Hi Pat: Today I just signed up for your Inner Circle service for the first time and am looking forward to reading your material. I have recently been looking into purchasing Algoma Central Corp. What do you think of this stock?

Algoma Central, $14.12, symbol ALC on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 38.9 million; Market cap: $549.3 million; www.algonet.com), owns and operates Canada’s largest domestic fleet of vessels operating on the Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Seaway. Algoma Central has 29 bulk carriers and seven liquid petroleum tankers. Seven of… Read More

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ECONOMIC INVESTMENT TRUST $59.64 (Toronto symbol EVT) holds a well-diversified portfolio of high-quality Canadian, U.S. and foreign stocks.

The $378-million fund’s largest holdings include E-L Financial, Algoma Central Railway, Chevron, Nissan Motor, Royal Dutch Shell, BNP Paribas, Pfizer, ConocoPhillips, Allianz SE, BASF SE, ING Group and… Read More

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ECONOMIC INVESTMENT TRUST $50 (Toronto symbol: EVT) holds a well-diversified portfolio of high-quality Canadian, U.S. and foreign stocks.

The $510.3-million fund’s largest holdings include E-L Financial, Algoma Central Railway, Chevron, Nissan Motor, Royal Dutch Shell, Altria Group, Pfizer, ConocoPhillips, Allianz SE, BASF SE, ING Group and… Read More

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ECONOMIC INVESTMENT TRUST $75.50 (Toronto symbol: EVT) holds a well-diversified portfolio of high-quality Canadian, U.S. and foreign stocks.

The $589.8 million fund’s largest holdings include E-L Financial, Algoma Central Railway, Chevron, Nissan Motor, Royal Dutch Shell, Altria Group, Dow Chemical, ConocoPhillips, Allianz SE, Arcelor Mittal, ING… Read More

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UNITED CORPORATIONS $62 (Toronto symbol: UNC) (165 University Ave., 10th Floor, Toronto, ON M5H 3B8. 416-947-2583. Buy or sell through a broker) invests in a wide variety of average-quality to above-average quality Canadian and foreign stocks.

At last report, 35.3% of the fund’s $1.0 billion portfolio… Read More

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ECONOMIC INVESTMENT TRUST $81.51 (Toronto symbol: EVT) holds a well-diversified portfolio of high-quality Canadian, U.S. and foreign stocks.

The $691.3 million fund’s largest holdings include E-L Financial, Algoma Central Railway, Chevron, CBS Corp., Marathon Oil, Altria Group, Dow Chemical, ConocoPhillips, Alliance SE, Arcelor Mittal, ING Groep,… Read More

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UNITED CORPORATIONS $62.50 (Toronto symbol: UNC) (165 University Ave., 10th Floor, Toronto, ON M5H 3B8. 416-947-2583. Buy or sell through a broker) invests in a wide variety of average-quality to above-average quality Canadian and foreign stocks.

At last report, 34.6% of the fund’s $1.1 billion portfolio… Read More

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ECONOMIC INVESTMENT TRUST $87.01 (Toronto symbol: EVT) holds a well-diversified portfolio of high-quality Canadian, U.S. and foreign stocks.

The $724.9 million fund’s largest holdings include E-L Financial, Algoma Central Railway, Chevron, CBS Corp., Marathon Oil, Conoco- Phillips, General Electric, Posco, Renault, Xstrata plc and Sumitomo Mitsui… Read More

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UNITED CORPORATIONS $68.80 (Toronto symbol: UNC) (165 University Ave., 10th Floor, Toronto, ON M5H 3B8. 416-947-2583. Buy or sell through a broker) invests in a wide variety of average-quality to above-average quality Canadian and foreign stocks.

At last report, 31.2% of the fund’s $1.1 billion portfolio… Read More

Top Quality at 23% Off

ECONOMIC INVESTMENT TRUST $99 (Toronto symbol: EVT) holds a well-diversified portfolio of high-quality Canadian, U.S. and foreign stocks.

The $691.3 million fund’s largest holdings include E-L Financial, Algoma Central Railway, Chevron, Toyota Motor, Comcast, ConocoPhillips, General Electric, Posco, Renault, Citigroup and Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group.

The fund… Read More