All posts by Gabriel Lowenberg

About Gabriel Lowenberg

Gabriel Lowenberg is CEO and president of Lowenberg Investment Counsel Inc., an independent wealth investment management firm. The views and opinion expressed in this article are those of Mr. Lowenberg and do not constitute investment advice.

This energy stock is a long-term option on an oil recovery

An oil pump jack pumps oil in a field near Calgary. (© Todd Korol / Reuters)

I do not invest in options or derivatives on behalf of clients as they always seem to expire a little too early. However, periodically I find a company that represents a de facto, long-term option on an asset. Enter MEG Energy Corp., which owns a 100-per-cent working interest in two oil sands projects in the southern Athabasca region of Alberta…
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Why I own SNC-Lavalin stock for my clients

SNC-Lavalin's trove of assets makes its stock an attractive buy.

We all encounter minor irritations in life. Here’s one of mine: Three price increases in a row for three consecutive years. On a recent trip to Toronto, I took the 407 toll highway north of the city. Subsequently, I received my e-mail invoice, informing me that the amount owing had been dutifully deducted from my credit card on file.
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