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Investor's Digest of Canada

Investor’s Digest of Canada has been named “The World’s Best Investment Advisory” — five times — by the Specialized Information Publishers Association of Washington, D.C.

Published bi-weekly, this information-packed advisory is the key source of investment knowledge for individual investors in Canada. Investor’s Digest briefs readers on what leading investment firms across Canada are telling their best clients to buy and sell. It monitors insider trading, provides summaries of brokers’ research reports, analyzes key ratios on over 1,100 Canadian companies and interviews professional money managers.

Subscribers to Investor’s Digest of Canada also get buy and sell recommendations from the best and brightest minds in Canada, complete coverage of stocks that offer Dividend Re-Investment Plans and digests of leading investment advisory newsletters from across Canada and around the world.

Article Index

7 retirement problems—and the solutions

Investor’s Digest of Canada columnist Mark Halpern, CEO of®, answers the seven most-frequently asked questions about retirement problems. He offers cost-efficient and tax-efficient solutions that will safeguard your finances   Read More

3 stocks to buy for silver price recovery

Noting that the price of gold to silver sits at a ten-year high of about 80-to-one, PI Financial’s precious metals and mining analyst Chris Thompson picks three established mining stocks   Read More

2 stocks with high dividends

A global oil and gas stock that yields about six per cent and a financial services stock yielding about 10 per cent are Toronto-based portfolio manager Michael Sprung’s two favourite   Read More

Finding a chest of gold at Golden Chest

New Jersey Mining has generated sustainable mining operations in Idaho while achieving discovery success as an emerging producer in a difficult market. Investor’s Digest of Canada columnist Mike Kachanovsky.
While   Read More

Oil & gas stock could double your money

“If we had a rating above ‘top pick’ we would be applying it to STEP.” Clearly CIBC Capital Markets is enthused about a recent acquisition by STEP Energy Services. The   Read More

2 blue chip stocks most favoured by analysts

Every month Investor’s Digest of Canada surveys security analysts for their buy, sell, hold recommendations on more than 1,000 Canadian companies. Most recently, Canadian Natural Resources topped the list with   Read More

E-commerce stock is a ground-floor opportunity

Investor’s Digest of Canada columnist Mike Kachanovsky has uncovered a micro-cap stock that harbours the desire to become the dominant platform serving the Russian e-commerce and social media market. He   Read More

2 best stocks to buy now

Vancouver-based portfolio manager and chartered financial analyst Elvis Picardo takes a look at recent market volatility and finds two stocks, both already giants in their sectors, as the two best   Read More

3 Canadian junior gold stocks to buy

The Investor’s Digest of Canada, in its regular ‘Views of Leading Analysts’ feature, recently noted three Canadian junior gold stocks favored by Toronto-based PI Financial analysts, Brian Szeto and Philip   Read More

‘Best Buys’ from leading analysts

Analysts follow as many as 20 stocks, most of which are rated “buys”. Of those buys, an analyst has one or two special favourites seen as most suitable for new   Read More

Market suffered an inexplicable foul mood

The stock market survived Black Monday in 1987 because the underlying economy was strong. Odlum Brown vice-president and research director Murray Leith recently told subscribers to Investor’s Digest of Canada   Read More

2 top restaurant stocks to buy

Recent federal tax reforms in the US will have a positive effect on restaurateurs’ tax bills, says Jason West, lead Credit Suisse analyst for the US restaurant sector. He predicts   Read More

Base metals stocks are ‘best buys’ now

Domestic and international demand have aligned with the historic seasonal trends for base metals. Seasonal analyst Don Vialoux recently told Investor’s Digest readers which two exchange-traded funds to buy as   Read More

Gold and silver stocks tend to run in a pack

Technical analyst Brian Hoffman gives his advice on eight precious metals mining stocks and an exchange traded fund that tracks the share price movements of the big precious metals miners.   Read More

Top 3 Canadian tech stocks to buy now

You are better off picking individual stocks rather than buying an ETF for Canadian tech stocks. That’s because 70 per cent of the iShares Canadian technology ETF is weighted in   Read More