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Q: Thank you for your answer re BX vs peers. I am planning on adding to an existing position in BX.
My question is: Stock price is back to early 2021 levels but on valuation metrics, how cheap is it actually? Additionally, at what valuation and at what approx share price would you feel is compelling enough to add to

Read Answer Asked by Harry on September 28, 2022

Q: Good Morning,

As the market gets beaten down yields on some very good companies are becoming difficult to ignore.

With a recession in sight yields could possibly get even better.

I am retired and an income investor sitting on substantial cash.

What would be your preferred course of action at this time?

What companies would be most attractive to you?


Read Answer Asked by Dave on September 26, 2022

Q: I am in my 80's and am changing my investment philosophy.
Can you suggest 6-8 stocks US or Can that would be in a solid l-o-n-g term growth and income portfolio. I would particularly like stocks that have recently been a little soft.

Read Answer Asked by Peter on September 26, 2022

Q: i would like to buy an etf (vanguard) with safety or stock with a high yield during these unsettled times
What would you advise ?.Can you please give me a few choices

Read Answer Asked by gabriel on September 21, 2022

Q: Hello Peter,
Can you please comment on good natured results? Is it fair to say Blackstone is more for income oriented investors given its dividend and Blackrock is more for growth oriented investors. Also, would be better to diversify into both instead of picking one as i already own fair amount of BAM? Is Manulife worth a hold for long term given its decent dividend? thanks very much

Read Answer Asked by umedali on September 01, 2022

Q: Looking at one of these conglomerates in my US Spousal Rsp. All seem similar in their business mix however, BX offers higher dividend and has the largest market cap. BLK seems to offer an outsized dividend and trades accordingly.
Question, for a long term Rsp hold, which of the three is most compelling

Read Answer Asked by Harry on June 02, 2022

Q: I am doing some investing planning.
Objectives are to reduce risks and to capture more dividend income.

Part of this process entails looking for companies that are ( almost) too big to fail - recognizing that nothing is totally safe. bam.a, bro.b, bx

As a category or label would you:
1. Agree that the companies above are conglomerates ? ( or something else?)
2. Are they almost too big to fail?
3. Are there others I missed? .. especially something you like better?

Thanks as a for your helpfulness.

Read Answer Asked by Donald on May 24, 2022

Q: Good morning,

I currently hold shares of BAM:US and BX:US in my US$ Non Registered account and would appreciate your thoughts on the following:

Q1. Is there any advantage or tax efficiency in holding BAM using BAM:CA in my Cdn$ Non Registered account?

Q2. What is your preference between BX:US and BAM shares and

Q3. What are your thoughts on holding BAM and BX in equal amounts.

Thank you and I'll await your thoughts on these three questions.

Read Answer Asked by Francesco on January 18, 2022

Q: Curious to hear your thoughts about CET:NYSE, Central Securities, as a potential 5- to 10-year hold for diversification, some income and capital appreciation. Also, would it make sense to hold this in addition to BRK.B, BX, and a few ETFs (VGRO, VTV, VWO)? Thank you!

Read Answer Asked by Aaron on December 15, 2021

Q: Hi
Is there an American stock or 2 that you would consider the same as Bam
I really like Bam but it is starting to take a higher % of my total portfolio.
Thanks Terry

Read Answer Asked by Terry on December 03, 2021