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Past issues of the Internet Wealth Builder (IWB) are displayed here in chronological order. Please choose a year to view more details.


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December 12, 2016

A year of improbable profits… Lessons from history… Glenn Rogers visits Cuba… Glenn Rogers’s updates: iShares MSCI Hong Kong ETF, Allergan plc, iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF… Gordon Pape’s updates: UnitedHealth Group, Aecon Group, Badger Daylighting, Lundin Mining… Your Questions: Rising interest rates

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December 4, 2016

Good news for energy – maybe… Another gain for Buy and Hold… Winners and losers of 2016… Ryan Irvine picks Photon Control… Fee increase

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November 28, 2016

Mini-Portfolio still on track Good news for banks… Gavin Graham’s bank updates… More Gavin Graham updates: Vodafone, Novartis AG… Gordon Pape’s updates: Stryker Corp., Shaw Communications… Your Questions: Mutual Funds or ETFs?… Membership fees

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November 20, 2016

Predicting the unpredictable… Five issues that may affect your portfolio… Trump winners and losers… Shawn Allen’s updates: Stantec, Melcor Developments, American Express… Gordon Pape’s updates: J.B. Hunt Transport, New Flyer Industries, CGI Group

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November 12, 2016

Special Edition – What happens next?

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November 6, 2016

Hold your breath for Tuesday’s vote… Glenn Rogers sees profits in Taser… Glenn Rogers updates Teck, Under Armour, Bristol-Myers Squibb… Gordon Pape updates Suncor Energy, Vermillion Energy, Enbridge Inc., Alphabet Inc.

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October 31, 2016

A plague on both your houses: the AT&T/Time Warner deal… Ryan Irvine updates Firan Technology, Enghouse Systems, Merus Labs… Gordon Pape updates New Flyer Industries, TransForce Inc… Your Questions: Mutual fund questions… Members’ Corner: Prospects for Canopy Growth, Trump strategy… Correction

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October 24, 2016

The big short… Sometimes, risk arrives out of left field… Shawn Allen’s new stock pick… Shawn Allen updates Canadian Western Bank, Toll Brothers… Gordon Pape’s mutual fund updates… Member’s Corner: Luxor placement

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October 17, 2016

Conservative portfolio gains 7%… Political storms ahead… Gavin Graham: A different way to invest in gold… Gordon Pape’s ETF updates: SDY, CDZ, XIN, XIC

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October 2, 2016

OPEC blinks… Glenn Rogers prepares for winter… Glenn Rogers updates Crown Castle International, Freeport-McMoRan, Sirius XM Holdings, Palo Alto Networks… Gordon Pape updates Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase, AT&T, J.B. Hunt Transport… Gavin Graham updates AltaGas Ltd… Your Questions: Stop-loss orders, TFSA contributions, home sale proceeds… No IWB next week. Next issue Oct. 17.

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September 24, 2016

Negative rates – what to buy… Strong gain for TFSA portfolio… Ryan Irvine on breakthrough stocks… Ryan Irvin updates Boyd Group, High Arctic Energy… Gordon Pape’s updates Alphabet… Gavin Graham updates Leucadia National

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September 18, 2016

Defensive portfolio on target… The aftermath of Brexit… Gavin Graham picks Vodafone… Gavin Graham’s updates: Intact Financial, A&W Royalties Trust, iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF… Glenn Roger’s updates: Agrium

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September 11, 2016

Pipeline money goes south… Danger zone… Retail stocks: Low margins yield big profits… Shawn Allen’s updates: Alimentation Couche-Tard, Canadian Tire, AutoCanada… Gordon Pape’s updates: Andrew Pelle

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August 29, 2016

Health care winners… Add lithium power to your portfolio… Glenn Roger’s updates: Facebook, Alibaba, Hertz, Shopify… Gordon Pape’s updates: TransCanada Corp., Enbridge… Ryan Irvine’s updates: Hammond Power… Your Questions: RRIF investing, best returns, RRSP and TFSA… Correction: Trimark fund

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August 21, 2016

Modest gain for RRSP portfolio… Ryan Irvine updates GlobalSCAPE, Caldwell Partners, High Arctic Energy… Gordon Pape updates Shaw Communications, Telus… Members’ Corner: Brookfield Business Partners… Correction: Sherwin-Williams

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August 14, 2016

Nasdaq’s remarkable comeback… U.S. Mini Portfolio update… Gold still shines… Gavin Graham updates Agnico Eagle, Franco-Nevada, Goldcorp… Gordon Pape updates Wells Fargo, Hydro One… Glenn Rogers updates Xylem, LifePoint Health

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August 7, 2016

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July 24, 2016

Trump threatens NAFTA… Oil price stuck in neutral… Michael Corcoran updates Tourmaline Oil, Whitecap Resources… Glenn Rogers likes Nike… Glenn Rogers updates Under Armour, Atlas Air Worldwide, Clorox… No IWB next week. Next issue Aug. 8.

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July 17, 2016

Floating on air… Glum news for Canada… TSX leaders: BCE Inc…. A paint that kills germs… Gordon Pape’s updates: MetLife, RioCan REIT, iShares Core S&P U.S. Total Market ETF, Fidelity Canadian Balanced Fund… Mutual fund portfolios.

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July 10, 2016

Britain is on sale!… First half finishes on a high note… TSX leaders: Boyd Group Income Fund… Gavin Graham’s updates: Empire Company, Home Capital… Gordon Pape’s stock updates: WSP Global… Gordon Pape?s fund updates: iShares 1-5 Year Laddered Corporate Bond Index ETF, iShares Canadian Universe Bond Index ETF, iShares Convertible Bond Index ETF.

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June 26, 2016

Brexit vote shakes markets… What to expect in the second half… TSX leaders: Agnico Eagle… Ryan Irvine picks GlobalSCAPE… Ryan Irvine updates Firan Technology, Merus Labs… Gordon Pape updates CGI Group

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June 20, 2016

Brexit vote spooks fed… TSX leaders: New Flyer Industries… Profiting from organic growth … Shawn Allen updates American Express, CN Rail, Canadian Western Bank… Gordon Pape’s stock updates: TransForce, George Weston… Gordon Pape’s mutual fund updates: Beutel Goodman American Equity, Black Creek International Equity, Leith Wheeler Canadian Equity, Steadyhand Income Fund

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June 12, 2016

Buy and Hold Portfolio gains… Top TSX performer: Teck Cominco… Financials doing better than expected… Gavin Graham updates Industrial Alliance, Manulife… Gordon Pape updates Stella-Jones… Your Questions: Under Armour share split

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June 5, 2016

TSX continues to lead world markets… TSX leaders: Franco-Nevada… The misunderstood Peter Lynch… Ryan Irvine updates Espiel Group, Enghouse Systems, Grenville Strategic Royalty, and Exco Systems. … Gordon Pape?s updates: BCE, Fortis

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May 28, 2016

Where now for oil?… Mini Portfolio going strong… Valeant gives growth by acquisition a black eye… Shawn Allen updates Alimentation Couche-Tard, Canadian Tire, Toll Brothers… Gordon Pape updates Badger Daylighting, Polaris Minerals… Your Questions: Stock dividends, TFSA contributions… Members’ Corner: The nuclear option

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May 23, 2016

Investors ignore climate change plan… The real cost of Fort McMurray… Michael Corcoran updates ExxonMobil, LyondellBasell Industries… Gordon Pape’s updates: Telus Corp., Brookfield Asset Management, Constellation Software, JPMorgan Chase… Your Questions: Nuclear option, wills

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May 16, 2016

Dual shares under fire… New tax bracket hits estates… Emerging markets recovery?… Gavin Graham’s updates: Mead Johnson Nutrition, Linamar Corp., A&W… Shawn Allen updates Costco Wholesale… Gordon Pape’s updates: TransCanada Corp…. Your Questions: Model portfolios

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May 8, 2016

BCE deal raises questions… Will we ever learn?… Average manager can?t beat index ? Buffett … Shawn Allen updates Canadian Western Bank, Stantec… Gordon Pape updates UnitedHealth Group, Suncor… Your Questions: Investing strategies

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April 23, 2016

Conservative Portfolio back on track… A look at U.S. small caps… Ryan Irvine picks TrueBlue Inc. … As others see us … Gordon Pape’s updates: New Flyer Industries, Norfolk Southern, Shaw Communications… Your Questions: Underperforming ETF… Equitable clarification

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April 18, 2016

Happy days? Not yet!… Glenn Rogers goes food shopping… Glenn Rogers updates Allergan, American Water, Citigroup, Bank of America, Constellation Brands, Fiat Chrysler… Gordon Pape updates Hydro One… Members’ Corner: Tax software, NAICS frustration… Correction

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April 10, 2016

Tax software getting better… NAICS frustration… How big a threat is “Brexit”?… Gavin Graham?s updates: Honda Motor Co., Copa Holdings, Novartis AG

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April 4, 2016

The pros and cons of dividend increases… Shawn Allen likes Berkshire Hathaway… Shawn Allen updates Melcor Developments, AutoCanada… Michael Corcoran updates Tourmaline Oil… Gordon Pape updates Equitable Group… Ryan Irvine updates The Caldwell Partners International… Members’ Corner: RRSP drawdowns… Your Questions

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March 28, 2016

Deficits forever!… Measures that may affect you… The truth about Canadian small caps… Ryan Irvine updates Boyd Group, Exco Technologies, Hammond Power Systems… Michael Corcoran updates ExxonMobil, Whitecap Resources

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March 20, 2016

TFSA Portfolio holds steady… Michael Corcoran’s new pick… Gordon Pape’s updates: Shawcor Ltd., Aecon Group, Stella Jones… Your Questions: RRSP drawdown

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March 12, 2016

Playing defence… Gold is glittering again… Gavin Graham’s gold stock updates… More Gavin Graham updates: Loews and Leucadia National… Gordon Pape’s updates: UnitedHealth Group, JPMorgan Chase, Andrew Peller

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March 7, 2016

Writing on the wall… Back in the black… Warren Buffett and market volatility… Shawn Allen updates Canadian Tire, Toll Brothers… Gordon Pape’s updates: Student Transportation

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February 27, 2016

First, do no harm… Ryan Irvine updates Enghouse Systems, Grenville Strategic Royalty, Merus Labs International… Gordon Pape’s updates: AT&T, J.B. Hunt Transport, MetLife, Wal-Mart, Lundin Mining… Your Questions: Portfolio results

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February 21, 2016

Growth Portfolio hangs in… Glenn Rogers finds a cancer fighter… Glenn Rogers’s updates: Palo Alto Networks, FireEye, Shopify… Gordon Pape’s updates: BCE Inc., TransCanada Corp., CGI Group, PHN Short Term Bond and Mortgage Fund… Your Questions: Alimentation Couche-Tard, fixed income and taxes, bond funds

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February 14, 2016

Will history repeat?… Coping with bear markets… Canadian banks ride the storm… Gavin Graham updates Royal Bank, TD Bank, Scotiabank… Gavin Graham assesses the Capstone takeover… Gordon Pape’s updates: Suncor Energy, Fortis Inc., TransForce Inc., American Express correction

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February 7, 2016

The Alphabet see-saw… Understanding adjusted earnings… Shawn Allen?s updates: American Express, CN Rail… Gordon Pape?s updates: iShares Core S&P U.S. Total Market ETF, iShares Japan Fundamental Index ETF, iShares MSCI EAFE Index ETF, iShares MSCI Frontier 100 ETF, iShares Core S&P 500 Index ETF, iShares Core S&P/TSX Capped Composite Index ETF, Mawer Tax Effective Balanced Fund

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January 30, 2016

Japan goes negative… Parsing the Fed… Be greedy when others are fearful… Ryan Irvine updates High Arctic Energy, Espial Group, Firon Technologies… Gordon Pape’s fund updates: Templeton Growth Fund, TD Advantage Balanced Income Portfolio, Steadyhand Founders Fund, Steadyhand Income Fund, PH&N Total Return Bond Fund, Mawer U.S. Equity Fund

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January 25, 2016

Profits from a weak loonie… Glenn Rogers picks Verizon… Glenn Rogers updates three ETFs… Gordon Pape updates Wells Fargo, Shaw Communications, iShares 1-5 Year Laddered Corporate Bond Index ETF, iShares Canadian Universe Bond Index ETF, iShares Convertible Bond Index ETF… Your Questions: Corporate class funds

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January 17, 2016

We’ve been here before… Ditherer’s regret… TSX a top performer?… Safe havens in volatile markets… Gavin Graham likes Empire Company… Gavin Graham updates Home Capital… Gordon Pape updates Fortis Inc. .. Your Questions: Google shares, RRSP growing pains, Liberal promises

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January 10, 2016

Put safety first in 2016… A final look back… Three key areas to watch in 2016… Shawn Allen’s top pick for 2016… Shawn Allen updates Toll Brothers, Alimentation Couche-Tard… Three big disappointments in 2015… Gordon Pape updates Brookfield Asset Management

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January 2, 2016

Energy outlook 2016… Michael Corcoran updates ExxonMobil, Whitecap Resources… Six stocks that did well in 2015… Buy and Hold Portfolio update

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December 12, 2015

Oil and the falling knife… Managing the tax changes… Ryan Irvine: Cash is king… Ryan Irvine updates Boyd Group, WiLAN, Exco Technologies… Gordon Pape’s updates: Badger Daylighting, Gibson Energy, Brookfield Asset Management… Your Questions: Why are prices falling?… Members’ Corner.

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December 6, 2015

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November 29, 2015

Another mega merger… RioCan faces tough slog… Glenn Rogers picks Under Armour… Glenn Rogers updates Facebook, Palo Alto Networks… Gordon Pape’s updates: BCE, Telus, Saputo… 2016 price change

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November 22, 2015

CP goes after Norfolk Southern… But will you tell me when to sell?… Shawn Allen updates Melcor Developments, Stantec, AutoCanada Hydro One fits conservative portfolios… Gordon Pape’s updates: Suncor Energy, Enbridge Inc. … Members’ Corner: Climate change

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November 7, 2015

Mini Portfolio has good run… Ryan Irvine picks Firan Technology… Ryan Irvine’s updates: Grenville Strategic Royalty, Hammond Power Solutions, The Caldwell Partners International… Gordon Pape’s updates: TransCanada Corp., WSP Global… Your Questions: GE share swap… Members’ Corner: Water, water…, AltaGas

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November 1, 2015

Water, water – but not everywhere… Healthcare collapse a buying opportunity?… Infrastructure focus should help utilities/pipelines… Gavin Graham updates AltaGas, Capstone Infrastructure… Gordon Pape’s updates: TransForce, Shaw Communications… Your Questions: TFSA rollovers, CDIC coverage

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October 24, 2015

The Liberals and your money… A towering stock pick… Glenn Rogers updates Yum Brands, Freeport McMoRan, Agrium, CBRE Clarion Global Real Estate Fund… Gordon Pape’s updates: New Flyer Industries, Wells Fargo, Alphabet Inc.. SPDR S&P Dividend Income ETF, iShares S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats Index ETF

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October 18, 2015

Defensive portfolio does its job… Buying shares with “stink bids”… Shawn Allen updates American Express, Costco… Gordon Pape’s updates: Student Transportation, Trinidad Drilling, Andrew Peller, UnitedHealth Group, Wal-Mart… Your Questions: Enbridge shares

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October 4, 2015

Why invest?… Slow growth ahead… Ryan Irvine updates Merus Labs, Enghouse Systems, Athabasca Minerals, Exco Technologies… A September to forget… Gordon Pape’s fund updates… Your Questions: Bond investing, U.S. dollar

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September 27, 2015

Alibaba: high risk, high reward… Glenn Rogers’s updates: Atlas Air Worldwide, Magna International… Down markets hit TFSA portfolio… Shawn Allen’s updates: Toll Brothers, CN Rail… Your Questions: RESP investing… Members’ Corner: TFSA reaction

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September 19, 2015

The Fed stands pat… Conservative Portfolio loses ground… Forecasting share earnings vs. share prices… Shawn Allen updates Canadian Western Bank, Canadian Tire… TFSA follow-up… Members’ Corner: TFSA contribution limit

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September 13, 2015

TFSAs under fire… The Bank stands pat… Banking on growth… Gavin Graham updates Royal Bank, TD Bank, Scotiabank… Ryan Irvine updates Espial Group… Gordon Pape’s updates: UnitedHealth Group, Simon Property Group, Wal-Mart Stores, Stryker Corp.

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August 30, 2015

A time of uncertainty… The real money is earned in down markets… Ryan Irvine updates Boyd Group, High Arctic Energy… Mini portfolios updated… Gordon Pape updates TransCanada Corp.

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August 23, 2015

A brutal week… We have to eat… New health guidelines boost stock… Glenn Rogers updates iShares Brazil, Hertz Global Holdings, Boeing… Growth Portfolio still strong… Gordon Pape updates Enbridge, CGI Group… Members’ Corner: Impact of NDP government, Upcoming seminar

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August 16, 2015

China joins the currency wars… Gavin Graham updates Home Capital… Marking time: RRSP Portfolio update… Gordon Pape?s updates: Google Inc., Fortis Inc., PH&N Total Return Bond Fund… Follow-up: Crescent Point

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August 8, 2015

The election and your money… Opportunities in the oil patch… Michael Corcoran updates ExxonMobil… Gordon Pape’s updates: Google Inc., Suncor Energy… Your Questions: Buying gold, locking in RRSP money

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July 26, 2015

Commodities: A falling knife… Stock splits and share prices… Shawn Allen recommends AutoCanada… Gordon Pape’s updates: JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Alimentation Couche-Tard, TransForce Inc., Google Inc…. Ryan Irvine’s updates: Espiel Group

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July 19, 2015

Doom and gloom… Top ETFs of 2015… Summer is a buying opportunity… Ryan Irvine likes Grenville… Gordon Pape’s updates: Silver Wheaton… Your Questions… Housekeeping

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July 12, 2015

Volatile times… The barbell approach… Europe after Greece… Gavin Graham’s updates: Intact Financial, Manulife Financial, Industrial Alliance, Mead Johnson Nutrition… Gordon Pape updates Shaw Communications

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July 5, 2015

Supreme Court creates opportunity… Glenn Rogers’s updates: Wyndham Worldwide, Facebook, Hertz Global Holdings, Constellation Brands… A new depression?… The halfway point… Gordon Pape’s updates: J.B. Hunt Transport, AT&T… Wine tour

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June 28, 2015

Buy and Hold Portfolio review… Oil price collateral damage creates opportunities… Shawn Allen updates CN Rail, Canadian Western Bank, Melcor Developments… Irwin Michael?s stock picks updated…… Housekeeping

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June 22, 2015

In This Issue Is this the infl …

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June 13, 2015

Pay attention to bank’s warning… Where now for oil prices?… Michael Corcoran updates ExxonMobil… Gordon Pape’s updates: Lundin Mining, Aecon Group, Saputo Inc., Norfolk Southern… Your Questions: Do it yourself money management… Members’ Corner: New website

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June 7, 2015

The elusive recovery… Bank dilemma… Gavin Graham updates TD Bank, Scotiabank, Capstone Infrastructure Gordon Pape’s updates: RioCan REIT, Fortis, Wal-Mart… Members’ Corner: Credit cards for U.S. travel

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May 30, 2015

Shopify starts strong… Glenn Rogers updates First Solar, Palo Alto Networks, FireEye, Atlas Air Worldwide… Is hedging the right move?… CPP – the devil is in the details… Gordon Pape updates Gibson Energy, Telus Corp., Google Inc., Brookfield Asset Management

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May 23, 2015

Superpower no more… Share buybacks: good or bad?… Shawn Allen’s updates: Canadian Tire, Stantec Inc., Toll Brothers… U.S. dollar investments… Gordon Pape’s updates: MetLife, Cenovus Energy, Constellation Software… Renewal notices

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May 9, 2015

Investors look overseas… Trudeau declares tax war… Energy bounce back looks fragile… Ryan Irvine updates Macro Enterprises, Parex Resources, High Arctic Energy Services, Hammond Power Solutions… Gordon Pape’s updates: JCMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Shaw Communications, BCE Inc.

