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Q: Good morning,

Thank you for all the pertinent insight.

My materials sector is currently light. Obviously the cyclical nature plays a role in that as well.

I am also looking for a current read on LIF.TO

Could you give me your current top picks. As well as a good entry price.

Please take the necessary credits.

Thank you very much.

Read Answer Asked by Adam on October 03, 2022

Q: Hi!
The recent market decline has likely created buying opportunities. Would you be able to list about 20 companies that are "cheap" right now and back-up-the-truck-able?

Read Answer Asked by D on September 19, 2022

Q: Hi Guys,
Could you list 5 or more Canadian companys that you would consider long term holds that pay a good dividend ?
Excluding 5 Big banks,BCE,T,ENB,FTS.

Thanks Steve.

Read Answer Asked by Stephen on August 26, 2022

Q: Hi Peter & team,
Energy and material stocks have pulled back quite a bit from their recent high, would now be a good time to buy TOU, NTR and TECK.B for TFSA or you donít see a significant uptrend in the next 6 -12 months? For new TFSA contribution, what are some of your top picks for US stocks and CDN stocks? Thanks.

Read Answer Asked by Willie on August 08, 2022

Q: The Canadian ones of the 4 resource stocks above have dropped a considerable amount over a short period. The two US ones, have been underperforming for months. Is there any I should part company with?
FNKO on my Market Call List - over the past two years is one of the top performers. Would it be a good replacement as I intend to get out of at least one or two of the resource stocks mentioned above. Thank you,

Read Answer Asked by Dennis on June 28, 2022

Q: In your reply to the Danís June 27 question concerning NTR you said NTR is much larger, and much cheaper (4X earnings). When I look in your Market Data section I see no reference to 4X earnings for NTR. How was the number determined & where in the NTRís market data do I look for that number. Thanks Ö Cal

Read Answer Asked by cal on June 28, 2022

Q: I purchased SMG at US $105.10 early May 2022 and it has fallen off a cliff recently. I expected to see a short term 10% increase ... then I would sell my position.
I think this is a good company and and has a reasonable dividend but what is your outlook ...... should I continue to hold ..... or sell an buy Nutrien.
Thanks DAN

Read Answer Asked by Daniel A> on June 27, 2022

Q: Hi Peter,

If you owned the BE portfolio but wanted to add to and diversify the commodity holdings (beyond AEM and SU), what 1-3 securities would you add? Canadian stocks and ETFs only, please.

Thank you!


Read Answer Asked by Chris on June 17, 2022

Q: In our unregistered, income account I recently sold LIF and have decided not to return to that stock after 30 days. Instead, planning to buy more of one or two of the existing stocks.

Since this is an income account, yield is important and also quite happy to see total account balance steadily increasing whilst tapping off the cash.

I need some help deciding which ones to add to, and have 3 criteria:
1. Best yield
2. Current portfolio weighting
3. Best value over next 5 to 10 years

1. From highest to lowest yield:

2. From lowest to highest weighting:

3. Can you please help me to rank these stocks from highest to lowest value / growth prospects, or if that is to big a task. Please recommend overall best 3 selections given my criteria.



Read Answer Asked by Jim on June 13, 2022

Q: I am interested in stocks in the material sector, both US and Canada. Any ideas and suggestions?

Read Answer Asked by Joanne on June 03, 2022

Q: Regarding the list above, could you rank them from best to worst, in terms of fundamentals and the ability to survive economic downturns.
Deduct as many credits as you wish. Many thanks for you assistance.

Read Answer Asked by John on May 21, 2022

Q: Given the possibility of a recession and the certainty of volatility for the next couple years, can you give me 4 CDN and 4 US stocks/etf's, you think might provide some safety and reliable, albeit moderated returns? The equities I've listed are my ideas.

Read Answer Asked by Graeme on May 20, 2022

Q: What order and at what price would you nibble at the stocks listed (already own them all at this point but no full positions other than Cost) + brief explanation why?

Is there any other screaming buys you would recommend at this time regardless of sector , Thanks for your help with my portfolio

Read Answer Asked by Terence on May 19, 2022