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Posted February 19, 2024

Trucking woes… The Week… RRSPs: Tax trap or ultimate wealth builder?… Shawn Allen updates Starbucks, Linamar… Gordon Pape updates Stryker Corp., Pfizer… Your Questions: CPP dilemma… Financial Factoids: Ken Thomson… Members’ Corner: Software program

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Posted February 12, 2024

Cantech thriving… The Week… Gordon Pape updates CGI Group, Apple… Cyber security a growing concern… Glenn Rogers updates Palo Alto Networks, e.l.f. Beauty Inc., Generac Holdings, The Boeing Company, Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund… Your Questions: Winding down company… Members’ Corner: RRSP management

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Posted February 4, 2024

A myth debunked… The Week… Loblaw, Metro deliver returns… Adam Mayers updates Nutrien Emerge Canada update… What to put in an RRSP… Chat GPT on RRSPs… Gordon Pape updates Alphabet, Amazon.com… Your Questions: Withdraw RRIF money?

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Posted January 29, 2024

A falling rate cycle begins… The Week… Gavin Graham’s bank updates: RBC, TD, Scotiabank… 5 steps to a winning RRSP… Ryan Irvine updates Caledonia Mining, Envela Corp… Financial Factoids: Tobi Lutke… Your Questions: Worried about exchange rates

Pay mortgage or keep TFSA?

Posted January 26, 2024

Which option is better for me?

Worried about exchange rates

Posted January 26, 2024

Should I keep my Canadian dollar investments?

Searching for dividends

Posted January 25, 2024

These securities will recover as interest rates stabilize.

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Posted January 22, 2024

Investing in small caps… The Week… Ryan Irvine updates Parkland Fuel, Sylogist Ltd., Trulieve Cannabis Corp… Smoothing the edges… Your Questions: Mortgage or TFSA… Members’ Corner: What do these terms mean?

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Posted January 15, 2024

Searching for dividends… The Week… Hidden assets drive McDonald’s profits… Adam Mayers updates fast-food giants… Gordon Pape updates UnitedHealth Group, Thermo Fisher Scientific… Gavin Graham updates First Quantum… S&P best in 2024?… Your Questions: Investing in Europe… Financial Factoids: Andrew Carnegie

Investing in Europe

Posted January 14, 2024

What do you think of HXX?

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Posted January 8, 2024

Happy New Year… The Week… The year that was… Shawn Allen looks back and ahead… TransAlta: A stock for green investors… Shawn Allen updates Visa Inc., Toll Brothers… Gordon Pape updates Canadian Utilities, TFI International… Survey results… Your Questions: Betting it all on banks

And the winner is…

Posted December 15, 2023

The best (and the worst) of 2023!

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Posted December 11, 2023

And the winner is… The best performers of 2023… Two ways to invest in EVs… FedEx a big winner… Adam Mayers updates CAE, Horizons Active Global Dividend ETF… Gordon Pape updates Pfizer… Watch for survey… Price increase – final reminder

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Posted December 4, 2023

The rally has started… Buy and Hold posts gain… The symphony of shifting… Gordon Pape’s stock updates: Descartes Systems, Brookfield Corp., Canadian Utilities, Target Inc…. Price increase

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Posted November 27, 2023

A big year for tech… Three small-cap winners… Gordon Pape’s updates Richelieu Hardware… Gordon Pape’s ETF updates: ARK Innovation ETF, BMO Clean Energy Index ETF, iShares Global Agricultural Index ETF… Your Questions: Death of a spouse… Price increase

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Posted November 20, 2023

Celestica resurfaces… Walt Disney turns 100… Two industry leaders raise dividends… Gordon Pape updates Teck Resources, Home Depot, Walmart, TC Energy, Enbridge… Your Questions: Paying CPP after retirement

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Posted November 13, 2023

A healthcare winner… Deadline looms for FHSA… Shawn Allen updates American Express, RioCan REIT, Costco, Alimentation Couche-Tard, Dollarama… Gordon Pape’s stock updates: CGI Group, Apple Inc…. Gordon Pape’s ETF updates: Harvest Tech Achievers Growth and Income ETF, iShares Core S&P US Total Market ETF… Your Questions: High-interest ETFs… Members’ Corner: Alberta and the CPP

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Posted November 6, 2023

CPP to cost more… Gold shines brightly… Gavin Graham’s precious metals updates… Gordon Pape updates BCE, A&T… Richard Croft updates First Trust Dow Jones Internet Index Fund… Financial Factoids: Mark Zuckerburg… Members’ Corner: Brookfield… Correction

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Posted October 30, 2023

Brookfield confusion… Too hot to handle?… The end is near…maybe… Richard Croft updates Premium Income Corporation, BMO Covered Call Canadian Banks ETF, BMO S&P/TSX Equal Weight Banks Index ETF… Amazon to the rescue… Ryan Irvine’s fall events

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Posted October 23, 2023

Crypto: big returns, bigger risk… Canadians are pessimistic about economy… Another way to play the weight loss craze… Glenn Rogers updates Verizon, Nike, Barrick Gold, Rock Teck Lithium, Shopify… Gordon Pape updates Tourmaline Oil, CGI Group… Emerge funds to wind up… Your Questions: OAS clawback… Ryan Irvine’s fall events