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May 2, 2015

Take advantage of TFSA changes… Profiting from water woes… Glenn Rogers updates American Water Works, Clorox… Gordon Pape’s updates: Brookfield Asset Management, Suncor Energy… Gavin Graham’s updates: Linamar Corp., A&W… Members’ Corner: Euroseas

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April 19, 2015

Defensive portfolio still strong… Is Europe really recovering?… Gavin Graham updates Novartis, Home Capital Group… Gordon Pape’s updates: BCE, Telus, Brookfield Asset Management… Members’ Corner: Praise for Corcoran, TFSAs

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April 11, 2015

TFSA doubling – the unanswered questions… TFSAs – who benefits?… Freedom 55 achieved… Shawn Allen’s updates: American Express, Costco Wholesale, Melcor Developments… Gordon Pape’s ETF updates: iShares Japan Fundamental Index ETF, iShares MSCI EAFE Index ETF, iShares MSCI Frontier 100 ETF, iShares Core S&P 500 ETF, iShares Core S&P/TSX Capped Composite Index ETF, iShares 1-5 Year Laddered Corporate Bond Index ETF, iShares Canadian Universe Bond Index ETF, iShares Convertible Bond Index ETF, iShares Core S&P U.S. Total Market ETF

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April 4, 2015

Bull feeble but intact… All the news you don’t need to know… Michael Corcoran updates Exxon Mobil… Gordon Pape’s updates: Silver Wheaton, Long Run Exploration

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March 28, 2015

Small gain for TFSA Portfolio… A pharma stock with growth potential… Ryan Irvine updates Boyd Group, Caldwell Partners… Your Questions: XUU volume, investing U.S. dollars, retirement portfolio… Members’ Corner: RRIF withdrawals

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March 22, 2015

Seven years on… Low prices + low euro = Fiat… Glenn Rogers updates Douglas Dynamics, Realogy, Sirius Holdings… Action time for RRIFs… Gordon Pape’s updates: iShares S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats Index ETF, Stella-Jones, Alimentation Couche-Tard… Members’ Corner: Avoid stocks

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March 14, 2015

Conservative Portfolio outperforms… Is the gold bear market over?… Gavin Graham updates Goldcorp, Agnico-Eagle, Franco-Nevada, Anglo-Pacific… Gordon Pape’s updates: Simon Property Group, SPDR S&P Dividend ETF… Your Questions: Institutional funds

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March 8, 2015

Nasdaq briefly tops 5,000… Warren Buffett’s secrets of success… Shawn Allen updates Canadian Tire… TFSAs under fire… Gordon Pape’s updates: Michael Kors… Your Questions: Black Creek International distribution

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February 28, 2015

Yield curve concerns… Don’t sell too soon… Ryan Irvine’s updates: Exco Technologies, Athabasca Minerals, Enghouse Systems. New iShares offering on target… Gordon Pape’s updates: Fortis, Canadian Apartment Properties REIT… John Hillery website… Your Questions: Horizons ETF, planning for retirement, unhappy with broker, combining retirement plans… Members’ Corner: New website, Beutel Goodman fund, Tax software

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February 21, 2015

Growth Portfolio charges ahead… Glenn Rogers picks Atlas Air… Glenn Rogers updates Apple, FireEye, American Airlines, NutriSystem, First Solar… Gordon Pape’s updates: Google, RioCan, TransCanada… Your Questions: Selling gold, RRSP allocations

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February 15, 2015

Another 2008?… Riding the rails… Gavin Graham’s updates: CN Rail, TD Bank, Scotiabank… What to put in an RRSP… Two funds added to Recommended List… Gordon Pape’s updates: Stryker Corp.

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February 7, 2015

RRSP Portfolio outperforms… Shawn Allen: RRSP or TFSA?… Updates: Saputo, AT&T, Black Creek International Equity Fund, BMG BullionFund, Fidelity Canadian Balanced Fund, Mawer Balanced Fund… Your Questions: Oil ETFs, RRSP contribution for son, new website

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January 31, 2015

January was a downer… Mini-Portfolios reviewed… Venture investing needs fundamental changes… Ryan Irvine picks Espial… Updates: Shaw Communications, J.B. Hunt Transport… Your Questions: Badger Daylighting

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January 26, 2015

Strong returns from Buy and Hold Portfolio… Glenn Rogers on cyber security… Glenn Rogers updates Citigroup, American Waterworks, Las Vegas Sands… How to play the (eventual) oil recovery

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January 19, 2015

Too big to fail?… A dismal start… Beware Greeks bearing debts – again!… Gavin Graham updates Copa Holdings, Honda Motor, Mead Johnson Nutrition… Gordon Pape’s updates: MetLife, Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase

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January 12, 2015

The year ahead… Investment strategies for 2015… Shawn Allen named contributing editor… Shawn Allen’s approach to stock picking… Shawn Allen updates Toll Brothers, Costco, Melcor Developments, American Express, Stantec… Gordon Pape’s updates: Enbridge, Vermilion Energy… Housekeeping

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January 5, 2015

The final tally… How our 2014 predictions fared… The best of 2014… Oil and gas: The outlook for 2015… How to profit from low oil prices… Michael Corcoran’s top energy pick… Housekeeping

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December 15, 2014

Slaughter on Bay Street… Top money stories of 2014… Ryan Irvine looks back and ahead… Quick takes on our small-caps… Some ideas for 2015… Gordon Pape’s updates: Wal-mart, CIBC… Your Questions: RRSPs before 18… Housekeeping

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December 8, 2014

Five big questions for 2015… Stay with American stocks in 2015… Tom Slee’s 2015 stock picks… Tom Slee’s updates: Long Run Exploration, Enbridge… Your Questions: Tax-free RRSP withdrawals… Tom Slee retires

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December 1, 2014

Cheap oil – but for how long?… Drugs can be good for you… Gavin Graham updates Loews Corp. Leucadia National… Glentel takeover a big win… Gordon Pape updates BCE Inc., CGI Group… Members’ Corner: Market timing and other fads… Your Questions: RRSP transfers

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November 23, 2014

A so-so summer… A taste of fine wine… Glenn Rogers updates Bank of America, Citigroup, Generac… Digging for dollars… More updates: Brookfield Asset Management, Fortis Inc., Aecon Group

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November 8, 2014

The oil price war… Bull market still intact… Tom Slee’s updates: TransForce, Aecon Group, ShawCor, Alimentation Couche-Tard… Gordon Pape’s updates: AT&T, Suncor Energy, Constellation Software, Stryker Corp…. Your Questions: Adviser compensation

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November 1, 2014

Now the calm?… Correction overdue but short-lived… Ryan Irvine’s updates: Boyd Group Income Fund, WiLAN… Pay down the mortgage or invest?… Gordon Pape’s updates: Cenovus Energy… Your Questions: RRSP/RRIF withdrawals

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October 27, 2014

Slow and steady… Ebola: Panic and opportunity… Glenn Rogers updates Westport Innovations, Pimco Income Opportunity Fund, Walt Disney Corp., Teck Resources, Diageo PLC… ETF price war continues… Gordon Pape’s ETF updates: iShares 1-5 Year Laddered Corporate Bond Index ETF, iShares Canadian Universe Bond Index ETF, iShares Core S&P 500 Index ETF (CAD-Hedged), iShares S&P/TSX Small Cap Index ETF… Your Questions: CPP after 65

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October 20, 2014

Correction, rebound: Now What?… Resources collapse: A false alarm?… Gavin Graham’s updates: Emerging markets bond and stock ETFs… An uphill challenge… More updates: Long Run Exploration, Wells Fargo, Steadyhand Founders Fund, Steadyhand Income Fund… Your Questions: RESP contributions

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October 6, 2014

A storm, not a crash… Market timing? Look elsewhere… Tom Slee likes bank stocks… Tom Slee’s bank updates: TD Bank, Scotiabank, National Bank… More Tom Slee updates: Stantec, Canadian Tire… Your Questions: Investment advice… Gordon Pape’s updates: iShares MSCI EAFE Index ETF, iShares MSCI Frontier 100 ETF, iShares U.S. Small Cap Index ETF… Housekeeping

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September 29, 2014

Conservative portfolio on track… Ryan Irvine revisits four stock picks… Gordon Pape’s updates: Andrew Peller… Your Questions: Escalating GIC, short-term investing

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September 22, 2014

What’s wrong with this picture?… Glenn Rogers takes a bite of Apple… Glenn Rogers updates Wyndham Worldwide, Nuance Communications, Hertz Global Holdings… ETF boom continues… Gordon Pape’s updates: CIBC, Suncor Energy, TransCanada Corp… Members’ Corner: Keep Q&A… Housekeeping

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September 15, 2014

Change on the way… Don’t let your portfolio drift… Tom Slee picks Long Run Exploration… Tom Slee updates Estee Lauder, New Flyer Industries… Shawn Allen recommends Canadian Western Bank… Shawn Allen updates Toll Brothers, Costco, Melcor Developments… Members’ Corner: No Q&A please

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September 8, 2014

Danger zone… Disunited Kingdom?… Gavin Graham’s updates: Anglo-Pacific Group, Capstone Infrastructure, Linamar… Gordon Pape’s updates: CAPREIT, Southern Company, Wal-Mart, MetLife… Your Questions: TFSA rules, RESP question, disability tax rules, insurance for the future, finding an adviser

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August 25, 2014

RRSPs in August… What does it take to be a good investor?… Ryan Irvine updates Athabasca Minerals, Parex Resources, Glentel… Gordon Pape’s updates: Saputo Inc., RioCan REIT

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August 18, 2014

Telecoms under pressure… Obamacare a boon for hospitals… Glenn Rogers updates Baidu, Freeport McMoRan… Mini Portfolio updates… Gordon Pape updates Gibson Energy

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August 11, 2014

The high cost of health care… Let the winners run… Growth Portfolio on a roll… Gordon Pape’s updates: Cenovus Energy, CGI Group, Suncor Energy, Vermilion Energy… Your Questions: CPP benefits

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August 5, 2014

Cash or canned goods?… Russian turmoil hits Europe… Gavin Graham’s updates: Home Capital Group, Copa Holdings, BMO Asian Growth and Income Fund, Templeton Frontier Markets Corporate Class A Units… Gordon Pape’s updates: AT&T, ArcelorMittal, Google, iShares Japan Fundamental Index ETF, iShares Gold Bullion ETF… Members’ Corner: Cash in Chou Funds

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July 28, 2014

Pain relief and profits… Control your emotions and increase profits… Ryan Irvine updates Exco Technologies, WiLAN… Taxing times… More updates: CN Rail, Facebook

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July 21, 2014

Buy and Hold Portfolio still strong… Glenn Rogers picks Cummins… Glenn Rogers’ updates: Westport Innovations, American Railcar Industries… Low rates to stay awhile… Gordon Pape’s updates: Wells Fargo, CGI Group, Student Transportation, TD Advantage Balanced Income Portfolio

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July 14, 2014

What’s next for REITs?… A new REIT pick… Still some bargains on the TSX… Tom Slee likes Lundin Mining… Tom Slee updates Rogers Communications, AltaGas… Gordon Pape’s updates: Suncor Energy, Saputo, Telus, Andrew Peller

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July 7, 2014

Goldilocks and the black swan… As good as gold?… Gavin Graham updates Agnico-Eagle, Goldcorp, Franco-Nevada… No bargains? Hold cash… Gordon Pape’s updates: Shaw Communications, Ensign Energy Services… Your Questions: How much stock market exposure?… Members’ Corner: When to sell

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June 30, 2014

When to sell… What goes into a great stock pick… Ryan Irvine updates Enghouse Systems, Hammond Power Systems, Macro Enterprises… Where to begin?… Gordon Pape’s updates: Brookfield Asset Management, Fortis Inc., Templeton Growth Fund… Members’ Corner: Constellation debentures

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June 23, 2014

Six years on… Cool, clear water… Glenn Rogers updates Covidien, Realogy Holdings, Nutrisystem, Broadcom… Constellation’s “unprecedented” debenture… More updates: AltaGas, Google, AT&T, RioCan REIT… Members’ Corner: Vanguard replies

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June 16, 2014

Iraq crisis boosts energy stocks… Gordon Pape picks Vermilion Energy… Blue chip preferreds look attractive… Tom Slee’s preferred share updates… Gordon Pape’s updates: Southern Company, Walmart, MetLife

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June 9, 2014

Italian turnaround?… A rudderless ship… Global economies are improving… Gavin Graham updates A&W, Mead Johnson Nutrition, Capstone Infrastructure… Gordon Pape’s updates: Gibson Energy, Trinidad Drilling, Silver Wheaton, Target Corp… Your Questions: Taxes on RRIF income… Members’ Corner: Vanguard’s “bargain” pricing.

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May 19, 2014

ETF price war heats up… Shale gas reshapes transportation sector… Tom Slee recommends J.B. Hunt… Tom Slee updates CN Rail, Norfolk Southern, Finning International, Stella Jones, Alimentation Couche-Tard… Zombie bonds… Gordon Pape’s ETF updates: iShares 1-5 Year Laddered Corporate Bond Index Fund, iShares Canadian Universe Bond Index ETF, iShares BRIC Index Fund, iShares MSCI Frontier 100 ETF, iShares Japan Fundamental Index Fund, iShares S&P 500 Index ETF (CAD-Hedged), iShares S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats Index Fund… Your Questions: TFSA profits… Housekeeping

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May 10, 2014

A dose of reality… Managing a portfolio in uncertain times… Ryan Irvine updates Parex Resources, Athabasca Minerals, Caldwell Partners… More updates: BCE, Genworth MI Canada, TransCanada Corp., Costco, American Express… Your Questions: Early registered plan withdrawals… Housekeeping

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May 3, 2014

Energy rebounds… Assessing energy funds… Glenn Rogers goes green… Glenn Rogers updates Yum Brands, Weyerhaeuser, Terex, Facebook… The pension dilemma… Gordon Pape’s updates: Wells Fargo, Constellation Software… Members’ Corner: DRIP plans

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April 21, 2014

Defense wins!… Time to spring clean our U.S. Stocks… Tom Slee updates Peabody Energy, Norfolk Southern, JPMorgan Chase, Michael Kors Holdings, Simon Property Group, UnitedHealth Group… Gordon Pape’s updates: W.W. Grainger, MetLife… Your Questions: Withholding tax… Members’ Corner: Mutual funds, Heartbleed

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April 14, 2014

3-D printing – exciting but dangerous… Is the five-year bull market nearing an end?… Gavin Graham updates Honda, Loews, Leucadia… Another approach to RESPs… Gordon Pape’s updates: Constellation Software… Your Questions: Same fund, why the difference?… Members’ Corner: No mutual funds, please… The Heartbleed bug

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April 7, 2014

TFSA portfolio on target… LNG exports offer opportunity… Ryan Irvine updates High Arctic Energy, Leader Energy… Gordon Pape’s Updates: Google Inc., Mackenzie Sentinel Income B Fund, Steadyhand Income Fund, Steadyhand Founders Fund… Your Questions: Floating rate ETF… Members’ Corner: PHN codes… Housekeeping

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March 31, 2014

Value for money… Pipe or perish… Tom Slee picks Altagas… Tom Slee updates Bombardier, Manulife Financial, Intact Financial, Chicago Bridge and Iron… More on PFICs… Gordon Pape’s updates: Saputo Inc., L Brands, Southern Company… Your Questions: U.S. withholding tax, sell or buy, old stock certificates

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March 24, 2014

Quebec and the markets… Miserable winter made this company happy… Glenn Rogers updates American Airlines, Market Vectors Russia ETFs, Market Vectors Rare Earths/Strategic Metals ETFs… Gordon Pape updates Franklin Bissett Canadian Equity Fund, Leith Wheeler Canadian Equity Fund, Mawer Tax-Effective Balanced Fund, Mawer U.S. Equity Fund, PH&N Short Term Bond and Mortgage Fund, PH&N Total Return Bond Fund… A warning for U.S. citizens… Members’ corner

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March 17, 2014

Russia, Ukraine, and political crises… Gavin Graham’s updates: iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF, Home Capital Group, Linamar Corp… Building an RESP… More updates: Equitable Group, Black Creek International Equity Fund, BMG BullionFund, Fidelity Canadian Balanced Fund, Mawer Balanced Fund

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March 10, 2014

Why I bought Google… Conservative portfolio update… With current valuations, selectivity is the key… Ryan Irvine updates McCoy Corp., Monument Mining, Glentel, Parex Resouces… Gordon Pape’s updates: Gibson Energy, Trinidad Drilling, Shaw Communications… Your Questions: Capital losses… Members’ Corner: Tax software

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March 3, 2014

February – not so blah! Banks set for another good year… Growth Portfolio soars… Tom Slee updates TD Bank, Scotiabank, National Bank, Kinder Morgan, Caterpillar… More updates: Target Corp., iShares MSCI Frontier 100 ETF, Coastal Contacts… Your Questions: Precise costs please… Members’ Corner: Tax software

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February 24, 2014

A U.S. dollar mini-portfolio… Glenn Rogers: The travelling man… Glenn Rogers updates Las Vegas Sands, Starbucks… More updates: WSP Global, Michael Kors, Brookfield Asset Management, TransCanada Corp., Andrew Peller… Your Questions: GIC investing, investing in TFSAs… Members’ Corner: RBC money funds

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February 17, 2014

Mini-portfolio outdoes GICs… Gavin Graham: Emerging markets in Perspective… Gavin Graham updates Anglo Pacific, Franco-Nevada… Shawn Allen likes American Express… Gordon Pape’s updates: Telus, Cenovus Energy… Your Questions: RRSP withdrawals, tax return

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February 10, 2014

RRSP Portfolio beats target… Ryan Irvine takes a page from Buffett… Ryan Irvine updates Parex Resources, Mart Resources, Athabasca Minerals, Sangoma Technologies… Frontier markets holding up well… Gordon Pape’s updates: Suncor Energy, BCE… Your Questions: Preferreds in a pullback… Members’ Corner: RBC money funds

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February 3, 2014

Better times ahead? Construction industry surprisingly bullish… Tom Slee picks Aecon Group… Understanding book value… Tom Slee’s updates: TransForce, ShawCor… Gordon Pape’s updates: Fortis, Wells Fargo, Walmart, AT&T… EFMI newsletter

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January 27, 2014

The loonie’s freefall… Glenn Rogers kicks some tires… Glenn Rogers updates Yelp, Flowserve, Plum Creek Timber, Whirlpool, eBay… Buy and Hold Portfolio updated… Gordon Pape’s updates: Saputo Inc… Members’ Corner: Free course

