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Q: In my TFSA I have 3 big winners CSU GSY KXS and a few lossers AT NBLY TOY. Keeping as objedtive GROWTH what titles would you suggest adding or departing in the upcoming months?

Read Answer Asked by Yves on November 28, 2022

Q: Dear 5i
From my readings it appears that LLY,ABBV and UNH would be your favourite healthcare stocks and in that order . Would you agree ?
Between my wife and i we have 3 RRSP accounts . Would you recommend putting the number one healthcare pick LLY in all three accounts or maybe LLY in one account , ABBV in another account and UNH in the third account ?
The same applies to DOL and ATD which seem to be your favourite consumer staples stocks . Earnings forecasts look better for DOL but ATD is liked a lot as well though ATDs earnings forecast isn`t as good as DOL .Do i put DOL in all three accounts or and DOL in one account and ATD in another and a combination of both in the third account ?
Please deduct credits accordingly .
Thanks
Bill C

Read Answer Asked by Bill on November 25, 2022

Q: It is tax loss time, I must sell some of my teck losers. Could you place in order from the ones that must be sold vs those that hold a lot of merit. Thank you for all that you do, Cheers, Geoff

Read Answer Asked by Geoff on November 24, 2022

Q: For the financial sector of a new portfolio with a minimum of a 2-3 year time-frame please rank the above listed stocks for a) maximum return and b) risk. Please add other US or CDA names that you would consider in this situation, especially for higher returns.

Thanks.

Read Answer Asked by Alvin on November 23, 2022

Q: Can I have your thoughts on Nationial banks cash saver account (NBC100 series A) the interest rate is 3.25%. It has a one day purchase and redemption.
I also am an x TD waterhouse investment customer and moved all of my accounts to National Bank and couldn't happier! Got rid of TD insurance also. TD continually had their hand in my pocket. I will never do business with them again.

Read Answer Asked by Brian on November 22, 2022

Q: Hi Peter & team:

1). Could u rank the above from most prefer to least, for a 5 yr. hold and a good growth potential with a reasonable P/E.
2). rank them for least volatile (safety) to high volatile

Thank You for your excellent service and support in these turbulent times.

Read Answer Asked by DAVID on November 22, 2022

Q: Which Canadian large cap stocks would you consider as being also a global stocks and profitable at this time? Are any of these would be investable at this time due to all world markets decline?
Thank you for your opinion in this matter.
Miroslaw

Read Answer Asked by Miroslaw on November 22, 2022

Q: I am making some end of year adjustments to my portfolio and am looking to add a new position with some cash in and RSP accounts. Looking at H, EIF or BNS. Which do you prefer at the momment. Income investor, long term hold, well balanced and diversified portfolio.

Read Answer Asked by Tom on November 21, 2022

Q: I am a 60+ retired income investor,

I consider the above noted equities to be my riskiest holdings.

About 1,000 each - mostly in my cash account.

I understand SYZ reduced its dividend today and of course the issues with AQN.

Still up on AQN. Underwater on all the rest.

Looking for some advice - sell or hold by holding?

And of course any general comments would be appreciated.

Thanks very much.


Read Answer Asked by Dave on November 18, 2022

Q: I plan on journalling these stocks to my US account because the dividends are paid in $US. However, I am confused as to the appropriate listing name for BEP.UN on the NYSE as it appears to be the same as the one for BEPC, namely BEP. Is that correct?

Secondly, can you switch BEP.CA to BEP.UN:CA (or vice versa) in a non-registered account without the transaction being considered a disposition for tax purposes?

Appreciate your insight.

Paul F.

Read Answer Asked by Paul on November 18, 2022

Q: Could you tell me how you view MAL. Are the company's troubles temporary or more long term? Do you see the stock price and dividend eventually recovering with the overall market, or is this long term troubles specific to the company? Do you see the company recovering post Ukraine war? Is this a stock you would definitely be selling? Thanks.

Read Answer Asked by Pat on November 18, 2022

Q: Hello Peter,
Greenland Renewables results did not seem to be that bad, but during the rally, the stock either stayed the same or declined. Can you comment please? During market call, the manager indicated BEP does not provide good value and feels taking dividends out of cash flow (instead of net income) does not make sense (unless i misunderstood). Also, i plan to hold AQN for dividend for long term and was wondering if that makes sense given your posted comments. Finally, is knight an example of company where one should not rely on past performance of a CEO? Thanks very much

Read Answer Asked by umedali on November 16, 2022