Keyword: The MoneyLetter

How much cash should you hold?

State Street Corp. provides big institutional investors with investment research, investment management, investment servicing and trading services. It recently reported on the cash holdings of individual investors. In Canada, individual   Read More

Keeping Score

A look back at some investment hits and misses

When I worked for a major brokerage firm many years ago, I was always amazed to see how few of the Investment   Read More

Safety Abroad

Look beyond North America’s borders and benefit from ADR investing

ADRs, or American Depositary Receipts make it easy for you to buy overseas companies and provide you with an extra measure   Read More

Market Outlook: Get Defensive

This overly bullish market may be expecting a pullback this summer. Time to.. Get Defensive!

There has been a noticeable rotation lately out of higher-risk securities such as biotech, U.S. Small   Read More

Oil Patch

World markets currently less desirable than developed markets, where some of the best opportunities lie in the oil patch..

March was a volatile month for the markets, with worries over global   Read More

Market Mayhem

Worries over emerging markets continue, but North America looks poised for a recovery

The stock market has been in quite a funk these last few weeks.

Expectations of a reduction in stimulus   Read More

TransAlta Corp. – An update

TransAlta Corp. (TSX-TA, $12.65) has long been the acknowledged weak sister in my Canadian Stocks for Dividends 6-Pak. I concluded my last article (February/First Report) keeping my fingers crossed for   Read More

Follow the money

Some of my research involves sentiment indicators, which measure the level of bullish or bearish behavior by two distinct groups of investors.

One group, sometimes referred to as the “smart   Read More

Time to Think Big

At first glance, it appears that small stocks do much better than big stocks.

But look closer and both groups do about the same most of the time.

From 1926 through 2006,   Read More

How to Measure Trends

- Ken Norquay, CMT


 

Is there an economic indicator that can help the average investor sort out the long-term ups and downs of the financial markets?


In my book, Beyond the Bull,   Read More

Boost your cash flow

The MoneyLetter, MPL Communications Inc.
133 Richmond St.W., Toronto, ON, M5H 3M8. 1-800-804-8846

 
Parents of children face large demands on their cash flow. They likely service a high mortgage, pay off their   Read More

Healthy Returns

The MoneyLetter, MPL Communications Inc.
133 Richmond St.W., Toronto, ON, M5H 3M8. 1-800-804-8846

 
- John Stephenson, CFA For better or for worse, Obamacare is now the law of the land in the   Read More

Stocks leveraged to global growth

The MoneyLetter, MPL Communications Inc.
133 Richmond St.W., Toronto, ON, M5H 3M8. 1-800-804-8846

Markets have come roaring back lately, fueled by optimism that the Fed is in no hurry to start scaling   Read More

ADRs for Industry Access

 
The MoneyLetter, MPL Communications Inc.
133 Richmond St.W., Toronto, ON, M5H 3M8. 1-800-804-8846

  
American Depositary Receipts diversify your portfolio, reduce risk and give you industry access.

Since we last updated   Read More

2014: A solid base for Canadian Companies

The MoneyLetter, MPL Communications Inc.
133 Richmond St.W., Toronto, ON, M5H 3M8. 1-800-804-8846

For 2014, market momentum and technological innovation will give world-class Canadian companies a solid base.
  
This year, more   Read More

Expand your investment horizon

The MoneyLetter, MPL Communications Inc.
133 Richmond St.W., Toronto, ON, M5H 3M8. 1-800-804-8846

The recent squabble over the debt ceiling in Washington serves to illustrate why it’s a good idea to diversify   Read More