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January 20, 2014

The coming correction… All that glitters… Beam gets a bid… Updates: Gibson Energy, Enghouse Systems, CGI Group, TransCanada Corp… Your Questions: U.S. withholding tax, hedging silver ETFs… EFMI newsletter set to launch

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January 13, 2014

The year ahead… Five simple strategies for any market… Ryan Irvine updates Exco Technologies… Gordon Pape updates four iShares ETFs… New RRSP book launched – excerpt… Emerging and Frontier Markets newsletter

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January 6, 2014

How did we do? The top story of 2013… Two international stocks for 2014… Stocks: How much gas left in the tank? Tom Slee’s top picks for 2014… Your Questions: Claiming the pension credit… Newsletter coming soon

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December 16, 2013

Time to kick the habit… More stocks for 2014… Glenn Rogers gets Sirius… Glenn Rogers updates Generac, McDonalds, Cisco Systems, Las Vegas Sands… Ryan Irvine reviews past picks… Members’ Corner: Confused about American Airlines merger

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December 9, 2013

Stocks for the coming year… Falling loonie not all bad… A year when optimism triumphed… Gordon Pape?s updates: Metro Inc., BCE Inc…. Correction re BMO fund… 2014 prices… Christmas shopping

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December 2, 2013

Nasdaq joins the party… Profits from a new middle class… Gavin Graham updates Mead Johnson Nutrition, Leucadia National, Capstone Infrastructure… Irwin Michel’s updates: Genworth MI Canada, Canam Group… Gordon Pape’s updates: Silver Wheaton, CGI Group… Members’ Corner: Apple vs. Google

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November 25, 2013

A correction – but when?… Airline merger offers opportunity… Glenn Rogers updates Boeing, General Electric… Filtering out the rubbish… Ryan Irvine updates High Arctic, WiLAN… A security to watch… New book…

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November 11, 2013

A cautionary tale… Shawn Allen likes Toll Brothers… Think pipelines!… Tom Slee’s updates: CN Rail, Bombardier, Industrial Alliance, Stantec… CRA says bitcoins taxable… Gordon Pape’s updates: AT&T… New book

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October 28, 2013

What’s next?… The key developments of 2013… Sun, wind, water, and gas… Gavin Graham updates Home Capital Group, Copa Holdings… Gordon Pape’s updates: Cenovus Energy, Limited Brands, W.W. Grainger

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October 21, 2013

A momentous week… Glenn Rogers focuses on Obamacare… Glenn Rogers updates Coastal Contacts, Baidu, Westport Innovations… Gordon Pape’s updates: Southern Company, Coach Inc., Suncor Energy, Blue Ribbon Income Fund, iShares BRIC Fund, iShares Japan Fundamental Index Fund… Your Questions: Objects to tax rate… Member’s Corner: GIC alternative, World Money Show reminder

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October 15, 2013

Out of step… Why unemployment is likely to stay high… Tom Slee updates Bombardier, ShawCor, Stella Jones, Chicago Bridge and Iron, TransForce, New Flyer Industries, Alimentation Couche-Tard… Gordon Pape’s updates: Brookfield Asset Management, Shaw Communications… Your Questions: Zunghui Haixi, worried about GIC, U.S. dividends paid to TFSAs, saving taxes

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October 7, 2013

What could go right?… Defensive Portfolio update… Is the stock market expensive or cheap?… Ryan Irvine updates Enghouse Systems… Gordon Pape’s updates: Trinidad Drilling… Members’ Corner: U.S. withholding tax

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September 20, 2013

Think growth… TFSA performance improves… From flop to high-flyer… Glenn Rogers updates Teck Resources, Freeport McMoRan, Yelp… Shawn Allen likes Melcor Developments… Your Questions: Life insurance or TFSA?, pension worries… Your Questions: Life insurance or TFSA?, pension worries… Members’ Corner: U.S. withholding tax

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September 16, 2013

Five years later… Cyclicals should benefit from GDP growth… A gold producer that stands out from the crowd… Gordon Pape’s updates: CIBC, Metro Inc… Your Questions: Pension puzzle… World Money Show

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September 9, 2013

Growth funds save RRSP portfolio… Banks running into headwinds… Tom Slee’s updates: Scotiabank, National Bank, TD Bank, JPMorgan Chase, Rogers Communications, Alimentation Couche-Tard… Gordon Pape’s updates: Saputo, Gibson Energy… Gordon Pape’s updates: Saputo, Gibson Energy… Your Questions: What to do with $100,000… Housekeeping

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September 3, 2013

What could go wrong?… Gold rebounds… Gordon Pape’s gold updates… Ryan Irvine looks at three small caps… Your Questions: Vanguard ETFs… Members’ Corner: TD Waterhouse… Housekeeping

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August 26, 2013

Get over market fear… Turning fat into profits… Glenn Rogers’s updates: Barrick Gold, Diageo, Telefonica… Gordon Pape’s updates: Target Corp., TransCanada Corp., CGI Group, Constellation Software… Members’ Corner: Problems with transfer

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August 19, 2013

A very public brawl… Gordon Pape’s telecom updates… Shawn Allen likes Stantec… Gavin Graham: No place like Home… Members’ Corner: Problems with transfer, global warming, mortgages… Housekeeping

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August 12, 2013

Trouble, trouble… Disasters hit Intact Financial… Tom Slee’s Growth Portfolio gains almost 30%… Tom Slee’s updates: Estee Lauder, JP Morgan Chase… Retirement crisis deepens… Your Questions: Mosaic Capital, floating rate ETFs, TFSAs

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July 29, 2013

Energy bounces back… Gordon Pape’s energy updates… A myth debunked… Ryan Irvine picks Parex Resources… Ryan Irvine updates Exco Technologies… Your Questions: Where to invest, rental property… Members’ Corner: Andrew Peller

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July 22, 2013

Misleading impressions… Glenn Rogers goes back to the Internet… Glenn Rogers’s ETF updates… A wine lover’s stock… Gordon Pape’s updates: ArcelorMittal, Southern Company… Your Questions: Buy and Hold Portfolio, considering an annuity

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July 15, 2013

Tragedy in Quebec… Riding the cycles… Costco: A great place to shop, and to invest… Flying high – again!… Gavin Graham updates Linamar… Gordon Pape updates Target Corp… Your Questions: BMO LifeStage Plan

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July 8, 2013

New life for the insurers… The market overreacts – big time!.. Tom Slee’s preferred share updates… Mutual fund reform edges closer… Gordon Pape updates Shaw Communications, Brookfield Asset Management

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July 2, 2013

Surprises, good and bad… Ryan Irvine finds pockets of strength… OSC acts on Zungui Haixi… Buy and Hold Portfolio… Members’ Corner: Buying glasses

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June 24, 2013

When good is bad… Glenn Rogers buys some new glasses… Glenn Rogers updates iShares High Yield Corporate Bond Fund, PIMCO Income Opportunity Fund, PowerShares Financial Preferred Portfolio, Clarion Global Real Estate Income Fund… Mini-Portfolio revisited… Gordon Pape’s updates: iShares Japan Fundamental Index Fund, Cenovus Energy… Housekeeping

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June 17, 2013

Fixed-income shake-up… Gordon Pape’s fixed-income updates… On the frontier… Gavin Graham updates XEM and his gold picks… Tax Freedom Day… Thank you

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June 10, 2013

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June 3, 2013

The politics of pipelines… Ryan Irvine has a new stock pick… Ryan Irvine updates Boyd Group, WiLAN… Bonds, stocks, and yields… More updates: Fortis, Equitable Group, Polaris Minerals

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May 13, 2013

Sell in May?.. Car rental companies in high gear… Glenn Rogers updates Nuance Communications, Starbucks, Fluor, Teva Pharmaceutical, Seagate Technology… More updates: Stella Jones, Gibson Energy… Members’ Corner: Netfile fall-out

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May 6, 2013

Tax filing blues… Canada lags the world… Gavin Graham likes Honda… Gordon Pape’s updates: Metro Inc., Suncor Energy, CGI Group… After DPS, what?.. Your Questions: U.S. dividends, converting RRSPs… Members’ Corner

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April 29, 2013

The big turnaround… Construction companies look stronger… Key stocks to watch… Tom Slee updates TransForce… A “stutter step”, then renewed growth… Last-minute tax warning… Gordon Pape’s updates: Diversified Preferred Share Trust, TransCanada Corp

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April 22, 2013

A rough week… Ryan Irvine’s advice for chaotic times… Ryan Irvine updates Boyd Group, Monument Mining… A true believer… Gordon Pape’s updates: BMO Nasdaq 100 ETF, Blue Ribbon Income Fund, Diversified Preferred Share Trust, Telus… Your Questions: Worried about banks… Members’ Corner: TurboTax

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April 15, 2013

What now for gold?.. Buy this stock? Ask Siri!.. Glenn Rogers updates McDonald’s, General Electric, Walt Disney, Boeing, and Euroseas… Tax time again

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April 8, 2013

A mattress mentality?.. Gavin Graham’s economically-sensitive stock picks… Back to square one… More updates: TransCanada Corp., Genworth MI Canada

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April 1, 2013

Budget battle brewing… Insurance industry on the mend… Tom Slee updates Genivar, Talisman Energy… Conservative Portfolio updated… Your Questions: High-yield stocks, which account, unhedged ETF… Members’ Corner: Impact of Keystone

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March 25, 2013

Odds lengthen on Keystone… Ryan Irvine raises a caution flag… Ryan Irvine updates Hammond Power Solutions, Enghouse Systems… Small businesses hit… Defensive Portfolio updated… Gordon Pape’s updates: Brookfield Asset Management

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March 18, 2013

TFSA portfolio review… Profits in the U.S. housing market… Glenn Rogers updates Baidu, Las Vegas Sands, Textainer, CVS Caremark… More updates: Equitable Group, Lundin Mining, Metro Inc., Saputo Inc… Brookfield under attack… Your Questions: Small company investments… Upcoming seminar

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March 11, 2013

Dow sets new high… Good news for the economy is bad news for gold… Gavin Graham’s gold updates: Franco-Nevada, Goldcorp, Agnico-Eagle, Anglo Pacific, Energold Drilling… The loonie dives… Gordon Pape’s updates: Gibson Energy, Constellation Software, Trinidad Drilling

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March 4, 2013

On Target… Revenues place a floor under the market… New Flyer added to Recommended List… Buy Alimentation Couche-Tard… Update on Bombardier… More updates: Exco Technologies, MacDonald, Dettwiler, Brookfield Asset Management… B.C. first into PRPPs… Your Questions: TFSA overcontribution… Members’ Corner: More on MJNA… Correction

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February 25, 2013

Retirement solution?.. Don’t rush to make RRSP investments… Ryan Irvine picks Caldwell Partners… Three RRSP funds… Gordon Pape’s fund updates… Mutual funds clean-up… Members’ Corner: More on portfolio software, Mead Johnson or…? Upcoming events

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February 18, 2013

The race to debase… The tank car boom… Glenn Rogers updates TripAdvisor, Whirlpool, Kirby Corp., Flowserve Corp… RRSP Portfolio update… More updates: BMG BullionFund, RioCan REIT, Suncor Energy, CenturyLink, Canam Group… Your Questions: How much in precious metals, investing U.S. dollars

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February 11, 2013

ETFs roll on… Feeding the baby boom… Gavin Graham updates WestJet… TFSA chat… Gordon Pape’s updates: Silver Wheaton, BCE, Telus… This week’s events

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February 4, 2013

How bad can it be?… U.S. stocks are the place to be in 2013… Tom Slee picks JPMorgan Chase… Growth Portfolio reviewed… Gordon Pape’s updates: CGI Group, Metro Inc…. Your Questions: Concerned about performance, afraid to take action, wife contributed to TFSA … Members’ Corner: Investing software… This week’s seminar… RRSP questions?… Housekeeping

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January 28, 2013

Core U.S. stocks… Wells Fargo is a buy… Hammond Power: More than meets the eye?… Ryan Irvine updates Enghouse Systems, Boyd Group… Gordon Pape’s updates: Limited Brands, Coach Inc., W.W. Grainger… Members’ Corner: Investing software… Upcoming Events

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January 21, 2013

Finding the core… Boeing’s Dreamliner woes an opportunity… Glenn Rogers updates eBay, Cisco Systems, Johnson Controls… Gordon Pape’s ETF updates” iShares DEX Short Term Bond Index Fund, iShares DEX Universe Bond Index Fund, iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund (CAD -Hedged), iShares S&P 500 Index Fund… Your Questions: Sell bond ETFS, high-yield bond funds… Housekeeping

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January 14, 2013

My 2013 predictions… Gavin Graham’s 2013 outlook… Gordon Pape’s updates: CGI Group, iShares 1-5 Year Laddered Corporate Bond Index Fund, Shaw Communications, TransCanada Corp., MacDonald, Dettwiler… Your Questions: U.S. non-resident tax, TFSA profits, passing on a TFSA… Members’ Corner: BCE vs. Telus… TFSA book hits best-seller list… Housekeeping

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January 7, 2013

2013: A nail-biter… The 2012 scorecard… 2012 predictions revisited… Investing strategies for 2013… Investing strategies for 2013… Expect another bumpy ride in 2013… Tom Slee’s top picks for the year ahead… New books launched… Updates: Polaris Minerals, Trinidad Drilling… Distribution system

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December 17, 2012

Time is running out… Ryan Irvine looks back… Ryan Irvine updates Exco Technologies, Mart Resources… Buy and Hold Portfolio update… A new deal for fund investors?… Gordon Pape’s updates: Silver Wheaton, Brookfield Asset Management, Fortis… Rate increase reminder

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December 10, 2012

REIT world rocked… Switching to dividend stocks? Know the risks!… Tom Slee updates Canadian Tire, Thomson Reuters, ShawCor… Year-end tax tips… Gordon Pape’s updates: Saputo, Metro… New database launched

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December 3, 2012

The power of words… Agnico-Eagle flying again… TFSA contributions increase… New TFSA edition… Gordon Pape’s updates: CGI Group, Saputo, Southern Company, RioCan REIT… Your Questions: Money-losing stocks, transferring money from an IRA… Price increase Jan. 1… Housekeeping

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November 26, 2012

The world in 2013… Profits amid the rubble… Glenn Rogers updates McDonald’s, Bank of America, CVS Caremark… What price safety?… More updates: Leucadia National, Dollarama, BCE Inc., Gibson Energy

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November 12, 2012

What to watch … TFSA Portfolio update… Fourth-quarter earnings could disappoint… Tom Slee updates CN Rail, Norfolk Southern, Stella Jones, Tourmaline Oil… Gordon Pape’s updates: MacDonald, Dettwiler, Constellation Software, Danier Leather… Your Questions: Transferring RRSP… New TFSA book

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November 5, 2012

The politics of takeovers… Ryan Irvine takes some profits… October not so scary… Gordon Pape’s updates: MacDonald, Dettwiler, TransCanada… Your Questions: RESP investing… Members’ Corner: Bullion ETF, U.S. real estate

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October 29, 2012

Florida window closing… Banks downplay good results… Tom Slee updates TD Bank, National Bank, Scotiabank, Manulife Financial, Intact Financial… More updates: YUM! Brands, AT&T, Intel… Your Questions: Where to put MLPs, financial advisors, pension tax credit… Members’ Corner: Cranes in Italy, doom and gloom

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October 22, 2012

Doom and gloom… Or maybe not… My 2013 outlook… Pasta for tourists… Glenn Rogers updates Dentsply, Shaw Group, Flowserve, Darling International, SPDR Homebuilders ETF… A note on Aberdeen International

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October 15, 2012

More profit in gold?… Gavin Graham: Gold stocks remain undervalued… Gavin Graham’s gold updates: Franco-Nevada, Goldcorp, Aberdeen International… Putting doom in perspective… More updates: Genworth MI Canada, BMG BullionFund… World Money Show webcast

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October 1, 2012

Our locked-in oil… A look at Gibson Energy… Ryan Irvine: A winning strategy… Updates: PIMCO Income Opportunity Fund, Power Shares Financial Preferred Portfolio… Your Questions: Tax implications of pension splitting

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September 24, 2012

One year later… U.S. housing outlook improves… Glenn Rogers updates an ETF… How safe are gold ETFs?… Gordon Pape’s fund updates… Your Questions: Tax instalments… Members’ Corner: Principal-protected notes… World Money Show

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September 17, 2012

Bad news… Sell wine and buy spirits… Defensive Portfolio reviewed… Gordon Pape’s updates: Trinidad Drilling, Saputo, Telus… Members’ Corner: Principal-protected notes

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September 10, 2012

The next two months… U.S. stocks a better bet right now… Tom Slee updates Kinder Morgan, ShawCor… PPN crackdown… Gordon Pape’s updates: Walmart, Steadyhand Income Fund, Mackenzie Sentinel Income Fund… Your Questions: Could Manulife fold?

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August 27, 2012

Dead money… Come fly with me… Staying close to home… Updates: Canam Corp., Talison Lithium, Canadian Utilities, Fortis Inc…. Your Questions: O’Leary fund

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August 20, 2012

TSX moves into black… A look at CGI… Glenn Rogers reviews his ETF picks… Gordon Pape’s updates: Cameco, RBC Precious Metals Fund, iShares Gold Bullion Fund, BMG BullionFund, BMO Nasdaq ETF, AT&T… Your Questions: U.S. dividends in TFSA, segregated funds… Housekeeping

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August 13, 2012

1930s redux?… A stock picker’s market… Tom Slee’s Growth Portfolio… Tom Slee updates Rogers Communications… Gordon Pape’s updates: Tim Hortons, BCE Inc., Silver Wheaton, Brookfield Asset Management… Your Questions: TFSA overcontributions… Housekeeping

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July 30, 2012

Rethinking oil stocks… Why some gold stocks glitter… The growing debt load… Updates: Canam Group, Student Transportation, Suncor Energy, Cenovus Energy… Your Questions: TFSA rules… Members’ Corner: ZUN recourse… Credit card surprise… Recommended List deletions

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July 23, 2012

Get used to it… Are the summer doldrums an opportunity?… Ryan Irvine picks Mart Resources… RRSP Portfolio update… Gordon Pape’s updates: Coach Inc., Limited Brands, Blue Ribbon Income Fund… Your Questions: Market jitters, withholding tax, ArcelorMittel

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July 16, 2012

Life after RIM… Glenn Rogers likes lithium… Glenn Rogers updates Agrium, Barrick Gold, Teck Resources… Gordon Pape updates ArcelorMittal, TransCanada Corp…. Your Questions: Index funds… Members’ Corner: Repeat of 1929? New Gold warrants

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July 9, 2012

What if?… Canadian manufacturing surprisingly robust… Tom Slee likes ShawCor, Genivar… Tom Slee updates Stella-Jones, Finning International, Bombardier… Gordon Pape’s updates: CIBC, Cenovus Energy… Your Questions: RRSP contribution, U.S. dollar investment options

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July 3, 2012

Half way home… Motoring ahead: a new stock pick… Time for some changes… Why you can’t invest like the CPP… U.S. stock updates: Intel, Southern Co., Constellation Brands, W.W. Grainger… Members’ Corner: Manitoba GICs

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June 25, 2012

Target: 2015… Walmart is a buy… Ryan Irvine on beating the market… Ryan Irvine updates Enghouse Systems, Athabasca Minerals… Gordon Pape’s updates: Silver Wheaton, Lundin Mining, Trinidad Drilling… Your Questions: Payout ratios, Manitoba rates

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June 18, 2012

Is buy and hold dead?… A Buy and Hold Portfolio… A new use for natural gas… Glenn Rogers updates European stocks… Gordon Pape’s updates: Canadian Utilities, Brookfield Asset Management, Saputo… Useful websites: Canada Stock Channel… Members’ Corner: Your views on Europe… Your Questions: High-interest accounts, TFSA withdrawals

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June 11, 2012

Disaster in waiting… Bonds won’t go away… Your Questions: Exempt securities, passing on money… The case for analysts… Tom Slee picks TransForce… Tom Slee updates Peabody Energy, Power Financial preferreds… Gordon Pape’s ETF updates

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May 21, 2012

Go to cash?… Portfolios updated… eBay is an eBuy… Glenn Rogers updates Teva Pharmaceutical, Terex, Kirby Corp., Freeport McMoRan… More updates: Equitable Group, Stella-Jones, Fortress Paper… Your Questions: U.S. withholding tax, TFSAs at death

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May 14, 2012

Searching for safety… Blame Mother Nature for low gas prices… Tom Slee updates Talisman Energy, Philip Morris International, Stantec… Gavin Graham updates Goldcorp, Aberdeen… Gordon Pape’s updates: Tim Hortons, Telus… Your Questions: Draw down RRSPs?

