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BUY
BUY
December 9, 2013

It was disappointing over the last 5 years. Now they have hedged their guaranteed income product and the stock has gone up. The best performer of the lifecos. He would buy it now. All of the risk is out of the stock now. Power Financial is a way to get into this sector cheaply.

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Manulife Financial (MFC-T)
December 9, 2013

It was disappointing over the last 5 years. Now they have hedged their guaranteed income product and the stock has gone up. The best performer of the lifecos. He would buy it now. All of the risk is out of the stock now. Power Financial is a way to get into this sector cheaply.

HOLD
HOLD
December 9, 2013

It has doubled in the last 5 years. He thinks it will continue to do well. Yield 2.8%

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Coca-Cola Company (KO-N)
December 9, 2013

It has doubled in the last 5 years. He thinks it will continue to do well. Yield 2.8%

HOLD
HOLD
December 9, 2013

One of the few banks that did not blow themselves up. It is still below where it was after the recovery from the financial crisis. Stick with it. Decent yield. He would not move to a US bank.

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One of the few banks that did not blow themselves up. It is still below where it was after the recovery from the financial crisis. Stick with it. Decent yield. He would not move to a US bank.

PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
December 9, 2013

(Top Pick Dec 11/12, Down 17.76%) They have been issuing stock. It is a pure play on the strongest economy in Europe.

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(Top Pick Dec 11/12, Down 17.76%) They have been issuing stock. It is a pure play on the strongest economy in Europe.

PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
December 9, 2013

(Top Pick Dec 11/12, Up 30.34%) Expanded food menu and have added another coffee variety and a new cup. Quebec and out west have room for expansion.

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(Top Pick Dec 11/12, Up 30.34%) Expanded food menu and have added another coffee variety and a new cup. Quebec and out west have room for expansion.

PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
December 9, 2013

(Top Pick Dec 11/12, Up 7.90%) CEO says emerging markets will likely be challenged for the next couple of years. 55% of sales come from emerging markets.

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Unilever PLC (UL-N)
December 9, 2013

(Top Pick Dec 11/12, Up 7.90%) CEO says emerging markets will likely be challenged for the next couple of years. 55% of sales come from emerging markets.

DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
December 9, 2013

The largest cement producer in the Americas. Losing money for the last 4 years because they leveraged up on debt just before the financial crisis. They refinanced the debt in 2011. Not the best way to play Mexico because they floated their Latin American housing business as a separate subsidiary and that would be a better play. BNS-T might be an even better way to play Mexico.

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Cemex SA (CX-N)
December 9, 2013

The largest cement producer in the Americas. Losing money for the last 4 years because they leveraged up on debt just before the financial crisis. They refinanced the debt in 2011. Not the best way to play Mexico because they floated their Latin American housing business as a separate subsidiary and that would be a better play. BNS-T might be an even better way to play Mexico.