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Posted October 16, 2023

The Indian imbroglio… Diabetes drugs a game-changer… Adam Mayers updates Corby Spirit and Wine, Scott’s Miracle-Gro… Gordon Pape updates ExxonMobil… Ryan Irvine updates XPEL Inc., Polaris Infrastructure… Financial Factoids: Henry Ford

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Posted October 2, 2023

Non-tech winners… Rolling recession (2)… Bifurcated market offers opportunities… Ryan Irvine updates Viemed Healthcare, Calian Group… Gordon Pape updates Fortis, Pfizer

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Posted September 25, 2023

Global Portfolio on track… Are we in a rolling recession?… Discount giants take opposite directions… Gordon Pape updates Enbridge, Home Depot… Shawn Allen updates Canadian Western Bank… Financial Factoids: Bill Gates… Members’ Corner: Price updates

Interpreting price/book value ratios

Posted September 20, 2023

The price to book value ratio can be very difficult to interpret and indeed at times provides little to no guidance.

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Posted September 18, 2023

A transport giant… Interpreting price/book value ratios… Shawn Allen updates CN Rail, lululemon Athletic, Aecon Group… The importance of dividends… Financial Factoids: J.P. Morgan… Members’ Corner: Selling Suncor

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Posted September 4, 2023

Big gain for Growth Portfolio… Out-of-this-world investing… Adam Mayers likes RTX Corp… Adam Mayers update Nvidia, Nutrien… The future of interest rates…. Gordon Pape updates Alphabet, Suncor Energy, ARC Energy, Tourmaline Oil

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Posted August 28, 2023

Rate hikes hit banks… Gavin Graham updates Manulife… Tough times for conservative portfolios… Gordon Pape updates Amazon, Apple… Ryan Irvine updates Aritzia… Financial Factoids: Jeff Bezos

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Posted August 21, 2023

The dark side of crypto… Small cap buys… Gordon Pape updates EQB Inc., Stryker Corp… Glenn Rogers updates Johnson & Johnson, Teladoc Health… Ryan Irvine at Money Show

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Posted August 14, 2023

Tough times for telecoms… The long, hot summer… Glenn Rogers updates NextEra Energy, Ross Stores, The TJX Companies… Gordon Pape updates CGI Group… Your Questions: Rail stocks… Pro’s Platform: Yields

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Posted July 31, 2023

Yield on sale… Low-end chipmakers thrive… Emerge funds still in limbo… Adam Mayers update Medtronic… Gordon Pape’s ETF updates: BMO Clean Energy Index ETF, iShares Global Agricultural Index ETF… Gordon Pape’s stock updates: Alphabet, TC Energy… Financial Factoids: Words of wisdom… Your Questions: Wants less China

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Posted July 24, 2023

ARK ETF still struggling… The boom/bust paradox… Richard Croft updates Goldman Sachs, Paramount Global… Gordon Pape updates Canadian Utilities, UnitedHealthcare, J.B. Hunt Transport… Financial Factoids: Warren Buffett… Members’ Corner: Babylon Holdings… Your Questions: Sell TC Energy?

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Posted July 17, 2023

Predictions and probabilities… Adjust your fixed income allocations… Shawn Allen updates Ceapro Inc., West Fraser Timber… Gordon Pape updates EQB Inc…. Gavin Graham updates Manulife Financial, Jeffries Financial Group… Financial Factoids: Elon Musk… Members’ Corner: Trading volume… Correction: ARC Resources

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Posted July 10, 2023

No recession – yet… ARC looks attractive… Buy humiliation, sell hubris… Gavin Graham updates iShares MSCI UK ETF, Fairfax Financial, iA Financial Group… Gordon Pape updates iShares Core US Aggregate Bond ETF, iShares Edge MSCI Minimum Volatility USA Index ETF (CAD-Hedged), BMO Low Volatility US Equity Hedged to CAD ETF… Your Questions: ETF volume… Housekeeping

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Posted June 26, 2023

Surprise! Stocks that bucked the trend… Big 3 grocers profit amidst slowdown… Adam Mayers updates Nvidia, CAE, Canadian Solar… Gordon Pape’s stock updates: Telus, Richelieu Hardware… Gordon Pape’s ETF updates: CI First Asset Morningstar Canada Value Index ETF, Harvest Tech Achievers Growth and Income ETF, iShares Core S&P US Total Market ETF… Your View: The bulls have it!

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Posted June 19, 2023

Buy and Hold setback… Inflation cools less than expected… Richard Croft updates Premium Income Corp., First Trust Dow Jones Internet Index Fund, Global X U.S. Infrastructure Development ETF… Gordon Pape’s ETF updates: BMO Low Volatility Canadian Equity ETF, BMO Low Volatility International Equity Hedged to Canadian Dollar ETF, CI First Asset Canadian REIT ETF

RRSP mortgage

Posted June 13, 2023

When you have your mortgage in your RRSP, why do you have to pay extra to insure it?

Even Buffett likes AI

Posted June 13, 2023

Investment in Snowflake raises eyebrows.