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Q: Hi Peter/Ryan I would like to add some American names as I haven't any in my RRSP or TFSA. Which of these would be best in these accounts. MSFT, NVDA, BRK.B and can you give me one or two other suggestions. Thanks

Read Answer Asked by Nick on March 20, 2023

Q: Hi team ,
Sq share price continues to struggle in this environment. With a long term horizon is it still worth holding on to this name for better days in tech stock performance? When I had first purchased it I envisioned great growth ahead with its pos and cashless payments systems. Is the story still in tact or are there better names to own at this point? Particularly inside of a tfsa?

Shane

Read Answer Asked by Shane on March 03, 2023

Q: What are some "swing for the fences", i.e. high risk but potentially high reward, ideas on your radar at the moment. Looking for U.S./Canada ideas regardless of sector. Thank you!

Read Answer Asked by Andrew on February 21, 2023

Q: Hi there, I am down considerably on the above stocks. Can you please advise which stocks have the greatest chance to recover in the next few years? Most are over 70% down and should I sell some to reinvest in better operating companies such as GOOG and AMZN. thank you for your time.

Read Answer Asked by Daniel on January 26, 2023

Q: It's time to add to my TFSA. I own ADBE, GOOG, AAPL, NVDA, PYPL, QCOM, CRM and TOL in this account, where longterm growth is the investment objective. Should any of these be switched? Please recommend replacements if so and ignore sector/market cap considerations. I wish to add to either NVDA or PYPL, which of these should I add to? Deduct as many credits as required. Thanks, and wishing you all the best for 2023.

Read Answer Asked by Walter on January 10, 2023

Q: The following are some of the companies Iíve lost money with and will sell for tax purposes. I am wondering what your opinion is re their repurchase as commented on below.

The following I donít feel I need to buy back, unless you feel differently.
NFI, QST

The following I would like to buy back ASAP unless you feel otherwise. Considering the state of the market do you think I would need a proxy for the next 30 days?
CRWD, GSY, META, NVEI, ROKU, WELL

The following are stocks I would like to buy back but donít see the urgency, considering how the market currently views these companies, notwithstanding their financial outlook.
COIN, LSPD (I already own SHOP), U, UPST

Thank You.

Read Answer Asked by Walter on December 14, 2022

Q: I am thinking about purchasing shares in some companies where the shares may be depressed currently due to year end tax selling. do you have any suggestions?

Read Answer Asked by Barry on December 12, 2022

Q: Thanks for your guidance. As we come to end of the year I am looking to book tax loss as I am down substantial on several stocks, including some highly recommended by 5I. My question is in 2 parts

Of the above stocks which one you still have conviction and would recommend buying back after 30 days
Are there any stocks that may move substantially and is advisable to buy proxy or buy the same stock in family members name for the next 30 days

Thanks

Read Answer Asked by Nimish on December 02, 2022

Q: I am restructuring a non-registered account to be more defensive, and less tech heavy. All of the following US stocks are down: APPS, OKTA, PYPL, PLTR, SE, TTD, MRVL, TWLO, U, VEEV. Do you consider them a sell or hold?
Thanks.
Linda

Read Answer Asked by Linda on October 28, 2022

Q: Morning 5i Team,

Can you please put the following in order of share price appreciation of outperforming in the next 3 years.
Also, would you recommend selling any of the above names and if so what would you replace them with.

Thanks
Joe

Read Answer Asked by Joe on September 20, 2022

Q: My daughter opened her first TFSA a few years ago. She is planning on using it to save for retirement, so has a very long time horizon. She has 25% in ZSP (S&P 500 ETF) and 15% in XIT (Canadian technology ETF). Together we chose some fun stocks to complete her portfolio. We are happy with most of our picks Ė Disney (DIS), Crowdstrike (CRWD), Intuitive Surgical (ISRG), Snowflake (SNOW) and CN Rail (CN). But we are wondering about four Ė Twilio (TWLO), Etsy (ESTY), Paypal (PYPL) and Upstart (UPST). All have dropped since she bought, but what do you think of the longer term potential of these? Would you swap any out? If so, for what?

Thanks,
Kim

Read Answer Asked by Kim on August 09, 2022