Strong returns from High-Yield Portfolio… Steer clear of 50-year bonds… Gavin Graham’s Updates: Boston Pizza Royalties Income Fund, Pizza Pizza Royalty Trust, Cineplex Inc., Corus Entertainment… More May updates: BCE Inc., Leisureworld Senior Care Corp., Pembina Pipeline Corp.


Newsletter Archives Past issues of the Internet Wealth Builder displayed in chronological order. iwb21844December 17, 2018A bizarre year winds down… Stock market volatility… Shawn Allen updates Visa, American Express, WSP Global, Linamar …


Canadian Equities Lead the Way… Funds You Asked For: Dynamic Advantage Bond Fund, CI Signature Select Canadian Fund, Trimark U.S. Companies Fund, Brandes Global Small Cap Fund, CI Global Health Sciences Corporate Class, AGF Canadian Asset Allocation Fund, Dynamic Global Real Estate Fund, Fidelity Global Real Estate Fund, First Asset REIT Income Fund, Sentry REIT Fund… May’s Top Funds: CI Cambridge Canadian Equity Class, Invesco International Growth, TD Canadian Small Cap Equity Fund, Mackenzie Cundill Canadian Security Fund.


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


This company is in the freight transportation business, providing truckload, intermodal, and contract carriage facilities to customers across a diverse set of industries in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. It has been in business more than 35 years and sp …


Managing risk… May updates: Pure Industrial REIT, Inter Pipeline, Norbord Inc., Brookfield Infrastructure LP


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




What’s New… Recommended List Review… Canadian Investors Optimistic about 2014… On Solid Ground?.. Portfolio Strategy – How Many Funds is Enough… Readers’ Questions


There will be ups and downs along the way, but I think the rebound in the energy sector is going to continue. If you agree, the issue then becomes choosing the best securities for your portfolio.


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


Tim Hortons issue undermines bond lobby… April’s Top Pick: B&G Foods… Gavin Graham’s Updates: Allied Properties REIT, Broadwalk REIT, Canadian REIT, Dundee International REIT, Intact Financial, Cargojet… More April Updates: TransCanada Corp., TAL International Group, Just Energy Group, National Bank


Based in Parsippany, New Jersey, B&G and its subsidiaries manufacture, sell, and distribute a diversified portfolio of high-quality, shelf-stable foods across the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico, including such recognizable brands as Baker’s Joy, Cre …


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


Betting on demographics… April updates: Peel Region Municipal Debentures, Baytex Energy… Your Questions: RRIF portfolio, Confused about CBO… Members’ Corner: Tax-filing problems… RRSP Book


Sienna Senior Living is one of Canada’s largest owners of seniors housing and the largest licensed long-term care provider in Ontario. The company owns and operates 35 long-term care homes and 10 retirement residences, representing a combined 6,799 bed …







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


Socially Responsible Investing… iShares Slashes MERs on Nine Core ETFs… Portfolio Strategy – When to Sell… Sprott Enhanced Equity – An Interesting Core Choice… Canadian Dollar Expected to Remain Near Current Levels… AGF AlphaSector Class – U.S. Equities by the Numbers… The Best Resource Funds


ETF / Mutual Fund Update by 5i Research Browse recent issues ETF / Mutual Funds Update Published on July 13, 2023 ETF / Mutual Funds Update Published on June 13, 2023 ETF / Mutual Funds Update Published on May 11, 2023 ETF / Mutual Funds Update Publish …


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


The Income Investor Published by Gordon Pape. With Gavin Graham, Shawn Allen & Paul Bamford. Edited by Mike Keerma. Recent Issues tii2413 (July 11, 2024) Immigration boosts stock returns… This month’s Top Pick: InterRent REIT… Gor …


One of the most important principles of sound investment management is staying on top of what’s happening in the world and how those events affect finances. Conditions change quickly, and keeping up-to-date on developments and trends can be challenging …



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


Balanced portfolio beats target… Convertible debentures and market risk… Gavin Graham’s Updates: Bank of Nova Scotia, Sun Life Financial, Power Financial, Genworth MIC, Davis + Henderson, AG Growth International… Tom Slee’s Updates: Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund 5.75% Convertible Unsecured Subordinated Debentures, H&R REIT 5.9% Convertible Debentures


This bond fund invests around the world. About 33% of the assets are in the U.S.


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


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





What’s New… ETF Recommended List Review… Couch Potato Portfolio posts modest gains… Investing with Purpose… Portfolio Strategy – Rebalancing… Readers Questions




It’s the bumps that count… March updates: First Capital Realty, Johnson & Johnson, Information Services Corp, Morneau Shepell, Freehold Royalties


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


Alphabet is the umbrella company that includes Google and a variety of other entities. The firm implemented a major restructuring in 2015 that created Alphabet as a holding company with several autonomous business segments under it. Besides Google (whi …


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


UnitedHealth Group is the largest health care insurers in the U.S., serving 13.5 million people. It also provides information and technology-enabled health services through its Optum division.


Simon Property is a global leader in retail real estate ownership, management, and development and an S&P 100 company. The company owns and operates retail properties and investments across North America, Europe, and Asia and generates billions in …


RRIF rebound… Third World money capping our interest rates… February’s Top Pick: Enbridge Inc… February Updates: Enerplus Corp, RioCan REIT, Keyera Corp., Bombardier 6.25% Series 4 Preferreds, Diageo plc, Unilever, Canadian National Railway


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


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


American Express is a credit and charge card issuer. Most of its customers pay off their cards monthly and so the company is more of a payments processor than a source of lending.