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May 7, 2012

Gold loses its lustre… Another Berkshire Hathaway?… Useful websites: Christian Personal Finance… Updates: Philip Morris International, Kinder Morgan, Suncor Energy, Cameco Corp., BCE Inc…. Canada falls farther behind

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April 30, 2012

The politics of taxation… Ryan Irvine reviews past picks… Short Takes: Guaranteed income products, Empire adds mutual funds, complex ETFs… Gordon Pape’s updates: Cenovus Energy, Blue Ribbon Income Fund… Your Questions: Paying off debt… Members’ Corner: CAW report

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April 23, 2012

Mr. Carney’s dilemma… Seagate a hard drives bargain… Glenn Rogers updates SanDisk, Cisco Systems, Broadcom, iShares Global Technology ETF… Lessons from the past… Gordon Pape’s updates: Shaw Communications, Fortis, Ensign Energy Services, Student Transportation… Book Nook: New Rob Carrick offering… Your Questions: Tax software… Housekeeping

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April 9, 2012

The silver bull… What next for the markets?… Gavin Graham updates Dollarama, Constellation Brands… The upside of a bad week… Gordon Pape’s updates: Limited Brands, Johnson & Johnson… Your Questions: Which savings to spend?… Members’ Corner: OAS changes

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April 2, 2012

OAS windfall… What you’re saying… CP about to derail… Railways: Warm weather opens a window to buy… Tom Slee updates Bombardier… Gordon Pape’s updates: Diversified Preferred Share Trust, Trinidad Drilling… Claymore name disappears… Your Questions: NEX securities… Members’ Corner: TFSA portfolio, portfolio software… Updates online

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March 26, 2012

TFSA Investing… A TFSA portfolio… Glentel and Enghouse: Profits and patience… The China factor… Gordon Pape updates Silver Wheaton… Your Questions: Investing in ETFs… Members’ Corner: The dangers of growth, portfolio software

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March 19, 2012

Dividend winners… U.S. housing market starting to turn… Glenn Rogers updates Perrigo, Whirlpool, Fluor, Greenhill, and Lazard… More updates: Flint Energy Services, Fortress Paper, Canadian Pacific… Your Questions: TFSA securities, U.S. Treasury bills… Members’ Corner: Portfolio software, investor knowledge… Housekeeping

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March 12, 2012

It’s a small world… Drilling for gold… Gavin Graham updates Anglo Pacific Group… Investors lack basic knowledge… Gordon Pape’s updates: Suncor, BCE… Your Questions: IWB portfolios, portfolio software… Members’ Corner: Annuity frustration… Housekeeping

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March 5, 2012

Half empty, half full – or almost drained?… A crisis of confidence… A solid but unexciting year for banks… Tom Slee updates Alimentation Couche-Tard, Finning International, Southern Copper… Gordon Pape’s updates: TransCanada, Saputo… Your Questions: Bond funds

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February 13, 2012

Build a winning RRSP… Gavin Graham: Bet on equities in 2012 … Gavin Graham says Dollarama still a buy… Three RRSP tips… Gordon Pape’s updates: iShares S&P 500 Index Fund, iShares DEX Short Term Bond Index Fund, iShares DEX Universe Bond Index Fund, Cameco Corp…. Irwin Michael updates Genworth MI… Your Questions: Hold recommendations

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February 6, 2012

Stay defensive… Some insurance stocks look attractive… Tom Slee updates Enbridge, Rogers Communications, Emera, National Bank… The debt bomb… Gordon Pape’s RRSP updates: Mackenzie Sentinel Income Fund, Philips, Hager & North Total Return Bond Fund, Claymore 1-5 Laddered Government Bond ETF… Your Questions: Covered call ETFs, retirement capital… Members’ Corner: U.S. election, survey questions

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January 9, 2012

Instability rules!…The 2011 scorecard…Tom Slee’s view of the year ahead…Tom Slee’s four top picks for 2012…Tom Slee updates Gildan Activewear…Gold is the common denominator…Gordon Pape’s updates: Telus, Suncor…Your Questions: TFSA contributions…New book now available

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December 12, 2011

Counting blessings… Grappling with the Great Contraction… Tom Slee recommends two preferred shares… Tom Slee updates Bombardier, Canadian Tire, Quadra FNX Mining… Glenn Rogers likes Disney… Glenn Rogers updates American Science and Engineering, Johnson Controls, Las Vegas Sands, Broadcom… The Super Stocks: Tim Hortons… Beat the price increase

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December 5, 2011

Bipolar markets… Today and tomorrow… Ryan Irvine likes McCoy… Gordon Pape updates Tim Hortons, Silver Wheaton… Your Questions: Canadian Utilities… Members’ Corner: Freedom 55, segregated funds, U.S. withholding tax

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November 28, 2011

It gets worse!… Price targets a guide – not a guarantee… Tom Slee updates CN Rail, Norfolk Southern, Canadian Pacific, Bombardier and Enbridge preferreds… The pension crisis… Irwin Michal updates Equitable Group… Your Questions: RRSP savings, bond or income fund, CPP benefits… Members’ Corner: Eurozone woes, software bargain, Freedom 55

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November 14, 2011

Mortgage crisis? Not yet!… Glenn Rogers in Samba Land… Glenn Rogers updates Heineken, Diageo, Covidien, Baidu… Gavin Graham: Europe’s end game is in sight… Gavin Graham recommends Anglo Pacific… More updates: Genworth MI Canada, TransCanada Corp…. Your Questions: Segregated funds

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November 7, 2011

Wild markets… Ryan Irvine updates Glentel, WiLAN… Financial literacy made easy… Gordon Pape’s updates: TransCanada, BCE… Your Questions: KMI dividends… Members’ Corner: Retirement income

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October 31, 2011

A turning point?… Canadian banks still good value… Tom Slee updates Kinder Morgan, Finning International, Gildan Activewear, Philip Morris International… The retirement crisis… Your Questions: Confused about dividends… Members’ Corner: The perils of mining, mutual funds

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October 24, 2011

The perils of mining … Will that be chicken, pizza, or tacos?… Glenn Rogers updates Agrium, Monsanto, Cisco Systems, ProShares Ultra Basic Materials ETF, Brigham Exploration… A wake-up call for mutual funds… More updates: Daylight Energy, Shaw Communications… Your Questions: Claiming a capital loss, ETF bankruptcy

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October 17, 2011

Happy days aren’t here again… The Chinese are coming!… Keystone decision close… Gordon Pape’s updates: Agnico-Eagle, Cameco, Trinidad Drilling, Brookfield Asset Management… Members’ Corner: Disagrees with gold comments… New book

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October 3, 2011

Taking the long view… Ryan Irvine picks a junior gold stock… The Super Stocks: Fortis Inc…. Gavin Graham updates Franco-Nevada, Dollarama… Gordon Pape’s updates: PHN Dividend Income Fund, PHN Total Return Bond Fund, RBC Global Precious Metals Fund… Your Questions: Saputo allegations; low risk, high return

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September 26, 2011

Three is too many… Let’s Twist again, like we did last century… Gavin Graham updates Franco-Nevada… Saputo is worth watching… The gold sell-off… More updates: Genworth MI Canada, Danier Leather, Chou Associates Fund, Dynamic American Value Fund, Dynamic Value Balanced Fund, Fidelity Canadian Balanced Fund, Harbour Fund, Mackenzie Saxon Balanced Fund, Mackenzie Sentinel Income Fund, Mawer World Investment Fund… Your Questions: Manitoba credit unions

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September 19, 2011

Too little, too late?… New portfolio launched… Glenn Rogers picks two iconic U.S. brands… Glenn Rogers updates Bank of America common and preferreds, Citigroup, Santander Group… The Super Stocks: TD Bank… Gordon Pape’s updates: CIBC, Dynamic Power American Growth Fund, Front Street Growth Fund… Your Questions: Pension plan decision… Members’ Corner: RESP tip

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September 12, 2011

Money Show report… Four themes for the year ahead… Ryan Irvine: Good news, bad news… Gordon Pape’s updates: Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Crescent Point Energy… Your Questions: A double bottom, ETF puzzler

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September 6, 2011

More doom and gloom… Many investors losing heart… Tom Slee updates Tourmaline Oil, HudBay Minerals, Crew Energy, Quadra FNX Mining, Southern Copper… Find of the week… Gordon Pape’s updates: Tim Hortons, Student Transportation… Members’ Corner: Dividend stocks in a TFSA… World Money Show

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August 29, 2011

Gold’s plunge… Defensive Portfolio reviewed… The man who broke the bank of Europe… Gavin Graham updates Loews Corp. … The Super Stocks: BCE Inc…. Updates: Zungai Haixi, Canam Group… Your Questions: Sprott trusts, where to hold dividend stocks

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August 22, 2011

Much talk, no action… Glenn Rogers: Antidotes to volatility… Glenn Rogers updates OSI Systems, Jabil Circuit, Flowserve… More updates: Alimentation Couche-Tard, Silver Wheaton… Your Questions: Super Stocks, BMG BullionFund, taxing TFSAs… Members’ Corner: Stocks vs. bonds, not a gold believer, buying gold, portfolios please

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August 15, 2011

Gold at $10,000?… Coal’s resurgence… Tom Slee updates Thomson Reuters, Bombardier… A chat with Globe readers… Gordon Pape’s updates: TransCanada Corp…. Your Questions: A buy-and-hold strategy… Members’ Corner: U.S. must bite the bullet

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August 8, 2011

Decision time!… Ryan Irvine: Fortunes are made in bad times… Ryan Irvine picks WiLAN… Update on Orvana Minerals… Super Stocks: CN Rail… Gordon Pape’s updates: BCE… Members’ Corner: Votes of confidence

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July 25, 2011

Europe not a lost cause… Burgers are good for you… Gavin Graham updates Constellation Brands… The Super Stocks: Enbridge… New attack on high-yield securities… Gordon Pape’s updates: Daylight Energy, Titanium Metals, RioCan REIT… Members’ Corner: “Left-wing diatribe”, taxes solve nothing, defending Mayor Ford

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July 18, 2011

Playing chicken… What if…?… Take profits on Toromont… Tom Slee updates National Bank, Finning International, Enbridge… Gordon Pape’s updates: Yellow Media, TransCanada, Crescent Point… Members’ Corner: Buy/sell advice, stock yields, CPP follow-up

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July 11, 2011

Under a cloud.. PRPPs are coming soon… Glenn Rogers on the outlook for oil… Glenn Rogers updates Santander Group, Telefonica, 3-L Communications… Gordon Pape’s updates: Canadian Utilities, Telus… Members’ Corner: Anger over CPP changes

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July 4, 2011

First half review… Ryan Irvine on the Sino-Forest fall-out… Updates: Shaw Communications, Fortress Paper, Limited Brands, Johnson & Johnson… Your Questions: CPP changes, U.S. dividends… Members’ Corner: Finding a fee-based advisor

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June 27, 2011

What we think we know… The European debt crisis: act two… Gordon Pape’s updates: Suncor, Fortis… Finding a fee-based advisor… Your Questions: RRSP confusion, Dividends and OAS

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June 20, 2011

A summer of discontent… Bond fund updates: Claymore Laddered Government Bond ETF, iShares Short Term Bond Index ETF, iShares Universe Bond Index ETF, iShares iBoxx High Yield Corporate Bond Fund, PIMCO Income Opportunity Fund, PHN Total Return Bond Fund… Glenn Rogers: An ancient business still prospers… Glenn Rogers updates Whirlpool, Gannett, Citigroup, Bank of America, ProShares Materials ETF… Stock updates: Fortress Paper, Agnico-Eagle

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June 13, 2011

The budget: Did anyone notice?… First-quarter earnings beat expectations… Tom Slee: Canadian Tire is a buy… Tom Slee updates Stantac, Rogers Communications, Tourmaline Oil, Crew Energy, Southern Copper… More updates: Cenovus Energy, Dollarama, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Trinidad Drilling… Your Questions: Estate planning, preferred share ETFs

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June 6, 2011

A classic dilemma… Markets slump, what next?… Strategies for rocky markets… Ryan Irvine updates Glentel, Enghouse Systems, Orvana Minerals… Gordon Pape’s updates: Tim Hortons, Brookfield Asset Management… Your Questions: Wife’s TFSA contribution, spousal RRSP withdrawals

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May 16, 2011

The energy conundrum … Glenn Rogers goes prospecting… Glenn Rogers updates Freeport-McMoRan, ONEOK, Perrigo… Gordon Pape’s Updates: Yellow Media, Cenovus Energy, Silver Wheaton, Cameco, Ensign Energy, BCE… Your Questions: MLPs, Fortis vs. Emera, dealing with dividends, where to hold REITs… Members’ Corner: More on tax software

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May 9, 2011

The commodities sell-off… Is copper the “new gold”?… Tom Slee updates Quadra FNX Mining, Gildan Activewear, Phillip Morris International… The Tory majority… Gordon Pape’s updates: Crescent Point, Student Transportation… Members’ Corner: Tax software

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May 2, 2011

Keep more of your money… Another Berkshire Hathaway?… Gordon Pape’s updates: Cenovus Energy, Berkshire Hathaway, Lundin Mining… Your Questions: Political promises, out of work, U.S. dollar holdings… Members’ Corner: Tax software

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April 25, 2011

How high the moon?… Ryan Irvine warns of trouble ahead… Ryan Irvine updates Enghouse Systems, Boyd Group… The shrinking dividend tax credit… IWB Defensive Portfolio reviewed… Members’ Corner: National RRSP

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April 18, 2011

The stubborn loonie… Glenn Rogers visits the casinos… New pick: Las Vegas Sands … Glenn Rogers updates four shipping companies, New Flyer Industries, Molycorp… Gordon Pape’s updates: Dynamic Value Balanced Fund, DuPont, Shaw Communications… Your Questions: Stop-loss woes, GIC transfer… Members’ Corner: National RRSP

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April 11, 2011

Drill, baby, drill!… New pick: Trinidad Drilling… Canadian banks firing on all cylinders… Tom Slee recommends National Bank… Tom Slee updates TD Bank, Scotiabank, PepsiCo, Philip Morris International… Gordon Pape’s updates: Ensign Energy Services, Canadian Utilities, Fortis, Cenovus Energy… Your Questions: Charitable donations, RRSP strategy… Members’ Corner: Winning the election

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April 4, 2011

Obama and the oil sands… The conflict of interest dilemma… Must-read tax-saving tips… A step in the right direction… Gordon Pape’s updates: Lundin Mining, Johnson & Johnson, Gilead Sciences… New in our book store… Members’ Corner: Majestic follow-up

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March 28, 2011

How to win the election… Ryan Irvine: Panic selling creates discounts… Ryan Irvine updates Glentel, Zungui Haixi… More updates: Lundin Mining, Franco-Nevada, Cameco, Brookfield Asset Management… Your Questions: TFSA trading, tax on home, RRSP withdrawals… Members’ Corner: Thanks for the tip

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March 21, 2011

Surprising resiliency… Glenn Rogers: Japan and the markets… Glenn Rogers updates General Electric… Gordon Pape’s updates: Franco-Nevada, Claymore Oil Sands ETF, Penn West, PH&N Dividend Income Fund, PH&N Total Return Bond Fund… Your Questions: TFSA withdrawals, passing on a plan, choosing the right fund… Housekeeping items

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March 14, 2011

More uncertainty!… Still time to ride the rails in 2011… Tom Slee picks Canadian Pacific… Tom Slee updates CN, Norfolk Southern, Bombardier, SNC-Lavalin, TD Bank… Gordon Pape’s updates: Tim Hortons, Silver Wheaton, Lundin Mining… Your Questions: Insurance dilemma, Yellow Media

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March 7, 2011

An anniversary to remember… Ryan Irvine says it’s time to focus on savings… Ryan Irvine picks two new stocks… Tom Slee on why auditors may become irrelevant… Your Questions: TFSA confusion… Members’ Corner: Peter Cundill… Updates

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February 28, 2011

RRSPs and mutual funds… A stock for wine lovers… Gordon Pape’s updates: Agnico-Eagle, Cameco Corp…. Your Questions: What is a bond?… Members’ Corner: ETF portfolio omission

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February 21, 2011

RRSPs and ETFs… Glenn Rogers looks across the Pacific… Glenn Rogers updates Walgreens, Agrium, Global Technology ETF, Textainer… Better days ahead for the U.S. … Gordon Pape’s updates: TransCanada… Members’ Corner: Discount brokers

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February 14, 2011

RRSPs and the stock market… Financial literacy report: good intentions but…… Financial illiteracy in the real world… Tom Slee picks two junior energy stocks, reiterates BNS buy… Gordon Pape’s updates: BCE, Telus… Your Questions: Apparent paradox

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February 7, 2011

Off to a good start… For a few dollars less… Updates: Manulife Financial, Suncor Energy, Blue Ribbon Income Fund, Limited Brands … Your Questions: TFSAs and taxes, asset allocation… Members’ Corner: RRSPs, another useful strategy, help wanted… Sicily wine tour

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January 31, 2011

RRSP dos and don’ts… Ryan Irvine sells two stocks… More updates: BCE First Preferred Shares, iShares Capped Energy Index Fund, Cogeco Cable, Cogeco Inc. … Your Questions: Tax software, real return bonds, U.S. real estate… Members’ Corner: TFSA strategies

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January 24, 2011

Commodities retreat… Glenn Rogers gets down to earth… Glenn Rogers updates Molycorp, Van Eck Rare Earth ETF, Citigroup, Bank of America, Santander Group, Lazard, Greenhill… IWB Defensive Portfolio reviewed… Gordon Pape’s updates: Fortis, Agnico-Eagle, Silver Wheaton… Your Questions: How fast is fast, comparing energy stocks… Members’ Corner: TFSA strategies… Freebies from Steadyhand

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January 17, 2011

TFSA strategies… Tom Slee says 2011 will be good, not great… Tom Slee updates Bank of Montreal, Toronto Dominion Bank… Your Questions: In-kind withdrawals, stock mentions, bond weightings… More updates: ArcelorMittal, Inmet Mining, Lundin Mining, Shaw Communications, Fortress Paper… Members’ Corner: Irwin will be missed, special bulletin

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January 10, 2011

Predictions past… Predictions future… The most important statistic of 2010… Irwin Michael sees more of the same… Irwin Michael updates Daylight Energy, Fortress Paper, Morguard… Gordon Pape’s updates: Crescent Point, Franco-Nevada… Quick Takes: Western Financial… Your Questions: Trust conversions…

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December 13, 2010

Washington and your wallet… Glenn Rogers shops for appliances… Glenn Rogers updates SanDisk, Telefonica, Santander Group… Ryan Irvine updates three picks… The Bank of Canada plays Grinch… Gordon Pape’s updates: TransCanada, Encana, BCE… Your Questions: New recommendations… Members’ Corner: Fee-based accounts, happy member… Notice to members… Happy holidays!

