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Q: If the market keeps falling for a bit is there anything particularly attractive? Can you try as best as possible to consider the effects of the Evergrande (potential) collapse all the while presuming that economic fallout will be mostly contained? In other words if new construction in China slows and it has some effect on mining and iron ore prices (for example) what is not effected or what kinds of companies and in which sectors will actually benefit? Or am I just overthinking developments that have too many moving parts to really make sense of? Thank-you.

Read Answer Asked by Alex on September 21, 2021

Q: Hi group i have some cast to deploy ($89,000) what would you suggest to take advantage off the pullback and when to invest please give me 6 stocks regardless of sector /market. Also why you think they are worthy of getting my money. Date to invest would be big help (i know its a guess) thanks for your guidance its much appreciated

Read Answer Asked by Terence on September 21, 2021

Q: I was just checking out the new iPhone 13 and saw that they use Affirm for buy now, pay later. I do own GSY, is there an advantage to also owning affirm? What do you think about buying it after the latest run-up? If buying, is it overinflated and is it better to wait for it to settle down? Thanks!

Read Answer Asked by Kim on September 15, 2021

Q: Hi, for my TFSA I primarily hold small dividend with steady growth companies, to keep things somewhat stable. STC is the exception. I have room for one more company.
With that in mind could you suggest 3 stocks that may fit in with what i already have, keeping sector diversity in mind. ( I also have ATD.B in another account)
Thanks, really enjoy your platform and service to the small investors.

Read Answer Asked by Brad on September 14, 2021

Q: We have decided to increase positions in ATA, CSU and GSY in a non-registered account, as well as start positions in ATZ, FSV, GDI, WELL, TOI and LSPD in a TSFA. All purchases will be made with the intent to be long-term holds (10+ years).

Please suggest entry points for each of the companies. Thanks!

Read Answer Asked by Peter on September 13, 2021

Q: Thanks to your stellar advice, I now have three stocks over 5%: WSP (up 156% in a non-registered account), GSY (up 105% in a non-registered account) and LSPD (up 325% in a TFSA) . Based on past guidance to 'let winners run', at what point would you suggest I start rebalancing? Call me a very happy 5i client!

Read Answer Asked by Maureen on September 13, 2021

Q: looking for growth companies over the next 1-2 years. Could you pls select the top five and place in order of rank

Read Answer Asked by Howie on September 09, 2021

Q: Just finished the book '100-baggers'. As a buy and hold guy, the 'coffee can portfolio' approach is relatable. If you guys could purchase 10 Canadian stocks to not touch for the next 5-10 years which stocks would you include? Thanks.

Read Answer Asked by Jeff on September 07, 2021

Q: Please rank the US and Canadian stocks listed above for growth with a 5 yr +

Read Answer Asked by Ben on August 31, 2021

Q: Good Morning,

I would like your opinion on when GSY might be considered an addition to the Balanced portfolio? Is it a matter of sector weighting that would preclude its inclusion? It seems to be a perfect stock for the folio. Growth and a growing dividend.

Sorry for putting the team on the spot!

Itís horrible having made so many prescient selections that subscribers are reduced to questions like this one. Lol

Read Answer Asked by Kelly on August 28, 2021

Q: Could you recommend 5 Canadian companies that show good growth in appreciation as well as dividend with a buy and hold strategy. Could you please rank them in value and risk.
Thank you.

Read Answer Asked by Dave on August 28, 2021

Q: I keep watching GSY increasing and was looking for an entry position and it is currently around $191. I like the company and you can't argue with its performance over the index over the past 10 years. The EV/EBITDA is around 11.3 and Earnings Yield 7% but P/B is over 4 and P/CF is around 26 which is a bit high. Most of the analysts I've seen have it at an upper estimate of around $205 and Fair Value anywhere from $169 to $194. Still a good entry point and would you think that their historical performance would likely continue? Thanks for your input and just to say I find your site very informative and recommend it to others. Cheers.

Read Answer Asked by Kevin on August 26, 2021