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Build your wealth DRIP by DRIP

DRIPs (Dividend Re-Investment Plans) and cash option plans let individual investors build their wealth. That’s thanks to the dozen advantages that we outline below.
Studies have shown that dividend reinvestment is   Read More

Does 1 + 1 = 1.5 or 3?

Conglomerate sector stocks are generally out of favor and trade at discounts to the value of their underlying businesses. Companies that focus on one industry are generally in favor. But   Read More

Yes Brexit, Please—We’re British

With apologies to the “No Sex, Please—We’re British” playwrights,  The MoneyLetter’s behavioural finance analyst Ken Norquay takes a look at why people make seemingly irrational decisions about investment strategy. His   Read More

Market outlook: gyrations

Economist Paul Samuelson quipped: “The stock market has forecast nine of the last five recessions.” So, advises Toronto-based portfolio manager John Stephenson, dial down the noise about continuing market gyrations   Read More

Strategic investing and the unknowable

“…there are known knowns; …there are known unknowns; …there are also unknown unknowns.”–Donald Rumsfeld.  “Don’t pretend to know the unknowable.”–Ken Norquay.
Behavioural finance strategist Ken Norquay is a frequent contributor to   Read More