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Posted on February 15th, 2010 by Barry Schwartz

Yesterday on BNN’s Market Call, one of my top picks was Arbor Memorial (ABO.B on Toronto).  Arbor owns about 132 cemeteries and funeral homes across eight provinces. We like Arbor for a number of reasons.  Its business is recession resistant, it pays a healthy dividend and recently raised it 600% and the company is trading […]

Posted on January 15th, 2010 by Barry Schwartz

A client called me earlier this week and told me that we should trim his equity allocation because his gut tells him the market is going to have a bad year.  “We had such a good year in 2009, there is no way we can make money again this year”.  Really?  Is that a logical […]

Posted on January 13th, 2010 by David Baskin

Here is a sector by sector review of what we said last year, and what we are anticipating in the year to come. FINANCIALS What we said last year: We think it is unlikely that any of the major financials will need to cut dividends this year, and as a result, these stocks become very […]

Posted on January 6th, 2010 by David Baskin

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it […]