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  1. Canadian Drug (Rx) Companies, Affected by US imports

    I am looking to explore some Canadian stocks companies that could benefit from the potential law change that would allow USA to import drugs from here. Do you have any suggestions for stocks to look into TIA
  2. Pls give some estimate of how much taxes I would pay if I trade US stock while living

    Pls give some estimate of how much taxes I would pay if I trade US stock while living in Canada? I'm a newcomer from Kazakhstan, going to live in Canada starting from july 2018. I already have a foreign individual account with TD Ameritrade, still hold kazakhstani passport and there is legal...
  3. Transfering stock from one person to another

    Hi can someone please help me with the below. My friend purchased some stock for me under her investment account. I.e. X number of Shares of ABC. I now have my own investment account and would like to transfer those shares to me. I know the obvious way to do that is for her to sell it and for...
  4. Will the Stock Market Crash This Year

    Friends, Did you notice any signs of the stock market crash is here or not.
  5. Moving from Funds to Stocks

    Hi there, this is my first post in the community but I've been reading many threads for a while. A little about me, I'm 29, professional career, only debt is mortgage. I'm looking for advise on making the move from my all-mutual fund portfolio at a large bank to opening a discount broker account...
  6. How do I invest with-in my TFSA?

    Hi everyone, First time posting here in the forum. I am new to investing and just have my money sitting in a TFSA within Meridian Credit Union. I am wondering how I go about investing within my TFSA? Do I need to sign up with a brokerage such as Questrade online? Or can I pick ETF's, etc...
  7. What are the best stocks to invest in 2017?

    I invested in Shopify stocks last year and got a really high cut. I am just wondering what are the best stocks to invest this year?

    Money Diaries
    Basic Info Age: 37 Net Income (after taxes): $118,000 (Single income family of 5) Status: Married Assets House $700,000.00 TFSA $63,163.89 RRSP $74,402.00 Savings $26,950.89 Pension $165,205.00 Vehicles $30,000.00 Silver and Cash...
  9. Withholding Tax on US dividends

    Hi everyone, I have some US stocks (VTI and VXUS) in my non-registered account with RBC. I know that their dividends are subject to the 15% withholding tax. However, I file a US tax return and have a SSN. So, is there any way for me to avoid the tax? Perhaps by including those securities on...
  10. NMX and lithium's future

    Individual Stocks/Equities
    Hey guys, What are your thoughts on lithium? I'm following NMX since it is a Quebec company and tries to expand its company. For my part, as I read some articles on the subject, I think that lithium will take a big piece of our future (electric cars, electronics, drugs, etc.).
  11. How to handle stocks 'left' in US Trading Account?

    Hi. I'm trying to help out somebody who is in a unusual situation and I thought I'd try here first to help narrow down our options. A good while ago my friend went to work in the United States and acquired some company stock from her company. She left that company, came back to Canada but...
  12. Diamond stock

    Hi guys, What do you think of Diamond mine in Quebec, world class division... I bought about 1.5k shares last week and I'm thinking to reinvest... I'm working in the engineering field and some of my colleagues were telling me that this mine is a serious one. Construction is going...
  13. Capital Gains Treatment or Business Income as a Professional Investor

    I was hoping to get some clarification on what my Accountant considers a “grey area” with Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), with respect to CRA's application of Capital Gains treatment for people buying and selling stocks with some frequency. After reading articles and bulletins online explaining...
  14. What to do with Alibaba (BABA) Now?

    Nice article on BABA!What-to-do-with-Alibaba-BABA-Now/c95u/8996C961-06C6-49FC-BBDF-83BC55092204
  15. Want to invest on your own but not sure how...

    General Personal Finance Talk
    Hi everyone, I just want to get some feedback regarding investing on your own. I invest on my own and I love doing it. I want to teach others how to. But it seems like there is this brick wall preventing people. I just want to get some of your insight as to what you think are the...
  16. CDIC insurance.

    General Discussion
    So, if investment products (stocks, GIC's longer than 5 years, bonds, etc.) are not covered by CDIC, does that mean that a bank could seize them to pay off any debts in case of bankruptcy? (Or is that not an issue because they are actually in the stock owner's name, not the bank's name?)
  17. Repercussions of Falling (Wholesale) Electricity Prices

    Worldwide, electricity prices are falling in many (most?) places due to decreased demand and increased supply. At least, wholesale prices are; it doesn't seem like the end consumer is reaping most of the benefit...
  18. What is Value? How do we assess claims of "asset inflation" when applied to stocks?

    What is Value? How do we assess claims of "asset inflation" when applied to stocks? A) According to Benjamin Graham an approximation of value can be calculated by the following formula. Value = Current (normal) Earnings x (8.5 +2 x annual expected growth rate) (Reference The...
  19. transferring us stock gift to canada

    General Personal Finance Talk
    I live in Canada. A relative living in the US would like to gift me some stocks rather than cash. The advantage of gifting me stocks is that he would not be liable for capital gains tax in the US on his gift (up to a certain point). As a Canadian living in Canada, I won't have to pay gift tax...
  20. 20 Yr Old With 12,000$ Willing to Invest!?

    hi, i am 20 yr old student, that has 12 000$ a side. with no intent of future spending. just wanted some advice on what i should be investing in. GIC's really haven't seemed to please me, with short lived returns. are there any types of mutual funds that have more potential. or any other types...