A reader wants to know: American Hotel Income Properties yields 8.5 per cent. Should he buy it?
Q - On BNN recently Eric Nuttall of Sprott mentioned a REIT, American Hotel Income Properties (TSX: HOT. UN). Could you have a look at it? The high yield is...Read More»
A reader wants to know: Is it a good idea to invest my entire bond allocation in a Canadian ETF?
Q - My portfolio is now about 45 per cent cash after taking some profits. I am 75; my spouse is 65.
I would like to have 25 per cent or so in fixed...Read More»
Don't be too concerned about falling prices. The key points to watch are continued profitability and sustainable distributions.
At my recent Toronto...Read More»
The bank is giving this reader problems moving shares into a TFSA. What should he do to reduce taxes on any profits?
Q - I hold some Bank of Nova Scotia...Read More»
Rising interest rates can pose a dilemma for income investors. Here's how you might find your way around it.
Rising interest rates are both good and bad...Read More»
Gordon Pape advises a reader who isn't happy with an under-performing fund.
Q - I am 83, have invested $100,000 with BMO mutual funds since 2006...Read More»
Want to invest in the exciting field of robotics? Here are two ideas – and a caution.
Q - I have a question regarding stocks such as BOTZ and ROBO....Read More»
Everyone seems to be very complacent about the market. But here are three worries that keep Gordon Pape awake at night.
Nothing seems to trouble...Read More»
Here, Gordon Pape on a growth portfolio with remarkable results.
This is the riskiest of all my portfolios, with 100% exposure to the stock market....Read More»
Perhaps the only good news Donald Trump has received during his tumultuous first-year was the non-stop recording-setting performance by U.S. stock markets...Read More»
Defrauding an older parent or loved one is a pernicious form of elder abuse that shows no outward or physical signs. Instead, the senior's bank account is...Read More»