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December 6, 2010

Fees: What’s “fair”?… New accounting rules: REITs win, insurers lose… Tom Slee updates Finning, Toromont, Manulife, SNC-Lavalin… Irwin Michael: Market rise good sign for 2011… Irwin Michael updates Flint Energy… Gordon Pape’s updates: PetroBakken, Tim Hortons… Quick Takes: Enbridge, Cameco, Gildan Activewear… Your Questions: Stop losses, foreign stocks in TFSAs… Members’ Corner: Editorial content – the last word

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November 29, 2010

A new trust twist… How China cornered the rare earths market… Glenn Rogers updates ProShares Materials ETF, iShares Xinhua China 25 Index Fund, iShares MSCI Hong Kong Index Fund, ING Clarion Global Real Estate Fund, Cisco Systems… Gavin Graham: Time to sell Cresud… Your Questions: Silver Wheaton, windfall RRSP profit, U.S. withholding tax, smaller institutions

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November 22, 2010

Why currencies matter… Tom Slee: European debt crisis is manageable… Tom Slee updates Bank of Montreal and Manulife notes, Rogers Communications, Gildan Activewear, Stantec, Finning, Toromont… Gordon Pape’s updates: Canadian Utilities, Shaw Communications… Your Questions: Worthless shares, TFSA contributions, portfolio funds, India and China… Bulletin – sell Cresud

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November 15, 2010

Buying U.S. property? Know the rules… Estate tax coming back?… Irwin Michael on the market rally… Irwin Michael updates Danier Leather, Flint Energy Services, Genworth MI Canada… Gordon Pape’s updates: Fortis, Cameco… Members’ Corner: The Potash decision, Yellow Media, newsletter content

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November 8, 2010

Markets surge – but why?… Ryan Irvine worries about another asset bubble… Ryan Irvine updates Glentel, Sangoma Technologies… Ottawa’s “no” to BHP… Gordon Pape’s updates: Suncor, Yellow Media… Your Questions: OAS clawback… Members’ Corner: Too many editorials, the Potash takeover… Quick Takes

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November 1, 2010

The Potash decision… Pension reform: Think big, start small… A voluntary national plan… The financial crisis: The losers… Gordon Pape’s updates: Agnico-Eagle, Cenovus… Your Questions: International investing, U.S. REITs, TFSA strategies

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October 25, 2010

Two views of the future… The financial crisis: the winners… Where to stash your cash… Glenn Rogers picks Johnson Controls… Glenn Rogers updates Bank of America, Citigroup, General Electric… Gordon Pape’s updates: Lundin Mining… Your Questions: Comparing advisors, trust distributions

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October 18, 2010

Why are we so happy?… Mining stocks on a tear… Irwin Michael: U.S. market strength surprises… Irwin Michael updates Cogeco Cable, Daylight Energy, Fortress Paper… More updates: Verizon Communications, Brookfield Asset Management… Your Questions: U.S. dividend ETF, bond funds… World Money Show

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October 4, 2010

Buy stocks, not stories… Bank stocks will lead TSX higher in 2011… Tom Slee updates Bank of Montreal, TD Bank, Thomson Reuters, Enbridge… The “curse” of the oil sands… Good week/Bad week: TSX, commodities, BHP Billiton, Alimentation Couche-Tard… Your Questions: Claymore closed-end fund… Members’ Corner: Gold talk

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September 27, 2010

Fed comments fuel gold… Gordon Pape updates DuPont, Berkshire Hathaway, KB Home, Titanium Metals… Ryan Irvine: Still a stock picker’s market… Ryan Irvine recommends Glentel Inc…. Your Questions: Leverage, Progress Energy debentures, taxation of Claymore fund… Members’ Corner: Disagrees on Silver Wheaton… Correction… World Money Show

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September 20, 2010

The new gold rush… Silver Wheaton is a buy… Potash bid has wider implications… Glenn Rogers likes beaten-up banks… Glenn Rogers updates Powershares Financial Preferred Portfolio, Agrium, New Flyer… More updates: Philip Morris International, SNC-Lavalin, Bombardier common and preferred shares… Your Questions: Profit-taking, “safe” stocks… Members’ Corner: Extraordinary times

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September 13, 2010

A head-shaking decision… The insurance industry: what lies ahead?… Tom Slee updates Alimentation Couche-Tard… Irwin Michael looks beyond the market turmoil… Irwin Michael updates Fortress Paper, Canam Group, Equitable Group, Genworth MI Canada, Polaris Minerals… Good week for banks, bad week for oil… Gordon Pape’s updates: Agnico-Eagle, BCE… Correction: UYG… TFSA seminar: last chance

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August 30, 2010

Extraordinary times… Lost money? Here’s why… Ryan Irvine finds a little-known income trust… Ryan Irvine updates Asia Bio-Chem Group… Good week/bad week: National Bank and Potash Corp. … Updates: ProShares Ultra Financials ETF, Research in Motion… Members’ Corner: Bonds and bond funds… Free TFSA seminar

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August 23, 2010

Bonds rock!… Glenn Rogers like Teck… Glenn Rogers updates Textainer, ONEK, Covidien… Potash Corp.: A high-stakes poker game… Gordon Pape’s updates: RioCan, Penn West, PetroBakken Energy… Your Questions: Tax on U.S. money, Telus non-voting shares… Members’ Corner: The future of copper

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August 16, 2010

The dreaded “W”… Profit potential in the “red metal”… Tom Slee updates CN Rail, Norfolk Southern, Rogers, Bombardier… Good week/bad week: Tim Hortons, oil, movies… Gordon Pape’s updates: TransCanada, BCEs… Your Questions: TFSA taxation, earning higher returns… Binary options feedback… Members’ Corner: Car scams

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August 9, 2010

Good week, bad week… Irwin Michael: Earnings beating expectations… Irwin Michael picks Genworth MI Canada… Irwin Michael updates Daylight Energy… Ryan Irvine updates two winners… Your Questions: Mortgage in LIRA

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July 26, 2010

Why raise rates now?… A golden opportunity… Binary options: investing or gambling?… Pipeline fallout… Stock updates: Encana, Microsoft, Onex… Your questions: PCL rates, TFSA rules

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July 19, 2010

Gateway under fire… Glenn Rogers sides with the bulls… Glenn Rogers’s updates: Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Perrigo, CVS Caremark… Gordon Pape’s fund updates: Harbour Fund, Mackenzie Sentinel Income, Mawer World Investment, Mackenzie Saxon Balanced … Your Questions: Prechter predicts downturn… Members’ Corner: Oil sands

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July 12, 2010

Oil sands pressure builds… What the blogs are saying… New regulations may boost Canadian bank stocks… Tom Slee updates Canadian Financials preferreds, PepsiCo, Emera, Canadian Tire… Your Questions: The loonie, Claymore ETF… Members’ Corner: Investor despair, TFSAs… Car footnote

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July 5, 2010

G20 fallout… A safety-first ETF… Irwin Michael: Volatility will continue… Irwin Michael updates American National Insurance, Fortress Paper… IWB Defensive Portfolio update… Gordon Pape’s updates: Shaw Communications… Selling your car? Beware of scams. … Your Questions: Account fees, how many stocks?… Members’ Corner: More on TFSAs

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June 28, 2010

The Fed’s bleak outlook… China’s housing bubble not a repeat of U.S. mess… Ryan Irvine updates Boyuan Construction, Zungui Haixi, Cash Store Financial… Suncor or Cenovus?… Gordon Pape’s updates: Viterra, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Research in Motion… Glenn Rogers updates Jabil Circuit, Cogent Systems… Members’ Corner: G20 meeting, TFSA confusion… Senate report… Last chance to beat HST

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June 21, 2010

G20 a bad idea… The TFSA mess… More on TFSAs… Glenn Rogers buys iPad, finds stock… Glenn Rogers updates Global Technology ETF, Cisco, Broadcom… Gordon Pape’s updates: Shaw Communications… Tom Slee updates three preferreds… Your Questions: U.S. dollars in RRSPs, bond spreads

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June 14, 2010

The silly season… Oil sands updates: Suncor, UTS, Claymore ETF, Penn West… Tom Slee: Focus on the fundamentals… Tom Slee updates Finning, Toromont… Gavin Graham: Do cry for Argentina… Your Questions: Gold prices… Members’ Corner: Nortel still eligible?

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June 7, 2010

Spain’s woes… Irwin Michael: Markets will see-saw higher… Irwin Michael updates Daylight Energy… Good news: interest rates rising… Don’t buy gold, buy Agnico-Eagle… Gordon Pape’s updates: Johnson & Johnson, Gilead Sciences… Your Questions: Paying taxes on nothing, taking dividends, investment strategies, TFSA profits… HST alert

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May 17, 2010

Trend spotting… Glenn Rogers picks a contrarian bank stock… Glenn Rogers updates Telefonica, Diageo, BHP Billiton, Claymore/Delta Global Shipping ETF… Ryan Irvine finds profits in cornstarch… Ryan Irvine updates Orvana Minerals… Gordon Pape’s updates: Brookfield Asset Management, Penn West, Tim Hortons… Your Questions: TFSA Amendments

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May 10, 2010

Panic time again!… Four rules for avoiding new toxic debt… Tom Slee updates Gildan Activewear, Alimentation Couche-Tard, Shoppers Drug Mart… Quick Takes: SNC-Lavalin, Fortis… Gordon Pape’s updates: RBC Global Precious Metals Fund, BCE, Telus… Your Questions: Buying bonds, limit orders, snowbirds fly home

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May 3, 2010

Euro parity next?… Irwin Michael finds an undervalued growth stock… Irwin Michael updates Danier Leather, Equitable Group… Quick Takes: Results from Rogers, Fortis… Gordon Pape’s updates: Imperial Oil, TransCanada Corp., Cenovus Energy … Your Questions: New tech stocks, RRIF withdrawals, TFSA overcontributions… Members’ Corner: Retirement planning

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April 26, 2010

Low-cost annuities… Ryan Irvine: How to pick winning stocks… Ryan Irvine updates The Cash Store, Boyuan Construction… Gordon Pape’s fund updates: Chou Associates, Dynamic American Value, Dynamic Value Balanced, Integra Balanced… Your Questions: Where to find a fiduciary… Members’ Corner: Retirement savings, tax software

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April 19, 2010

Protecting RRSP savings… How the CPPIB works… U.S. health care: Everyone wins, sort of… Glenn Rogers recommends Covidien, CVS Caremark… Glenn Rogers updates Cemex, Sony, GDF Suez, Heineken… Last-minute tax ideas… Your Questions: Fee-based accounts

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April 12, 2010

Loonie strategies… Canadian banks put the recession behind them… Tom Slee updates TD Bank, BMO, Shoppers Drug Mart… Tom Slee’s tax tips… Best bang for your charity buck… Your Questions: BMO ETF… Members’ Corner: Pension reform, tax software

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April 5, 2010

Dull markets are just fine… Irwin Michael: Sidelined cash could fuel markets… Irwin Michael updates Daylight Resources Trust, E-L Financial, Fortress Paper… Watch out for charity scams… IWB Defensive Portfolio reviewed… Gordon Pape’s updates: Yellow Pages, Research in Motion… Your Questions: REIT taxes, Yellow Pages distributions… Members’ Corner: Pension reform, tax software

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March 29, 2010

Fixing the retirement system… Ryan Irvine goes back to China… China and the TSX… Ryan Irvine updates Western Financial… Electronic services make taxes easier… Your Questions: Interest rates and preferred shares… Members’ Corner: Tax software

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March 22, 2010

The West’s new hot play… Buy PetroBakken Energy (TSX: PBN)… Tom Slee: Railways poised to deliver in 2010… Tom Slee’s updates: CN Rail, Norfolk Southern, Bombardier, Potash Corp., Enbridge… Gordon Pape’s updates: Ensign Energy Services, Cameco… Your questions: Specialized ETFs… Tax preparation software

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March 15, 2010

The high loonie: Who wins, who loses?… Glenn Rogers finds winners in the financial wreckage… Glenn Rogers updates Perrigo, Telefonica… The overlooked index… Gordon Pape’s updates: Research in Motion, Crescent Point… Quick takes: Daylight Resources Trust, Viterra Inc., TransCanada Corp…. Your questions: Sell XBB?… Members’ Corner: Income trust distributions

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March 8, 2010

If dreams come true…… The last nail … Irwin Michael: Results beating expectations… Irwin Michael updates Canam Group, Playmates Holdings, Fortress Paper… Gordon Pape updates Tim Hortons, RioCan, Brookfield Asset Management… Quick takes: Freeport McMoRan, Thomson Reuters, SNC-Lavalin… Your questions: Asset allocation, retirement portfolio… Members’ corner: TFSA puzzler

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February 22, 2010

What’s an ETF?… Ryan Irvine picks a Chinese construction stock… Ryan Irvine updates Cash Store Financial… TFSA test… Retirement savings: Don’t be too conservative… Gordon Pape’s updates: Canadian Utilities, Penn West Energy… Your questions: First Highland Trust, cashing out RRSPs… Spam warning

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February 15, 2010

A time to stand tall… Glenn Rogers: How to profit from doom and gloom… Glenn Rogers picks two mining giants… Glenn Rogers updates Agrium, Monsanto, ProShares Basic Materials ETF… Gordon Pape’s updates: EnCana, Cenovus Energy, Yellow Pages… Your Questions: Sector allocation…

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February 8, 2010

Deficit angst… The markets: short-term gain, long-term pain… Webcasts to watch… Trust about-face… Tom Slee: RRSPs our last, best hope… The ETF universe expands – sort of… Your Questions: Rebalancing dilemma… Members’ Corner: SRI policy

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February 1, 2010

Socially-responsible investing… Two good SRI funds… Irwin Michael: Watch for M&A to spark markets… Irwin Michael updates Canam Group, Danier Leather, Daylight Resources Trust, Cogeco… Other updates: Stantec, Finning, Rogers, Thomson Reuters… TFSA talk… Your Questions: TFSAs, global investing, RRSPs

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January 25, 2010

If it quacks like a duck…… Ryan Irvine picks Orvana Minerals… Ryan Irvine updates Sangoma Technologies, Cash Store… More information, please… Gordon Pape’s updates: Kinross Gold, Viterra Inc…. Your Questions: Suncor/Petrocan merger, buy in New York or Toronto?… Upcoming seminars

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January 18, 2010

TFSA strategies… Glenn Rogers looks at security stocks… Glenn Rogers updates iShares High-Yield ETF, Gannett Corp., New York Times, Terex… Gordon Pape’s updates: Suncor Energy, Shaw Communications… New Bloom fund… Your Questions: Safety concerns, confused reader, dividend tax credit… World Money Show… TFSA book

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January 11, 2010

Interest rates hold the key to 2010/11… Tom Slee expects a good year… New pick: BCE Preferreds… Tom Slee updates BMO, Manulife notes… Flow-through flood… Gordon Pape’s updates: Progress convertibles, bond funds and ETFs, PH&N Dividend Income Fund… Your Questions: Superficial loss rule, can’t decide which stock… Best Books: 2010 Essential Tax Facts

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January 4, 2010

Predictions past… Predictions future… Stocks to watch in 2010… Irwin Michael: Best of times, worst of times… Irwin Michael updates Fortress Paper, Morguard Corp. … Your Questions: Lithium, EnCana split… New TFSA book published

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December 14, 2009

The pension summit… Tom Slee: The jury’s still out… Tom Slee: Buy Norfolk Southern… Tom Slee’s updates SNC-Lavelin, Enbridge, Gildan Activewear… Glenn Rogers says get smart… Glenn Rogers updates Cisco Systems, Diageo, New Flyer, Churchill Corp., Walgreens… Irwin Michael updates Onex, Lakeview REIT… Gordon Pape updates Student Transportation Inc…. Your Questions: TFSA dilemma… Check out these videos… Year-end housekeeping… 2010 prices… Holiday hours

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December 7, 2009

The home stretch… Irwin Michael says be selective… Irwin Michael updates Cogeco Inc., Cogeco Cable, Equitable Group, Fortress Paper, George Weston, John B. Sanfilippo… Ryan Irvine picks Western Financial, Sangoma Technologies… Your Questions: HST, capital losses, buy in New York or Toronto?

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November 23, 2009

Game changer?… Glenn Rogers is all at sea… Glenn Rogers updates Euroseas, Eagle Bulk Shipping, Knightsbridge Tankers, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, and Dentsply… Gordon Pape’s updates: Bronco Energy, Fortis… Tax checklist… Your Questions: Target prices, bond dilemma, rate information… Members’ Corner: More on realtors, comments on Ryan Irvine

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November 16, 2009

Time to pause… Introducing a new contributor… More about KeyStone… Ryan Irvine picks The Cash Store… The inscrutable Income Tax Act… Gordon Pape’s updates: Equitable Resources, Swiss Water, RBC Global Precious Metals Fund, EnCana… Facts and Comments… Your Questions: Brompton fund… Members’ Corner: Realtor comment draws ire

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November 9, 2009

Whither RIM?… Tom Slee on the dangers of insider trading… Tom Slee updates CN Rail, Burlington Northern, Potash Corp., Toromont, SNC-Lavalin… Citadel tries again… Gordon Pape’s updates: Berkshire Hathaway B, Davis + Henderson, Kinross Gold, EnCana… Members’ Corner: Outrageous fees

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November 2, 2009

Canada in 2010… 2010 winners and losers… Unhappy Halloween … Irwin Michael sees positive signs for 2010… Irwin Michael updates Canam Group, Danier Leather, Polaris Minerals… Last gasp for trusts… Your Questions: Progress debentures, tax on trust payments… Members’ Corner: Lynas Corp.

