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uscaStocks that Trade in the U.S. or in both Canada and the U.S. Company Ratings do not consider the circumstances of any individual investor and are therefore not  Investment Advice
Name Symbol last update date and price Generic Rating (Explanation of Ratings)
Global Exchange Traded Funds Various Sept 25, 2017 Not rated
 Amazon.com  AMZN, U.S.  Nov. 27 ’17 at $1196  Sell
American Express AXP, U.S. Oct. 25, ’17 at $93.86 (lower) Buy
Berkshire Hathaway BRKB, U.S. Nov. 8, ’17 at  $186.21   (lower) Buy
BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton plc BHP, Australia
BHP, U.S.
BBL, U.S. (this is plc)
Jan. 27, ’18 at U.S. $50.00 for ADR that is 2 BHP

Australian $30.85 per BHP

Speculative Buy
Canadian National Railway Company CNR, Toronto CNI, U.S. April 28, ’18 at CAN $100.65 or U.S. $78.31 (lower) Buy
COSTCO COST, U.S. December 20, ’17 at U.S. $187.51  (lower) Sell
CRH Medical Corporation CRH, Toronto, CRHM, U.S. March 8, 2018 at U.S. $3.15 and CAN $4.07 Speculative Weak Buy / Hold
FedEx Corporation FDX, U.S. April 30, ’18 at U.S. $247  Buy
Fortis Inc FTS, Toronto and U.S. Dec. 28, ’17 at  $46.18 and U.S. $36.72 (higher) Buy
Heineken N.V. HEIA, Amsterdam or Two HEINY, U.S. April 8, ’18 at 90.20 euros or two at $55.20 (lower) Sell
Royal Bank of Canada  RY, Toronto and U.S.  Dec. 17, ’17 at CAN $101.92 or U.S. $79.17  (higher) Buy
Stantec Inc. STN, Toronto and U.S. March 4 ’18 at CAN $32.22 or U.S. $25.05  Buy
Toll Brothers Inc. TOL, U.S. March 2, ’18 at U.S. $43.91 (higher) Buy
Visa V, U.S. Nov. 16, ’17 at U.S. $111.25 Weak Buy / Hold
Walmart WMT, U.S. Oct. 19, ’17 at U.S. $86.22 (lower) Sell
caAll the Stocks below trade in Canada but may in some cases also trade on “Pink Sheets” in the U.S Company Ratings do not consider the circumstances of any individual investor and are therefore not Investment Advice
Name Symbol last update date and price Generic Rating (Explanation of Ratings)
Canadian Exchange Traded Funds Various March 6 17, 2017 Not rated
Alimentation Couche-Tard ATD.B, Toronto March 20, 2018 at $59.60 Buy
AutoCanada ACQ, Toronto May 8, ’18 at $17.34  Buy
Canadian Western Bank CWB, Toronto January 20, ’18 at $40.55 Buy
Canadian Tire CTC.a, Toronto February 25, ’18 a $176.15  Buy
Ceapro Inc.  CZO, Venture August 21, ’17 at $0.65 Speculative Weak Buy / Hold
Constellation Software CSU, Toronto March 31, ’18 at CAN $874 (lower) Sell
Dollarama DOL, Toronto Nov 25, ’17 at $162.03 (lower) Sell 
Linamar Corporation LNR, Toronto March 19, ’18 at $71.73 Strong Buy
Melcor Developments MRD, Toronto May 24, ’18 at $15.40 Strong Buy
TFI International Inc.  TFI, Toronto Dec. 31, 2017 at $32.86 (lower) Buy
WSP Global Inc. WSP, Toronto Feb. 5, 2018 at $58.75 Buy
Income Trusts / Preferred Shares and other Higher Yield Entities
Canadian Western Bank Rate Reset Preferred Shares CWB.PR.B, Toronto Dec. 29, ’17 at 24.17 to yield 4.55% and currently projected to reset to 4.8% in April 2019.  Buy
Enbridge Inc. Rate Reset Preferred Shares  ENB.PF.A, Toronto  September 12, 2017 at $20.87 to yield 5.2%   Buy
Melcor REIT MR.UN, Toronto  March 12, 2017 at $8.07 to yield 8.4%  Buy
Boston Pizza Royalties Income Fund BPF.un, Toronto August 13, ’17 at $21.12 to yield 6.5% Buy
RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust REI.UN, Toronto Sept. 18, ’17 at $23.84 to yield 5.9% Buy
Short Term Cash you can place cash in your brokerage accounts into savings account which pay at least some interest. These are bought under the Mutual Fund category in your investment account. Dundee Bank DYN500 TD Bank TDB8150

Manulife Bank MIP510

ICICI Bank IBN100

CIBC ATL5000

Royal Bank RBF2010

Scotia Bank DYN1300

Laurentian Bank BTB100National Bank NBC100

Deposit accounts recently paying 1.1% per year. Not locked in. The U.S. cash version of these are paying 1.57%  Relatively low interest but it beats the interest on money market funds or on your brokerage account cash and is CDIC insured to $100,000.

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