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Make money by not losing money

Ken Norquay says in times of aggressive monetary policy, pandemic, potential deflation, potential hyperinflation and economic melt down, focus on preservation of capital.

The financial winds have shifted. Eight months after   Read More

3 financial stocks to buy

These three financial stocks—an insurance company, a bank and a financial services holding company—all offer growth and income to their investors.

Manulife Financial Corporation (TSX—MFC; NYSE—MFC)
Manulife has made progress building its   Read More

3 REITs to buy

Here are two REITs rated ‘sector perform’ and one rated ‘sector outperform’ from a survey of the most widely covered income trusts by Canadian analysts.
Minto Apartment REIT (TSX—MI.UN)
How was the   Read More

3 pot stocks to buy

Here are three junior cannabis stocks recommended by analysts as ‘buys’. They serve a mix of medical and recreational marijuana markets for their products.
Indus Holdings Inc. (CNSX—INDS)
Beacon Securities analyst Doug   Read More

Couche-Tard’s next stop: Asia

Executive chairman Alain Bouchard wants consumer stock Couche-Tard “to become the world’s preferred destination for convenience and fuel.”

Montreal-based consumer goods stock Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (TSX—ATD.B) operates nearly 14,350 stores worldwide.   Read More

Giving to the grandchildren

Gift-giving season prompts Mark Goodfield (aka The Blunt Bean Counter) to look at some tax and other considerations regarding gifts to grandchildren.

Many grandparents ask me about the tax and practical   Read More

2 renewable energy stocks to buy

With the impact of fossil fuel extraction and use on climate change, renewable energy sources are becoming more attractive, says Enriched Investing’s Margaret Samuel.
There are a number of sectors in   Read More

5 clean energy stocks to buy

Investors should focus on financially strong, clean energy companies, those that produce solar, hydro, wind and geothermal energy and that have essentially ‘decarbonized’.

Coal and other fossil fuels are not coming   Read More

Don’t time the market

“I can’t recall ever once having seen the name of a market timer on Forbes’ annual list of the richest people in the world.” Peter Lynch.
What is the right price   Read More

2 REITs to buy for growth and income

Here are two real estate investment trusts to buy for growth and income. Both REITS’ units trade at attractive discounts to their net asset values.
Brookfield Property Partners (TSX—BPY.UN)
Brookfield Property Partners   Read More

2 technology stocks to buy

Here are two Canadian technology stocks to buy. One provides equipment and technology to TV and new-media; the other provides software and services to a variety of users.
Evertz Technologies Ltd.   Read More

2 best stocks to buy now

Business at Restaurant Brands International and Alimentation Couche-Tard is still worse than it was in 2019. Despite this, the companies beat analyst earnings forecasts.
Given restrictions on travel and social gatherings,   Read More

4 ‘work from home’ stocks to buy

Waterloo, Ontario-based Chartered Financial Analyst Moez Mahrez highlights four junior Canadian technology stocks that may benefit from the trend to ‘work from home’.

This month’s stock screen aims to identify companies   Read More

2 healthcare stocks to buy

Here are two healthcare stocks to buy. One is an owner and operator of healthcare clinics; the other a biotechnology supplier of custom antibodies.
WELL Health Technologies Corp. (TSX—WELL)
Healthcare stock WELL   Read More