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October 26, 2009

The Carney-Forbes duet… Glenn Rogers goes yield shopping… Glenn Rogers updates Gannett, New York Times, General Electric, Broadcom, Perrigo, Amazon.com… Picks from the pros… Jacks saves tax… Your Questions: Are Manitoba GICs guaranteed?… Members’ Corner: World Money Show

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October 19, 2009

The full Montney… Making Progress… Tom Slee: Five lessons from the crash… Buy Bombardier now… Tom Slee updates Philip Morris International, PepsiCo… Gordon Pape’s updates: Chou Associates Fund, Dynamic American Value Fund… Your Questions: Investing mom’s money, Barclays sale, buying Japan, hedge funds… Final reminder: World Money Show

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October 5, 2009

Up, down, or sideways?… Buy Bombardier… Irwin Michael sees Daylight… Irwin Michael updates Morguard… Citadel stand-off… Third-quarter scorecard… Gordon Pape’s updates… Beware of name imitators… World Money Show

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September 28, 2009

Preferreds rise again… The tax advantage of dividends… Glenn Rogers: Time to play defense… Glenn Rogers updates ProShares Ultra Basic Materials ETF, Telefonica, Amazon.com, ONEOK… RIM is a Buy… Citadel correction… Members’ Corner: More software suggestions… Your Questions: Gold and buy/hold, floating rate preferreds

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September 21, 2009

HST: The gloves are off!… Tom Slee: Consumer confidence returning. Buy Alimentation Couche-Tard… Tom Slee updates Shoppers Drug, Canadian Tire, Bank of Montreal, Toronto Dominion Bank… Gordon Pape’s updates: Viterra, EnCana… Your Questions: Bank preferreds… Members’ Corner: Investing in gold, Citadel vote, Jarislowsky clarification, software suggestions… Upcoming Events

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September 14, 2009

Gold: third time lucky?… Gold updates: Kinross, RBC Global Precious Metals… Comparing gold ETFs… Irwin Michael says double-dip unlikely… Irwin Michael updates Canam Group, Fortress Paper, John B. Sanfilippo, Onex Corp., George Weston… Citadel fight gets ugly… Your Questions: Capital losses in RESP… Members’ Corner: Looking for software

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August 31, 2009

Betting on a recovery… Tom Slee: Bargains in the industrial wasteland… Tom Slee’s updates: Gildan Activewear, Emera… Gordon Pape’s updates: Highpine Oil & Gas, Bronco Energy, Tim Hortons… Your Questions: Where to invest, taxing prizes, small business shares… Members’ Corner: Yellow Pages

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August 27, 2009

A cautionary tale… Tom Slee: Canadian investors lack protection… Tom Slee updates CN Rail, Burlington Northern, Rogers… Gordon Pape’s updates: Cameco, Kinross, Penn West, Yellow Pages… Your questions: TFSA beneficiaries, buying U.S. dollars

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August 24, 2009

Time to buy Japan?… Glenn Rogers still likes newspapers… Glenn Rogers updates his ETF picks… Gordon Pape’s fund updates: Mawer World Investment, Sprott Canadian Equity… Your Questions: Portfolio limits, bonds vs. bond funds… Members’ Corner: Yellow Pages, U.S. banking

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August 10, 2009

Irrational markets… Irwin Michael: Recovery signs emerging… Irwin Michael updates Cogeco Inc., Cogeco Cable, Equitable Group… An American likes Canada… Dividend dilemma… Gordon Pape’s updates: BCE, Tim Hortons, Fortis, Citadel Diversified Income Trust… Your Questions: Why not a stop-loss?, IWB target prices, RRSP withdrawal strategy

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July 27, 2009

The wild card loonie … Tom Slee: The banks look strong … Tom Slee picks BMO… Tom Slee updates TD Bank, Enbridge, Potash Corp…. Warren MacKenzie on income portfolios… Suncor-Petrocan options… Members’ Corner: Overdue first step, questions sell advice

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July 20, 2009

A first step… Tim Hortons tackles the Big Apple… Glenn Rogers likes Walgreens… Glenn Rogers updates STEC, Fluor Corp., Valero Energy, Knightsbridge Tankers, Euroseas, Eagle Bulk Shipping… Gordon Pape’s updates: Shaw Communications, CIBC… Recommended List deletions… Your Questions: Target prices, saving for retirement, depression coming?… Let’s talk about ETFs

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July 13, 2009

Good news? Yawn!… New pick: Crescent Point Energy… Tom Slee: Outlook grim for lifecos… Tom Slee updates Sun Life, Manulife, Manulife Notes, BMO Notes, Industrial Alliance, Thomson Reuters, Potash Corp. … Gordon Pape’s updates: Brookfield Asset Management, Viterra Inc…. Your Questions: O’Shaughnessy funds, wants to change portfolio… MLPs and RRSPs

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July 6, 2009

First-half scorecard… Irwin Michael: It comes down to stock-picking… Irwin Michael updates American National Insurance, Playmates Holdings, Playmates Toys, Polaris Minerals… Beware the HST hit… Gordon Pape’s updates: Lundin Mining, Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Mackenzie Sentinel Income Fund B… Your Questions: After-hours trading, Horizon BetaPro ETFs

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June 29, 2009

What now?… Tom Slee: Are stocks cheap or dear?… Tom Slee updates Bombardier, Stantec, Kansas City Southern, CN Rail… Gordon Pape’s updates: Shaw Communications, Telus Corp…. Your questions: Choosing Dynamic units, U.S. dividends, return of capital, delisted stock, bond ETFs… Members’ Corner: More on MLPs and royalty trusts

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June 22, 2009

TFSA confusion… New pick: Dynamic Value Balanced Fund… Glenn Rogers: Time to go generic… Buy Perrigo, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories… Glenn Rogers’ updates: Terex, CEMEX, Veolia… Gordon Pape’s ETF updates: 6 iShares funds… Gordon Pape’s mutual fund updates: Sprott Canadian Equity Fund, Altamira Cash Performer, Dynamic American Value… Your Questions: Investing for newlyweds, LLC rules… Members’ Corner: Master limited partnerships

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June 15, 2009

Time compression… Tom Slee: A long-term investment strategy… Buy Shoppers Drug Mart… Tom Slee’s updates: Canadian Tire, Philip Morris International… Tax alert: U.S. MLPs… Gordon Pape’s updates: Suncor, Viterra, Claymore Oil Sands ETF, Bronco Energy, TransCanada Corp…. Your Questions: XBB, Petro-Canada… Members’ Corner: Covered call writing

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June 8, 2009

Currency dilemma… Irwin Michael on the market surge… Irwin Michael updates Danier Leather, Equitable Group, Onex Corp…. A covered call option strategy… IWB Defensive Portfolio reviewed… Your Questions: GrowthWorks takeover, wrap accounts… Members’ Corner: Disagrees on Stronach, GM bankruptcy

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June 1, 2009

Invisible recession… Big dreams… May: Another winner… Wrap accounts: The real story… Gordon Pape’s updates: Brookfield Asset Management, Ensign Energy Services… Your Questions: Bond bubble, TFSA query, currency woes

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May 18, 2009

Is the end in sight?… Glenn Rogers says get back into GE… Glenn Rogers updates STEC, Amazon, Monsanto… Stocks to own now: TransCanada Corp…. Updates: Kinross, Viterra, Potash Corp., Harbour Fund… Your Questions: Bond bubble?

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May 11, 2009

Bull or bear?… Are banks a buy?… Tom Slee: Accounting upheaval ahead… Tom Slee’s updates: CN Rail, Burlington Northern, PepsiCo, Gildan Activewear… Stocks to own now: Canadian Utilities… Gordon Pape’s updates: Yellow Pages, Cameco… Members’ Corner: A real life success story

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May 4, 2009

The impact of swine flu… Good news or bad?… Stocks to own now: Enbridge Inc…. DBRS move causes concern… Irwin Michael sees a new bull market… New picks: Cogeco Inc. and Cogeco Cable… Irwin Michael updates Morguard Corp…. MoneyLetter update: Gilead Sciences… Other updates: Fortis, RioCan REIT

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April 27, 2009

Safety is more expensive … John Lawrence Reynolds on the Smith Manoeuvre… Stocks to own now: Fortis Inc…. Energy updates: EnCana, UTS, Suncor… RRIF confusion … Your Questions: Kindles in Canada… Members’ Corner: Deposit insurance

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April 20, 2009

Finally, bond clarity – maybe… Glenn Rogers likes two tech stocks… Tom Slee: Tax planning for 2009… Sprott and agriculture… Gordon Pape’s updates: Chou Associates Fund, Fidelity Canadian Balanced Fund… Your Questions: High returns with no risk, what’s an IPS?… Members’ Corner: Different opinions… Twitter updates

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April 13, 2009

Degrees of bearishness… Bear bites… How to cut your taxes: tips from an expert… Tom Slee likes Thomson Reuters… Gordon Pape’s updates: Shaw Communications… Your Questions: TFSA accounts… Members’ Corner: Tax software, RRIF repayments… Follow Gordon on Twitter

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April 6, 2009

Premature accumulation… Still time to claim this tax break… Comparing tax software… Irwin Michael thinks we’ve turned a corner… Irwin Michael updates Canam Group, E-L Financial, Fortress Paper, Onex Corp…. Gordon Pape’s updates: Penn West, BCE… Your Questions: Inflation hedges, real return bonds… Members’ Corner: Bank preferreds

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March 30, 2009

Hope abounds!… Tom Slee: Preferreds a better bet than bonds… Tom Slee updates three preferreds plus SNC-Lavalin … Warren MacKenzie: Should you do it yourself?… Gordon Pape’s Updates: ArcelorMittal, Highpine, Canadian Utilities, Penn West… Your Questions: Buying gold, flow-through shares, bank ETF

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March 23, 2009

Inflation creation… What Americans are asking about Canada… Glenn Rogers on bear market rallies… Glenn Rogers updates iShares China 25, ProShares Ultra Financial, ONEOK Inc., Cisco Systems… Your Questions: Bank dividends… Members’ Corner: Gold

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March 9, 2009

Dissecting Duguay… Tom Slee: Lifeco earnings hammered… Tom Slee updates Industrial Alliance, Sun Life, Manulife, TD Bank, Rogers… John Lawrence Reynolds on the case for gold… Your Questions: General Electric… Members’ Corner: Reynolds book

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March 2, 2009

Two views on energy trusts… Irwin Michael: Nova takeover may be just the beginning… Irwin Michael’s updates: John B. Sanfilippo, Lakeview REIT, S&K Famous Brands… Book excerpt: Bubbles, Bankers & Bailouts… Update on EnCana… Your Questions: Understanding dividends, defensive portfolio, TFSAs and mortgages… Members’ Corner: Bad to worse

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February 23, 2009

Bad to worse… Tom Slee: Two industries looking better… Tom Slee updates Enbridge, Potash Corp., Gildan Activewear… IWB Defensive Portfolio… Gordon Pape’s updates: Kinross Gold, Cameco Corp…. MoneyLetter update: Johnson & Johnson… Your Questions: UTS offer, investment losses, interest rates, iShares … New Special Report

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February 16, 2009

Not everyone is cutting dividends… Updates on BCE, Shaw, TransCanada… Glenn Rogers sees profits across the Pacific… Glenn Rogers updates Churchill, New Flyer, RIM… Yellow Pages releases results… Members’ Corner: IncomePlus, Yellow Pages, leveraged ETFs… New Special Report

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February 9, 2009

Paul Musson takes over Ivy funds… Two Ivy funds to consider… Manulife IncomePlus: Convenience at a cost… RRSP questions… Updates: Yellow Pages, Fortis… Your Questions: Home renovation tax credit, mortgage or RRSP?… Seminar reminder… Bookstore additions

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February 2, 2009

The budget: missed opportunities… Irwin Michael: Weston deal a positive sign… Irwin Michael updates Danier, Onex… TFSAs vs. RRSPs (3)… The January Effect… Understanding TFSAs: Questions from Canadians… Gordon Pape’s updates: Highpine Oil & Gas, Suncor Energy… Your Questions: Bond funds, preferred shares

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January 26, 2009

Tough times, tough decisions… Having an RRSP is essential… Tom Slee recommends two corporate bonds … TFSAs vs. RRSPs (2)… TFSA swaps… Funds for RRSPs… Your Questions: Bond funds… Members’ Corner: The budget, TFSAs vs. RRSPs… TFSA seminar… Canada a.m.

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January 19, 2009

More budget ideas… Glenn Rogers likes junk bonds and shippers… Glenn Rogers updates L-3, Broadcom… TFSAs vs. RRSPs (1)… Free TFSA seminar… Energy updates: Claymore ETF, Suncor, Bronco… Members’ Corner: The federal budget… Your Questions: Investing strategies

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January 12, 2009

A budget wish-list… Tom Slee foresees a better year ahead… Buy Emera Inc…. Tom Slee updates CFS and CFS.PR.A… TFSAs: A capital gains strategy… Your Questions: More predictions please… MoneyLetter relationship ends… Findependence Day… Wine trip of a lifetime… House Cleaning

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January 5, 2009

The plan for ’09… The 2008 scorecard… Predictions past… Predictions future… Irwin Michael: Signs of stability… Irwin Michael updates Canam Group, Polaris Minerals, George Weston… TFSAs: Great idea, terrible timing… TFSA book off the press

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January 26, 2006

The forgotten campaign issue…Yola Edwards sees profits ahead…Yola Edwards updates Cameco (CCO, CCJ)…All that Jazz…Irwin Michael updates Dominion Homes (DHOM)…Your Questions: Sprott Fund MER, Citadel rights…Your Comments: Investing in gold…Retirement book now in stores…Top 50 Funds report published…Italian wine tour

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January 9, 2006

A record week for Toronto…Gold is really hot…New stock pick: Goldcorp (G)…Tom Slee finds bargains in expensive U.S. market…Tom Slee recommends UnitedHealth Group (UHN)…Tom Slee updates Manitoba Telecom (MBT), Enbridge (ENB), Shoppers Drug (SC), Dofasco (DFS)…Gordon Pape’s updates: Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (RMCF), Kinder Morgan (KMI)…Members? Corner: Gold and the greenback

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January 3, 2006

The outlook for 2006…Irwin Michael feels good about the New Year…Irwin Michael updates E-L Financial (ELF), S&K Famous Brands (SKFB), Handleman (HDL), Danier Leather (DL.SV)…Mutual fund updates…Other updates: HudBay Minerals (HBM), Canadian Utilities (CU.NV), Fortis (FTS)…Your Questions: Target prices

Last IWB for 2005…A look back…The Goodale “leak”…Irwin Michael finds a new value stock…Tom Slee sees an increased risk of tainted research…Tom Slee revisits the insurance companies…Yola Edwards says Christmas will be merry…Gordon Pape Updates Swiss Water (SWS.UN), Peyto (PEY.UN), ARC (AET.UN), Sprott Gold and Precious Minerals Fund…Your Questions: How much is enough?…Members’ Corner: Dividend gross-up, income trusts, Merck mess…Quizmas time

Income trusts: Fairness must prevail…Tom Slee on the trusts and corporate accountability…Tom Slee updates Manitoba Tel (MBT), BCE Inc. (BCE), Citigroup (C), General Electric (GE)…CPPIB criticized…Updates: Yellow Pages Income Fund (YLO.UN), Peyto Energy Trust (PEY.UN)…Members? Corner: More on portfolio software and income trusts

Ottawa hits the panic button…Irwin Michael sees better times ahead…Irwin Michael updates American National Insurance (ANAT), Dominion Homes (DHOM), General Motors (GM), Teck Cominco (TEK.SV.B)…Other updates: CI Financial (CIX), Brascan (BAM.LV.A, BAM), Time Warner (TWX)…Your Questions: Technical analysis…How accurate are Finance?s numbers?…Members? Corner: Portfolio software, trust debate continues

Ghosts (and the Feds) haunt the markets…Leave the trusts alone…Yola Edwards scans the market horizons…Yola Edwards recommends Imperial Oil (IMO)…The CPPIB caves ? sort of…Updates: GGOF Monthly High Income Fund, ARC Energy Trust (AET.UN)…Your Questions: Fund company cheques…Members? Corner: Portfolio software, income trusts

Rebottling the trust genie…Tom Slee says to stick to your plan…Tom Slee updates Alcan common (AL), Alcan preferreds (AL.PR.E), Home Depot (HD), McDonald?s (MCD)…Other updates: iUnits GOC5 (XGV), Barrick Gold (ABX)…Members? Corner: The future of oil, income trusts, Investors Group

The new reality…Tom Slee: Banks offer good yields but little else…Tom Slee recommends Great-West Life (GWO)…Tom Slee updates Manulife (MFC). Sun Life (SLF)…Discount brokers ? your comments (3)…Updates: Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (RMCF)…Members? Corner: More on income trusts

The income trusts muddle ? a few positives…Irwin Michael likes the music business…Irwin Michael updates Shermag (SMG)…Updates: Fortis (FTS), Yellow Pages (YLO.UN), Royal LePage (RSF.UN), RioCan (REI.UN), Citadel Diversified Investment Trust (CTD.UN)…New fund from Phillips, Hager & North…Discount brokers ? your comments (2)…Your Questions ? Canadian Tire shares, U.S. investing…Members? Corner: Income trusts

Mr. Goodale is worried…Glenn Rogers on the rebuilding of New Orleans…Glenn Rogers updates his Homeland Security picks…Yola Edwards likes uranium…Yola Edwards updates QLT Inc. (QLT, QLTI), Student Transportation (STB.UN), Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B)…Your views on discount brokers…Updates: CI Financial (CIX), Brascan (BNN.LV.A, BNN)…Your Questions: KMP and KMI…Members? Corner: RRIF comment too scarI

Ottawa searches for a lost horse…One possible solution: level the playing field…Tom Slee: Still upside potential in stocks, despite Katrina…Tom Slee updates Manitoba Telecom (MBT), Canadian Tire (CTR.NV), Enbridge (ENB)…Update on CI Financial (CIX)…Your Questions: Oil prices and Aeroplan, Petro-Canada stock split…Members? Corner: Looking for a discount broker

The heartbreak of Katrina…Katrina?s implications for investors…Irwin Michael ? oil is the big story…Irwin Michael recommends Canam Group (CAN.SV.A)…Irwin Michael updates ShopKo (SKO), American National Insurance (ANAT), Morguard (MRC), Royal Host REIT (RYL.UN)…Updates: Petro-Canada (PCA, PCZ), Peyto (PEY.UN), Microsoft (MSFT)…Your Questions: CanWel Fund (CWX.UN)

Oil prices will rise?and fall…Tom Slee says to board the trains…Tom Slee updates CP Railway (CP), CN Rail (CNR, CNI), Home Depot (HD), Bombardier Preferreds (BBB.PR.C)…The Bay?s new reward ? read the fine print!…Income trust scorecard…Updates: Canadian Utilities (CU), Loblaw (L), RioCan (REI.UN)…Your Questions: TimberWest (TWF.UN)…Members? Corner: Avian flu

The Doomsday scenario…Glenn Rogers: How to invest in homeland security…Glenn Rogers recommends L-3 Communications (LLL), Cogent Systems (COGT), SRA International (SRX), Armor Holdings (AH)…Updates: Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (RMCF), Time Warner (TWX), ARC Energy Trust (AET.UN), Peyto Energy Trust (PEY.UN)…Two new energy-related picks: Fortis (FTS) and Kinder Morgan (KMI)…Update requests…Your Questions: Private health care, when to sell trusts…Members? Corner: Correction on CO2

A bad idea resurfaces…CPP doing just fine…Yola Edwards picks two retail stocks…Yola Edwards updates HudBay (HBM) and QLT (QLT, QLTI)…Two new energy-related picks: Fortis (FTS) and Kinder Morgan (KMI)…Updates: Yellow Pages (YLO.UN), Falconbridge (FAL.LV, FAL)…Your Questions: Investing in Mexico and Australia…Members? Corner: CIBC mess, selling losers

Waiting for the other shoe(s)…Update on Royal Bank (RY)…Tom Slee: No such thing as unrealized losses…Tom Slee updates Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), McDonald?s (MCD), Citigroup (C), Shoppers Drug Mart (SC), CN Rail (CNR, CNI)…A Bridge Too Far? The Jazz income trust. …Updates: CI Financial (CIX), Brascan (BNN.LV.A, BNN)…Members? Corner: Greenspan article, seniors and yield

A check on extravagance…Irwin Michael likes market momentum…Irwin Michael updates Clearlink (CNK), ShopKo (SKO), Dominion Homes (DHOM)…Other updates: Petro-Canada (PCA, PCZ), Nokia (NOK), Loblaw (L)…Asset Allocation III ? style and risk…Members? Corner ? your views on asset allocation

Franklin Templeton?s extravaganza…Brookfield?s stymied O&Y bid: an exercise in corporate democracy…Tom Slee updates Sun Life (SLF), Manulife (MFC), General Electric (GE)…A new kind of income trust…Asset Allocation II…Updates: CI Financial (CIX)

Honeymoon over ? rates to rise…Yola Edwards likes the transportation sector…Yola Edwards recommends TransForce Income Fund (TIF.UN)…CP Rail looks good…Understanding asset allocation (1)…Updates: Royal Bank (RY), Royal LePage Franchise Services Fund (RSF.UN), Intel (INTC)…Your Questions: Hedging oil prices…Members? Corner: No Greenspan here, thanks.

