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Posted February 10, 2020

In This Issue: Markets shrug o …

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Posted February 3, 2020

Investors awake to reality… Is the S&P 500 overvalued?… Shawn Allen updates Stantec, FedEx, CRH Medical Corporation, Canadian Western Bank… Gordon Pape updates Richelieu Hardware, CAE Ltd., Norfolk Southern, Archer Daniels Midland, Amazon.com… Your Questions: High-interest ETF… Website upgrade

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Posted January 27, 2020

Why healthcare is recession resistant… Adam Mayers updates UnitedHealth Group, iShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF, Stryker Corp…. Gordon Pape updates Target Corp., J.B. Hunt… Ryan Irvine updates Viemed… Your Questions: Mawer Balanced Fund; Dump our advisor?

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Posted January 20, 2020

BlackRock battles climate change… A good week for trade, but… Ryan Irvine updates Boyd Group, Polaris Infrastructure, Enghouse Systems, Aritzia… Gordon Pape updates JPMorgan Chase, Shaw Communications… Your Questions: Invest now; TIPS… Correction

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Posted January 13, 2020

What if?… Geopolitics drive commodity surge… Gavin Graham updates Agnico Eagle, Franco-Nevada, Pan American Silver, Novartis… Gordon Pape’s stock updates: Enbridge, TIF International… Gordon Pape’s fund updates: PHN Total Return Bond, PHN Short Term Bond and Mortgage, Beutel Goodman American Equity, Fidelity Canadian Balanced… Your Questions: RRIF withdrawals… Members’ Corner: 25 years… Website issues

25 years old!

Posted January 8, 2020

2020 marks the start of the 25th year for this website and our IWB newsletter.

Predictions past and future

Posted January 5, 2020

What does 2020 hold in store for your finances?

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Posted January 5, 2020

Our 25th year… Predictions past and future… Looking back… This year’s stocks to watch… A year to remember… Glenn Rogers recommends ViacomCBS… Glenn Rogers updates Boeing, Palo Alto Networks, Bristol-Myers Squibb, iShares MSCI Europe Financials ETF, Xylem… Your Questions: India funds… Members’ Corner: Buy and Hold Portfolio

Boris wins by a landslide

Posted December 16, 2019

Boris Johnson has a clear mandate to exit the EU on Jan. 31, as promised.

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Posted December 16, 2019

Boris wins by a landslide… Stocks up – thank the Fed… As the year turns… Shawn Allen updates CN Rail, Melcor Developments, BHP Billiton, Aecon Group… Gavin Graham updates Honda, TD Bank… Your Questions: TFSA rules; TFSA tax trap… Price reminder

IWB Top Performers of 2019

Posted December 9, 2019

The markets posted good numbers in 2019 but many of our IWB picks did even better.

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Posted December 9, 2019

Printable PDF In This Issue An …

20/20 foresight

Posted December 3, 2019

Follow Gordon Pape on Twitter @GPUpdates

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Posted December 1, 2019

Harnessing the power of dividend growth… Adam Mayers recommends two ETFs… Adam Mayers updates Medtronic, Brookfield Renewables… More top performers of 2019… Gordon Pape’s updates: Brookfield Asset Management, Sandstorm Gold Royalties, CGI Group, Canadian Apartment Properties REIT… Your Questions: Florida property; RESP for condo… Housekeeping… Price Notice

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Posted November 25, 2019

The seismic shift in retail… Ryan Irvine updates three winners… Boyd conversion – the tax consequences… Gordon Pape’s updates: Vermilion Energy, Suncor Energy, ExxonMobil… Your Questions: Tax-effective withdrawals… Members’ Corner: Portfolio for son… Price notice

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Posted November 17, 2019

The best of 2019… Canadian banks benefit from higher rates… Gavin Graham updates RBC, TD, Scotiabank… Why we sold Softbank… Gordon Pape’s updates: Badger Daylighting, Fortis Inc…. Your Questions: Portfolio for son; TFSA transfer… Correction

Credit cards pay off for investors

Posted November 6, 2019

The credit card industry was destined to be dominated by just a few companies.

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Posted November 4, 2019

Is it crunch time?… Fast-food giants thrive in emerging markets… Adam Mayers updates Microsoft… Gordon Pape updates JPMorgan Chase, Alphabet… Your Questions: Which measure is best?

