the-art convenience, control and safety into the lives, homes and businesses of more Canadians.
Telus has agreed to acquire ADT Security Services   Read More

Northland buys a Colombian utility

The acquisition strengthens the utilities stock’s growing presence in Latin America.
Utilities stock Northland Power Inc. (TSX—NPI) has announced the acquisition of a Colombian regulated utility business for $1.1 billion. The   Read More

RESPs: Free dollars for scholars

Registered Education Savings Plans were first introduced in 1974. The program encourages Canadians to save more towards the post-secondary education of their children.
By Mark Halpern, CFP, TEP

It’s that time of   Read More

2 fertilizer stocks to buy

Nutrien Ltd. And The Mosaic Co. are looking forward to a better 2020—if the weather co-operates.
The US experienced unprecedented wet conditions in the first half of this year. Record precipitation   Read More

Fund seeks income, growth and safety

This diversified mutual fund offers an attractive level of income from a portfolio of income-generating securities including dividend-paying equities and investment-grade bonds.
Dynamic Equity Income Fund (Fund codes: DYN206(FE), DYN216(LL), DYN7011(LL2),   Read More

2 ways to invest in real estate

The MoneyLetter recently featured analysts’ reports on two real-estate stocks—one focused on residential real estate services and one on residential and commercial mortgage lending.
With what appears to be a turn   Read More

Gulliver and three Lilliputians

In a recent survey of gold mining stocks, The MoneyLetter featured the world’s largest producer and three juniors—all favored by the analysts that follow them.
Haywood Securities analysts Kenny Smith and   Read More

When management thinks like shareholders

5iResearch securities analyst Moez Mahraz finds companies with high insider ownership do well. When management has significant “skin-in-the-game”, their interests are closely aligned with yours.
Many of the companies we follow   Read More

Two funds to help you sleep at night

Here are two sleep-at-night mutual funds that, together, constitute a well-diversified portfolio with exposure to different geographical areas and industries.

Trade tensions and inverting interest rate yield curves have increased market   Read More

2 marijuana-related stocks to buy

A recent survey by The MoneyLetter of securities analysts’ reports found two junior cannabis-related stocks favored by Toronto-based Mackie Research Capital.
Toronto-based Mackie Research analyst Nikhil Thadani initiated coverage of technology   Read More