Outrage in London…Canada needs an Alan Greenspan…Tom Slee: AIG investigation could tarnish the insurance sector…Tom Slee updates BCE Inc. (BCE), Alcan (AL), MBNA (KRB), Sun Life (SLF)…CI?s bold bid…More protection for investors…Oil surges on: updates on ARC Energy (AET.UN), Frontline (FRO), Equitable Resources (EQT), Eni (E)

TSX ends first half on a weak note…Irwin Michael says markets will saw-tooth higher…Irwin Michael updates Canfor (CFP), Danier Leather (DL.SV), Teck Cominco (TEK.SV.B)…Why we sold Aeroplan…Updates: Petro-Canada (PCA, PCZ), Noranda (NRD.LV), Peyto (PEY.UN), RioCan (REI.UN)…Your Questions: Avian flu impact…Members? Corner: Be wary of research reports; reaction to upset member

Stocks are suddenly hot again…Tom Slee: Changes at SEC suggest clean-up is over…Tom Slee recommends Citigroup (NYSE: C)…Tom Slee?s updates: Bombardier (BBD.SV.B), Home Deport (HD), Shoppers Drug Mart (SC)…Yola Edwards is bullish on oil, gold, and the markets…Yola Edwards recommends Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B)…Yola Edwards updates Cognos (CSN, COGN), Research in Motion (RIM, RIMM)…Members? Corner: Upset about Rocky Mountain

Aeroplan is a go…Good news for Aeroplan members…When to buy a trust IPO…Tom Slee: CEO compensation borders on the absurd…Tom Slee updates Enbridge (ENB), Manitoba Telecom (MBT), Johnson & Johnson (J&J), Dofasco (DFS), General Electric (GE)…Bureaucracy threatens family home…Your questions: Broker advises against Frontline (FRO)…Members? Corner: Understanding correlations

Pension plans in crisis…Irwin Michael sees opportunities in negativism…Irwin Michael updates American National Insurance (ANAT), Magellan Aerospace (MAL), Royal Host REIT (RYL.UN)…Updates: IAC/Interactive Corp. (IACI), Citadel Diversified Income Trust (CTD.UN), iUnits G5 (XGV), iShares…S&P Midcap 400/Berra Value Index Fund (IJJ), iShares Hong Kong (EWH), Frontline (FRO)…Your Questions: Buy now or later?…Members? Corner: Aeroplan hater, Ford and GM early warnings

The Aeroplan IPO…Tom Slee: GM, Ford downgrades raise serious questions…Tom Slee updates Sun Life (SLF), Manulife (MFC), Alcan (AL), Canadian Tire (CTR.NV)…Income trust concerns …Updates: Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (RMCF), Loews Corp. (LTR)

Think Ottawa?s exciting? Check out the trust scene….Income trusts reviewed: ARC (AET.UN), Citadel (CTD.UN), Peyto (PEY.UN), RioCan (REI.UN), Royal LePage (RSF.UN), Student Transportation (STB.UN), Swiss Water (SWS.UN), Yellow Pages (YLO.UN)…Budget thoughts…Overlooked mutual fund: PH&N Dividend Income…PH&N and iUnits…Members? Corner: The Long-Term Capital collapse

No hedges here…Northwater Market Neutral Trust (NMN.UN)…Yola Edwards charts the markets…Yola Edwards updates Research in Motion (RIM, RIMM), Rockwater Capital (RCC)…Statistics can be misleading…Updates: Loblaw (L), Gennum (GND), Time Warner (TSX), ConAgra (CAG)

Prudence and pruning…Tom Slee: The Empire Strikes Back…Tom Slee updates CN Rail (CHR, CNI), Canadian Pacific (CP), McDonald?s (MCD)…Mutual funds review (part two)…Stock updates: General Motors (GM), Brascan (BNN.LV.A, BNN), Noranda (NRD.LV, NRD), Petro-Canada (PCA, PCZ)…Members? Corner: Frustrated by Dominion Homes (DHOM)

The world according to Chou…Irwin Michael finds an unloved REIT…A special situation: S&K Famous Brands…Irwin Michael updates E-L Financial (ELF)…Mutual funds review (part one)…Stock updates: MBNA Corp. (KRB), Alcan (AL)…Your Questions: What to do if the economy takes a dive?

A bleak outlook for stocks…Tom Slee: Recent court decisions could save you taxes this year…Tom Slee recommends Home Depot (HD)…Tom Slee updates General Electric (GE)…Tax filing break…Martin’s troubles and the 30% rule…Updates: Rockwater Capital (RCC), Canadian Utilities (CU.NV)…Members’ Corner: What list?

Stock markets turn ugly…Yola Edwards gets on the bus…Yola Edwards updates Merck (MRK), Applied Materials (AMAT), Research in Motion (RIM, RIMM)…The Noranda dilemma…What should losers do?…Updates: Yellow Pages (YLO.UN), Peyto (PEY.UN)…Members? Corner: Too many recommendations?

Trust market requires nimble approach…Tom Slee: Time to adjust for portfolio drift…Tom Slee updates McDonald’s (MCD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), BCE Inc. (BCE), Enbridge (ENB) TSX tries to pry open the border…Updates: ShopKo (SKO), CI Funds (CIX)…Members’ Corner: When to sell, international newsletters

A lacklustre first quarter…Irwin Michael sees some good values emerging…Irwin Michael updates General Motors (GM), Morguard (MRC), Shermag (SMG)…Tom Slee: Proposed trade-through rules a boon to small investors…Preferred shares and redemption dates…Tom Slee updates MGM Mirage (MGG), Bombardier (BBD.SV.B)…Other updates: Swiss Water Income Fund (SWS.UN)…Members Corner: More on the foreign content rule

Making the sell decision…Yola Edwards likes the mining sector…Yola Edwards updates May Department Stores (MAY), Rockwater Capital (RCC), QLT (QLT, QLTI)…An iShares primer…New recommendation: iShares Mid-Cap Value Fund (IJJ)…Tom Slee sells MGM Mirage (MGG)…Your Questions: Investing in India…Members Corner: Foreign content limit, international newsletters

Foreign content confusion…Tom Slee: Research still leaves much to be desired…Tom Slee updates CN Rail (CNR, CNI), CP Rail (CP), Canadian Tire (CTR.NV), Bombardier (BBD.SV.B)…Other updates: Yellow Pages (YLO.UN), Noranda (NRD), ConAgra Foods (CAG)…Your Questions: Frontline dividends…Members Corner: To renew or not?

Income trusts correction is coming…Irwin Michael sees new highs for stocks…Irwin Michael updates American National Insurance (ANAT), Dominion Homes (DHOM), Sears Canada (SCC)…Oil surges again…Energy updates: Petro-Canada (PCA, PCZ), ENI SpA (E), Frontline (FRO), Equitable Resources (EQT), ARC…Energy Trust (AET.UN), Peyto Energy Trust (PEY.UN)…Members Corner: Labour funds, poor recommendations…Free Special Report

Goodale the magician: Foreign content, deposit insurance, RRSP limits, gold and silver…No action on income trusts (yet)…Tom Slee: Life insurance statements still a mystery…Tom Slee updates Sun Life (SLF), Manulife (MFC), Alcan (AL), Novelis (NVL)…Labour funds update: Front Street Energy, Algonquin Power, ROI…Royal Bank surges…Members Corner: Pengrowth shares

Time to fix deposit insurance…Yola Edwards says stocks have reversed course…Yola Edwards picks Cognos (CSN)…Yola Edwards recommends Altair (ALTI) for aggressive accounts…A sweet idea: Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (RMFC)…Updates: Decoma International (DEC.SV.A, DECA), Teck Cominco (TEK.SV.B), Brascan (BNN.LV.A, BNN), Telus (T, T.NV, TU)…Pengrowth has a problem…TD Funds Report

A contrarian looks ahead…Tom Slee: The winds of change are blowing in the boardrooms…Tom Slee updates EnCana (ECA), Shoppers Drug Mart (SC), General Electric (GE), Manitoba Telecom (MBT), Alcan (AL)…New labour fund for Atlantic Canada…Updates: Loblaw Companies (L), Canadian Utilities (CU.NV)…Members Corner: 2004 Scorecard, delay in .pdf file, dollar collapse

Is the U.S. dollar heading for collapse?…Irwin Michael has a new stock pick…Irwin Michael updates General Motors (GM) and Sears Canada (SCC)…Other updates: Noranda (NDR), Time Warner (TWX)…Members? Corner: The 2004 Scorecard, John De Goey column, and Edward Jones…Your Questions: Purchased wrong Bombardier shares

The trust wall collapses…Introducing John De Goey…John De Goey on the need for cost certainty…Updates: Petro-Canada (PCA, PCZ), Vincor (VN), Microsoft (MSFT)…The 2004 Scorecard: U.S. equities and overall results…Your RRSP Questions: Low-income contributors, ETFs, holding cash, bond index funds…World Money Show ? final reminder

A 90c loonie?…Yola Edwards looks at Intel (INTC)…Yola Edwards updates Rockwater (RCC), Scotiabank (BNS)…The 2004 Scorecard: IWB Value Portfolio…Updates: Alcan (AL), David + Henderson (DHF.UN), CI Funds (CIX), Brascan (BNN.LV.A), Canadian Utilities (CU.NV), Gennum (GND)…More on delivery problems…Next Issue: RRSP Special Report on Jan. 24

The income trusts dilemma…Tom Slee: Are stock options a thing of the past?…Tom Slee finds a new preferred…Tom Slee updates MBNA Corp. (KRB), Enbridge (ENB), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Carnival (CCL), CN Rail (CNR, CNI), Canadian Pacific (CP)…The 2004 scorecard: Canadian stocks…Updates: Petro-Canada (PCA, PCZ), Time Warner (TWX), Interactive Corp. (IACI)…World Money Show

The RRSP challenges of 2005…Four mutual funds for your RRSP …Tom Slee says time is of the essence with RRSPs…Bombardier now a buy for aggressive accounts…Tom Slee updates Alcan (AL) and BCE Inc. (BCE)…The 2004 Scorecard: Trust units…Updates: Diamonds (DIA), TD U.S. RSP Index Fund, May Department Stores (MAY)

Happy New Year…A look back…A look ahead…Irwin Michael is optimistic about 2005…Irwin Michael updates Clearlink (CNK), ShopKo (SKO), Teck Cominco (TEK.B)…Our contributing editors…The 2004 scorecard: Mutual funds and preferred shares…The best and worst sectors of 2004…Delivery problems

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Last-minute RRSP thoughts… Glenn Rogers: From Russia with profits… Glenn Rogers updates the shipping stocks… An RRSP portfolio… Gordon Pape’s updates: Cenovus Energy… Useful websites: Creditcards.com… Your Questions: Stock liquidity, income funds… Members’ Corner: Turbo Tax problem… Notice to members

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Washington and your wallet… Glenn Rogers shops for appliances… Glenn Rogers updates SanDisk, Telefonica, Santander Group… Ryan Irvine updates three picks… The Bank of Canada plays Grinch… Gordon Pape’s updates: TransCanada, Encana, BCE… Your Questions: New recommendations… Members’ Corner: Fee-based accounts, happy member… Notice to members… Happy holidays!

Fees: What’s “fair”?… New accounting rules: REITs win, insurers lose… Tom Slee updates Finning, Toromont, Manulife, SNC-Lavalin… Irwin Michael: Market rise good sign for 2011… Irwin Michael updates Flint Energy… Gordon Pape’s updates: PetroBakken, Tim Hortons… Quick Takes: Enbridge, Cameco, Gildan Activewear… Your Questions: Stop losses, foreign stocks in TFSAs… Members’ Corner: Editorial content – the last word

A new trust twist… How China cornered the rare earths market… Glenn Rogers updates ProShares Materials ETF, iShares Xinhua China 25 Index Fund, iShares MSCI Hong Kong Index Fund, ING Clarion Global Real Estate Fund, Cisco Systems… Gavin Graham: Time to sell Cresud… Your Questions: Silver Wheaton, windfall RRSP profit, U.S. withholding tax, smaller institutions

Why currencies matter… Tom Slee: European debt crisis is manageable… Tom Slee updates Bank of Montreal and Manulife notes, Rogers Communications, Gildan Activewear, Stantec, Finning, Toromont… Gordon Pape’s updates: Canadian Utilities, Shaw Communications… Your Questions: Worthless shares, TFSA contributions, portfolio funds, India and China… Bulletin – sell Cresud

Buying U.S. property? Know the rules… Estate tax coming back?… Irwin Michael on the market rally… Irwin Michael updates Danier Leather, Flint Energy Services, Genworth MI Canada… Gordon Pape’s updates: Fortis, Cameco… Members’ Corner: The Potash decision, Yellow Media, newsletter content

Markets surge – but why?… Ryan Irvine worries about another asset bubble… Ryan Irvine updates Glentel, Sangoma Technologies… Ottawa’s “no” to BHP… Gordon Pape’s updates: Suncor, Yellow Media… Your Questions: OAS clawback… Members’ Corner: Too many editorials, the Potash takeover… Quick Takes

The Potash decision… Pension reform: Think big, start small… A voluntary national plan… The financial crisis: The losers… Gordon Pape’s updates: Agnico-Eagle, Cenovus… Your Questions: International investing, U.S. REITs, TFSA strategies

Two views of the future… The financial crisis: the winners… Where to stash your cash… Glenn Rogers picks Johnson Controls… Glenn Rogers updates Bank of America, Citigroup, General Electric… Gordon Pape’s updates: Lundin Mining… Your Questions: Comparing advisors, trust distributions

Why are we so happy?… Mining stocks on a tear… Irwin Michael: U.S. market strength surprises… Irwin Michael updates Cogeco Cable, Daylight Energy, Fortress Paper… More updates: Verizon Communications, Brookfield Asset Management… Your Questions: U.S. dividend ETF, bond funds… World Money Show

Buy stocks, not stories… Bank stocks will lead TSX higher in 2011… Tom Slee updates Bank of Montreal, TD Bank, Thomson Reuters, Enbridge… The “curse” of the oil sands… Good week/Bad week: TSX, commodities, BHP Billiton, Alimentation Couche-Tard… Your Questions: Claymore closed-end fund… Members’ Corner: Gold talk

Fed comments fuel gold… Gordon Pape updates DuPont, Berkshire Hathaway, KB Home, Titanium Metals… Ryan Irvine: Still a stock picker’s market… Ryan Irvine recommends Glentel Inc…. Your Questions: Leverage, Progress Energy debentures, taxation of Claymore fund… Members’ Corner: Disagrees on Silver Wheaton… Correction… World Money Show

The new gold rush… Silver Wheaton is a buy… Potash bid has wider implications… Glenn Rogers likes beaten-up banks… Glenn Rogers updates Powershares Financial Preferred Portfolio, Agrium, New Flyer… More updates: Philip Morris International, SNC-Lavalin, Bombardier common and preferred shares… Your Questions: Profit-taking, “safe” stocks… Members’ Corner: Extraordinary times

A head-shaking decision… The insurance industry: what lies ahead?… Tom Slee updates Alimentation Couche-Tard… Irwin Michael looks beyond the market turmoil… Irwin Michael updates Fortress Paper, Canam Group, Equitable Group, Genworth MI Canada, Polaris Minerals… Good week for banks, bad week for oil… Gordon Pape’s updates: Agnico-Eagle, BCE… Correction: UYG… TFSA seminar: last chance

Extraordinary times… Lost money? Here’s why… Ryan Irvine finds a little-known income trust… Ryan Irvine updates Asia Bio-Chem Group… Good week/bad week: National Bank and Potash Corp. … Updates: ProShares Ultra Financials ETF, Research in Motion… Members’ Corner: Bonds and bond funds… Free TFSA seminar

Bonds rock!… Glenn Rogers like Teck… Glenn Rogers updates Textainer, ONEK, Covidien… Potash Corp.: A high-stakes poker game… Gordon Pape’s updates: RioCan, Penn West, PetroBakken Energy… Your Questions: Tax on U.S. money, Telus non-voting shares… Members’ Corner: The future of copper

The dreaded “W”… Profit potential in the “red metal”… Tom Slee updates CN Rail, Norfolk Southern, Rogers, Bombardier… Good week/bad week: Tim Hortons, oil, movies… Gordon Pape’s updates: TransCanada, BCEs… Your Questions: TFSA taxation, earning higher returns… Binary options feedback… Members’ Corner: Car scams

Good week, bad week… Irwin Michael: Earnings beating expectations… Irwin Michael picks Genworth MI Canada… Irwin Michael updates Daylight Energy… Ryan Irvine updates two winners… Your Questions: Mortgage in LIRA

Why raise rates now?… A golden opportunity… Binary options: investing or gambling?… Pipeline fallout… Stock updates: Encana, Microsoft, Onex… Your questions: PCL rates, TFSA rules

Gateway under fire… Glenn Rogers sides with the bulls… Glenn Rogers’s updates: Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Perrigo, CVS Caremark… Gordon Pape’s fund updates: Harbour Fund, Mackenzie Sentinel Income, Mawer World Investment, Mackenzie Saxon Balanced … Your Questions: Prechter predicts downturn… Members’ Corner: Oil sands

Oil sands pressure builds… What the blogs are saying… New regulations may boost Canadian bank stocks… Tom Slee updates Canadian Financials preferreds, PepsiCo, Emera, Canadian Tire… Your Questions: The loonie, Claymore ETF… Members’ Corner: Investor despair, TFSAs… Car footnote

G20 fallout… A safety-first ETF… Irwin Michael: Volatility will continue… Irwin Michael updates American National Insurance, Fortress Paper… IWB Defensive Portfolio update… Gordon Pape’s updates: Shaw Communications… Selling your car? Beware of scams. … Your Questions: Account fees, how many stocks?… Members’ Corner: More on TFSAs

The Fed’s bleak outlook… China’s housing bubble not a repeat of U.S. mess… Ryan Irvine updates Boyuan Construction, Zungui Haixi, Cash Store Financial… Suncor or Cenovus?… Gordon Pape’s updates: Viterra, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Research in Motion… Glenn Rogers updates Jabil Circuit, Cogent Systems… Members’ Corner: G20 meeting, TFSA confusion… Senate report… Last chance to beat HST

G20 a bad idea… The TFSA mess… More on TFSAs… Glenn Rogers buys iPad, finds stock… Glenn Rogers updates Global Technology ETF, Cisco, Broadcom… Gordon Pape’s updates: Shaw Communications… Tom Slee updates three preferreds… Your Questions: U.S. dollars in RRSPs, bond spreads

The silly season… Oil sands updates: Suncor, UTS, Claymore ETF, Penn West… Tom Slee: Focus on the fundamentals… Tom Slee updates Finning, Toromont… Gavin Graham: Do cry for Argentina… Your Questions: Gold prices… Members’ Corner: Nortel still eligible?