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Posted October 28, 2019

Credit cards pay off for investors… Shawn Allen updates Visa, American Express… Low-risk portfolio on track… Gordon Pape updates Badger Daylighting, Amazon.com… Your Questions: Where to hold cash… Member’s Corner: Government wish list

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Posted October 21, 2019

My wish list for the next government… Lessons from Black Monday… A big opportunity for investors… Ryan Irvine updates Viemed, Dynacor Gold… Gordon Pape updates Telus, Tourmaline Oil… Your Questions: Searching for broker… Fall seminars – last call

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Posted October 6, 2019

Make America Great isn’t working… Setback for TFSA Portfolio… Richard Croft updates Canadian Utilities, U.S. Concrete… Gordon Pape updates Canadian Apartment REIT, CGI Group… Your Questions: DRIPs; Owning Gold… Ryan Irvine’s fall seminars

REITs take global high-tech turn

Posted October 3, 2019

REITs are attractive as interest rates fall.

Growth portfolio averages 25%

Posted October 3, 2019

Total gain over seven years is 375.6%.

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Posted September 30, 2019

Growth Portfolio averages 25%… REITs take a global high-tech turn… Adam Mayers recommends two REITs… Adam Mayers updates iShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF… Gordon Pape’s ETF updates

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Posted September 23, 2019

A trade war winner… Indicators point to a softening economy… Shawn Allen’s updates: Berkshire Hathaway, Canadian Tire, Costco, WSP Global… Gordon Pape’s updates: CAE, Chegg Inc., Walmart… Your Questions: More on mortgages; TFSA gains… Ryan Irvine’s fall seminars

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Posted September 16, 2019

Mr. Trump and negative rates… Recession fears… Richard Croft updates iShares MSCI Europe IMI Index ETF, iShares S&P/TSX Capped Financials Index ETF, BMO Equal Weighted Banks Index ETF, SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF, iShares China Large Cap ETF… Gordon Pape updates Brookfield Asset Management… Ryan Irvine’s fall seminars

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Posted September 8, 2019

The pipeline impasse… Ryan Irvine picks Polaris… Ryan Irvine updates EXPL, Questor… Gordon Pape’s updates: BCE, Telus, Enbridge, TC Energy… Your Questions: TFSAs and the U.S…. Ryan Irvine’s fall seminars

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Posted August 25, 2019

Big boost for RRSP Portfolio… Four winners and a loser… Adam Mayers updates UPS… Gordon Pape updates Equitable Group… Gavin Graham updates Intact Financial… Your Questions: Saving for grandchildren; TFSA contributions

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Posted August 18, 2019

Five steps to take now… Gold breaking out… Gavin Graham updates Franco-Nevada, Agnico Eagle, Pan American Silver, First Mining Gold… Gordon Pape updates Vermilion Energy… Glenn Rogers updates Vail Resorts… Your Questions: Horizons fund

Bonds shine

Posted August 14, 2019

The easiest way to add bonds to your portfolio is to buy ETFs that invest in them.

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Posted August 12, 2019

Bonds shine… Tariffs and the U.S. steel industry… Education crisis offers opportunity… Glenn Rogers’s updates: Bank of America, Citigroup, Shopify, Freeport McMoRan… Richard Croft’s updates: VIX futures ETN… Gordon Pape’s updates: Amazon.com, Alphabet

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Posted July 29, 2019

NFI’s woes… A challenging market… Buy short-term insurance… Gordon Pape’s updates: Tata Motors, Sandstorm Gold Royalties, UnitedHealth Group, TFI International… Gavin Graham’s updates: Vodafone… Your Questions: Investment dilemma; GIC coming due… Housekeeping

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Posted July 20, 2019

Pipeline profits… More life for this bull?… Invest where you shop… Shawn Allen updates Alimentation Couche-Tard, Canadian Western Bank, Linamar, Ceapro… Gordon Pape updates AT&T, JPMorgan Chase… Members’ Corner: Alternatives to Mawer

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Posted July 15, 2019

Why Trump is disrupting trade… The future of healthcare logistics… Adam Mayers updates Scotiabank… Gordon Pape updates SPDR S&P Dividend ETF, Steadyhand Founders Fund, Templeton Growth Fund, TD Advantage Balanced Income Portfolio… Your Questions: Guaranteed Investment Funds, TFSA withdrawals… Members’ Corner: Bank stocks

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Posted July 8, 2019

Protecting your portfolio…Ryan Irvine updates Parkland Fuel Corp., XPEL, Enghouse Systems…Gordon Pape updates Shaw Communications, AbbVie Inc., Enbridge

As good as gold

Posted June 24, 2019

Precious metals are considered safe havens during a recession.

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Posted June 24, 2019

The winners so far…Market melt-up?… Richard Croft recommends SPY calls… Gordon Pape updates Simon Property Group, Norfolk Southern Corp., McKesson Corp… Your Questions: Buying IPOs; Where to invest inheritance?… Housekeeping