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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.

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

food processing
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Tapering is not going to take place in the next couple of weeks. Nothing will happen until the end of January and then probably not until March. It is a headwind when it happens.

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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.

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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.

REAL ESTATE
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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.

food services
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(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.

food processing