Spain’s woes… Irwin Michael: Markets will see-saw higher… Irwin Michael updates Daylight Energy… Good news: interest rates rising… Don’t buy gold, buy Agnico-Eagle… Gordon Pape’s updates: Johnson & Johnson, Gilead Sciences… Your Questions: Paying taxes on nothing, taking dividends, investment strategies, TFSA profits… HST alert

Trend spotting… Glenn Rogers picks a contrarian bank stock… Glenn Rogers updates Telefonica, Diageo, BHP Billiton, Claymore/Delta Global Shipping ETF… Ryan Irvine finds profits in cornstarch… Ryan Irvine updates Orvana Minerals… Gordon Pape’s updates: Brookfield Asset Management, Penn West, Tim Hortons… Your Questions: TFSA Amendments

Panic time again!… Four rules for avoiding new toxic debt… Tom Slee updates Gildan Activewear, Alimentation Couche-Tard, Shoppers Drug Mart… Quick Takes: SNC-Lavalin, Fortis… Gordon Pape’s updates: RBC Global Precious Metals Fund, BCE, Telus… Your Questions: Buying bonds, limit orders, snowbirds fly home

Euro parity next?… Irwin Michael finds an undervalued growth stock… Irwin Michael updates Danier Leather, Equitable Group… Quick Takes: Results from Rogers, Fortis… Gordon Pape’s updates: Imperial Oil, TransCanada Corp., Cenovus Energy … Your Questions: New tech stocks, RRIF withdrawals, TFSA overcontributions… Members’ Corner: Retirement planning

Low-cost annuities… Ryan Irvine: How to pick winning stocks… Ryan Irvine updates The Cash Store, Boyuan Construction… Gordon Pape’s fund updates: Chou Associates, Dynamic American Value, Dynamic Value Balanced, Integra Balanced… Your Questions: Where to find a fiduciary… Members’ Corner: Retirement savings, tax software

Protecting RRSP savings… How the CPPIB works… U.S. health care: Everyone wins, sort of… Glenn Rogers recommends Covidien, CVS Caremark… Glenn Rogers updates Cemex, Sony, GDF Suez, Heineken… Last-minute tax ideas… Your Questions: Fee-based accounts

Loonie strategies… Canadian banks put the recession behind them… Tom Slee updates TD Bank, BMO, Shoppers Drug Mart… Tom Slee’s tax tips… Best bang for your charity buck… Your Questions: BMO ETF… Members’ Corner: Pension reform, tax software

Dull markets are just fine… Irwin Michael: Sidelined cash could fuel markets… Irwin Michael updates Daylight Resources Trust, E-L Financial, Fortress Paper… Watch out for charity scams… IWB Defensive Portfolio reviewed… Gordon Pape’s updates: Yellow Pages, Research in Motion… Your Questions: REIT taxes, Yellow Pages distributions… Members’ Corner: Pension reform, tax software

Fixing the retirement system… Ryan Irvine goes back to China… China and the TSX… Ryan Irvine updates Western Financial… Electronic services make taxes easier… Your Questions: Interest rates and preferred shares… Members’ Corner: Tax software

The West’s new hot play… Buy PetroBakken Energy (TSX: PBN)… Tom Slee: Railways poised to deliver in 2010… Tom Slee’s updates: CN Rail, Norfolk Southern, Bombardier, Potash Corp., Enbridge… Gordon Pape’s updates: Ensign Energy Services, Cameco… Your questions: Specialized ETFs… Tax preparation software

The high loonie: Who wins, who loses?… Glenn Rogers finds winners in the financial wreckage… Glenn Rogers updates Perrigo, Telefonica… The overlooked index… Gordon Pape’s updates: Research in Motion, Crescent Point… Quick takes: Daylight Resources Trust, Viterra Inc., TransCanada Corp…. Your questions: Sell XBB?… Members’ Corner: Income trust distributions

If dreams come true…… The last nail … Irwin Michael: Results beating expectations… Irwin Michael updates Canam Group, Playmates Holdings, Fortress Paper… Gordon Pape updates Tim Hortons, RioCan, Brookfield Asset Management… Quick takes: Freeport McMoRan, Thomson Reuters, SNC-Lavalin… Your questions: Asset allocation, retirement portfolio… Members’ corner: TFSA puzzler

What’s an ETF?… Ryan Irvine picks a Chinese construction stock… Ryan Irvine updates Cash Store Financial… TFSA test… Retirement savings: Don’t be too conservative… Gordon Pape’s updates: Canadian Utilities, Penn West Energy… Your questions: First Highland Trust, cashing out RRSPs… Spam warning

A time to stand tall… Glenn Rogers: How to profit from doom and gloom… Glenn Rogers picks two mining giants… Glenn Rogers updates Agrium, Monsanto, ProShares Basic Materials ETF… Gordon Pape’s updates: EnCana, Cenovus Energy, Yellow Pages… Your Questions: Sector allocation…

Deficit angst… The markets: short-term gain, long-term pain… Webcasts to watch… Trust about-face… Tom Slee: RRSPs our last, best hope… The ETF universe expands – sort of… Your Questions: Rebalancing dilemma… Members’ Corner: SRI policy

Socially-responsible investing… Two good SRI funds… Irwin Michael: Watch for M&A to spark markets… Irwin Michael updates Canam Group, Danier Leather, Daylight Resources Trust, Cogeco… Other updates: Stantec, Finning, Rogers, Thomson Reuters… TFSA talk… Your Questions: TFSAs, global investing, RRSPs

If it quacks like a duck…… Ryan Irvine picks Orvana Minerals… Ryan Irvine updates Sangoma Technologies, Cash Store… More information, please… Gordon Pape’s updates: Kinross Gold, Viterra Inc…. Your Questions: Suncor/Petrocan merger, buy in New York or Toronto?… Upcoming seminars

TFSA strategies… Glenn Rogers looks at security stocks… Glenn Rogers updates iShares High-Yield ETF, Gannett Corp., New York Times, Terex… Gordon Pape’s updates: Suncor Energy, Shaw Communications… New Bloom fund… Your Questions: Safety concerns, confused reader, dividend tax credit… World Money Show… TFSA book

Interest rates hold the key to 2010/11… Tom Slee expects a good year… New pick: BCE Preferreds… Tom Slee updates BMO, Manulife notes… Flow-through flood… Gordon Pape’s updates: Progress convertibles, bond funds and ETFs, PH&N Dividend Income Fund… Your Questions: Superficial loss rule, can’t decide which stock… Best Books: 2010 Essential Tax Facts

Predictions past… Predictions future… Stocks to watch in 2010… Irwin Michael: Best of times, worst of times… Irwin Michael updates Fortress Paper, Morguard Corp. … Your Questions: Lithium, EnCana split… New TFSA book published

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Tough times for investors…IWB Income Portfolio…Strategic Value Corp. (MSE: SVA)…Trimark alert…Tax Tip (1) – charitable donations…Tax Tip (2) – RRIFs…Tax Tip (3) – tax shelters…Members’ Corner – disappearing units, bidding…under the market,…dollar-cost averaging, Kyoto agreement, deferring…income…Updates – Gold Reserve (GLR), Freehold Royalty…Trust (FRU.UN), Global…Equity Corp. (GEQ)…Mutual Funds Update goes on-line…Renewal reminder…IWB takes a holiday

A new approach to our recommendations…Canadian Oil Sands Trust (CO.UN)…A new approach to tax shelters…Members’ Corner – currency exchange rates, balanced funds, RRSP contributions, compensating investment advisors…Dollar-cost averaging made easy…Updates – Tesma International Inc. (TSM.A)…Christmas gifts…New Member Page address…Thank you note

Our first anniversary…Lessons learned from year one…Blue Chip Portfolio update…Royalty income trusts…Labrador Iron Ore Income Fund (LIF.UN)…Income Portfolio summary…Short-term money…Updates – Hurricane Hydrocarbons (HHL.A)…Members’ Corner – going south…Christmas book offer extended…Mutual Fund Data Base update…Order-taking problem

Nervous markets…Defensive portfolio updated…Defensive mutual funds…Bank of Montreal Managed Futures CDS…Updates: Hurricane Hydrocarbons (HHL.A), Westshore Terminals (WTE.IR), Gold Reserve (GLR)…Mutual funds data base now on-line…Time to renew?

More Market Volatility…IWB Income Portfolio Launched…Guardian Monthly High Income Fund…Trimark Convertible GIC…Income Portfolio Summary…IWB Blue Chip Portfolio – BCE Inc. (BCE)…Members’ Corner – Manalta, The FundLetter…Updates – Gold Reserve (GLR), Research in Motion (RIM)…Christmas Book Offer…New Member Page Address…No IWB Next Week

The week that was – what now?…Investing in bonds…The best no-load bond funds…IWB Trading Portfolio – Club Monaco (CMI)…Pass-along copies – please don’t…New service for IWB members…1998 Guides arrive, special offer to close…Final seminars of 1997

Hong Kong plunges, bullion follows, New York staggers – what to do…Members’ Corner – foreign content rules, NAV figures for BPI Opps II, saving for a home…Updates – BPI Opps II Fund (BOI.IR), Freehold Royalty Trust (FRU.UN), Hurricane Hydrocarbons (HHL.A), Moore Corp. (MCL), Research in Motion (RIM.W), Tesma (TSM.A)

Black Monday remembered…Searching for value…Gold Reserve (GLR)…IWB Trading Portfolio summary…Trading Portfolio comments…Research in Motion…Special book offer – 1998 Mutual Fund and RRSP…Guides…Mutual Funds Update test…Upcoming seminars

Blue Chip Portfolio Review…Members’ Corner – Newsletter deductibility, PH&N minimums, RRSP…foreign content trap…Hot IPO – Research in Motion…Update – Hurricane Hydrocarbons (HHL.A)…This week’s seminars – Ottawa, Oakville, Mississauga…Mutual Funds Update test transmission…New book – The Canadian Mortgage Book…Apology – E-mail stacking up

The Interest Rate Paradox – What You Should Do…Canada Savings Bonds – How to Use Them…Pengrowth Instalment Receipts – Act Fast…Tax Shelters – EnerVest Flow-Through Shares…Updates: Hurricane (HHL.A), BPI Opps II (BOI.IR)…IPOs Revisited…Portfolios…MFU Test – Problems…Seminars This Week – Vancouver, Montreal, Toronto

The Royalty Income Trust Craze…Guardian Monthly High Income Fund…Trust Differences Explained – Royalty, Income, Unit…The Wealth Management Trust…World Strategic Yield Fund…Amalgamated Income Limited Partnership…Mutual Funds Update – E-Mail Edition…No IWB on Sept. 29

The Ides of Autumn…Protecting Your Portfolio…The Pick of the IPO Crop… – Manalta Coal Income Trust, Bell Canada…International, CPL REIT…Assessing the Tax Shelter Scene… – Multi-Fund Income Trust…Transmission Problems – One Member’s Solution…Symbol Correction – TRP…New Circulation E-Mail Address

Mutual fund sales to expatriate Canadians…IWB Trading Portfolio – Novicourt Inc. (NOV)…IWB Trading Portfolio – Summary…IWB Blue Chip Portfolio – Summary…Members’ Corner – RRSP contributions…Next seminar…Formatting change…Circulation matters

A pleasant surprise for the Triax fund…Tesma’s legal problems…What makes Phillips, Hager & North a great company…Members’ Corner: BPI Opps II Fund, mutual fund investment strategies, Nigerian scam…Seminar reminder

Responding to your requests…Future plans…IWB Trading Portfolio launched…Tesma International Inc. (TSE: TSM.A)…Member’s Corner – more on Nigeria…Updates – Hurricane Hydrocarbons (HHL.A), Pengrowth Energy Trust (PGF.UN)…Clarification – ITT Hartford Guaranteed Equity…Indexed Annuity…Seminars…New book – The Best of Pape’s Notes…New delivery system…Labour Day delivery schedule

What next for the Dow?…Teleglobe warning…BPI Special Opportunities II – Review…Guaranteed Equity Indexed Annuities…Scam of the week – letter from Nigeria…Members’ Corner: stock-indexed GICs, RRSP contributions, Green Line…Updates: Hurricane Hydrocarbons (HHL.A)

New delivery system begins…War on tax shelters and what to do about it…Teleglobe Inc. (TGO)…Blue Chip Portfolio summary…Updates: Triax High Yield Trust (TRH.IR), Global Equity (GEQ)

Are the ’90s a replay of the ’80s – including the crash?…A defensive asset mix….Little house on the prairie….U.S.-Canada tax treaty change affects snowbirds…Members’ Corner – Green Line and Templeton…Emerging Markets…Delivery system change

Greenspan’s market outlook – a Brave New World?…Insurance against falling stock prices – Bear…Notes…Hidden gems at Altamira…Blue Chip Portfolio – financial results…Two RRIF tax tips…Members’ Corner – Green Line woes

The Nevada Twins rally…Blue Chip Portfolio: TransCanada PipeLines (TPL)…Blue Chip Portfolio summary…Understanding water rights…Members’ Corner: Mortgages, Luscar, RRSP swaps…Update: Hurricane Hydrocarbons (HHL.A)

Is now the time to buy gold?…Franco-Nevada and Euro-Nevada – Hold/Buy…Francisco and Visionary – Sell…Bond supply drying up – what to do with fixed income funds….Martin’s tough stand on foreign content – what it means to your RRSP…”Pseudo-Canadian” funds – a report card on their progress…Member’s corner – RRSP swaps and Triax

Mid-year review of recommendations…BONDS AND DEBENTURES…MUTUAL FUNDS…STOCKS…TRUSTS

Beware of summer storms…Global Equity Corporation (GEQ)…Webscan – The Fund Library…New royalty trusts – Orion and PRT Forest…Regeneration…Members’ Corner – mortgage funds, Templeton…Smaller…Companies,… C.I. Canadian Growth, negotiating mortgage rates…Special mid-year IWB next week

Marc Joseph leaves Templeton…New Blue Chip recommendation – TrizecHahn (TZH)…Blue Chip Portfolio summary…How to play the hot mortgage market…Members’ corner – RRSP overcontributions, IPOs,…back issues…Updates – Triax High Yield Trust (TRH.IR), Dynamic…Real Estate…Trust

More mutual funds information coming…Big shake-up at the Ivy funds…An attractive income limited partnership…Blue Chip Portfolio update…Encouraging financial results from Hurricane

More gold salting…Blue Chip Portfolio – Imperial Oil (IMO)…Blue Chip Portfolio summary…Members’ corner – Bre-X losses, Special…Opportunities, e-mail…Updates – Pengrowth (PGF.UN), Hurricane (HHL.A),…O’Donnell (ODM),…B.E.S.T. Discoveries…Tax surprise…Interest rate tip…Seminars…No IWB next week

In This Issue…The flight of the loonie…Blue Chip Portfolio – Moore Corp. (MCL)…Blue Chip Portfolio summary…Tax trap for owner-managers…Members’ Corner – what to do with old Bre-X shares…Updates: Special Opportunities, Freehold Royalty…Trust…(FRU.UN), O’Donnell…Upcoming seminar (May 21)

How to profit from gold…O’Donnell Investment Management…Blue Chip Portfolio review…Webscan – a new feature…Members’ Corner…Updates – Special Opportunities Fund, Visionary…Mining (VIN)

After Bre-X, what?…MDS Inc. (MHG.B) – a new Blue-Chip Portfolio…entry…Blue-Chip Portfolio Summary…A new source for DRIP information…O’Donnell goes public…The low-down on tax havens…More on Freehold (FRU.UN)…Members’ Corner – Dynamic Real Estate Trust…May seminars…Beating Canada Customs – legally

To invest or not to invest…Mutual fund limited partnerships…Dynamic Real Estate Trust…Euro-Nevada (EN)…Update – Hurricane (HHL.A)…Update – Freehold (FRU.UN)

IWB Blue Chip Portfolio – Brascan Ltd. (BL.A)…Members’ Corner – Luscar (LUS.IR)…Updates – Templeton (TEM.UN), Hurricane (HHL.A),…Visionary…(VIN), Francisco (FGX)…New Royalty Trusts…Upcoming Seminars…Delivery Matters…E-mail Problems…No IWB Next Week

IWB Blue Chip Portfolio – Brascan Ltd. (BL.A)… Members’ Corner – Luscar (LUS.IR)… Updates – Templeton (TEM.UN), Hurricane (HHL.A), Visionary (VIN), Francisco (FGX)… New Royalty Trusts… Upcoming Seminars… Delivery Matters… E-mail Problems

The Bre-X Fiasco…Stock market jitters…Interest Rates and Bond Funds…Updates – Westshore, Freehold, Livent

Templeton Global Smaller Companies Fund (buy)…Blue-chip portfolio…The Canadian dollar…Global Target 15 Trust (Update)…Triax High-Yield Trust (Update)…More on RESPs…Delivery problems…Test issue

E*TRADE Canada…FRANCISCO GOLD CORP. AND FRIENDS…GLOBAL TARGET 15 TRUST…BPI CANADIAN OPPORTUNITIES II FUND – UPDATE…RESP FOLOWUP…Delivery Times…IWB Takes A Holiday

IWB READERS…QUICK UPDATES

DOW 7000 MARK…HURRICANE REVISITED…PENGROWTH GAS INCOME FUND…THE BUDGET

STORY…LABOUR-SPONSORED FUNDS…MARTIN SAVES CPP

FINANCIAL WORLD…THE BUDGET…BASIC U.S. REIT DIES…SEARCHING FOR VALUE…BITS AND PIECES

APOLOGIES…ALTAMIRA – THE INSIDE STORY…BPI CANADIAN OPPORTUNITIES II FUND…CANADA RRSP BONDS…BITS AND PIECES

RRSP SCRAMBLE…TRIAX HIGH-YIELD TRUST…FIRST PREMIUM U.S. INCOME TRUST…THE MONEYLETTER…BITS AND PIECES

Money Managers…LEVERAGING INVESTING…NEW TRIAX OFFERINGS…SPEAKING DATES…DISCLOSURE

WESTSHORE TERMINALS…MANITOBA TEL UPDATE…INSTALMENT RECEIPTS…SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES UPDATE…Japan…NO MORE TABLES…VISIT THE BOOKSTORE

Happy New Year…RRSP Asset Mix…MY PICK FOR SELF-DIRECTED PLANS…ADVANCE NOTICE – WESTSHORE…FALLING NAVS…Update…Backissues…HAMILTON RRSP SEMINAR

No “Look-Back”…Scotia Loan Revisited…RESP Riminder…Stocks

RRSP Season Approaching…Good Bank Idea…Bad Bank Idea…Revisiting a Christmas Carol

Another Volitile Week…Some Useful Numbers…US Reit For Canadians Only…US REITS…Christmas Gifts

It’s Not My Fault! Really!…Royalty Trust…Manitoba Telecom

Intro…WHITHER THE MARKETS?…SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES…GENERATING INCOME

An Update…New Issues…New Issues (cont.), Canadian Resources…Income Trust…Canadian Resources Income Trust

Welcome!…Freehold Royalty Trust

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