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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

2 emerging junior stocks to buy

Lester Asset Management CEO Stephen Takacsy argues that the risk-to-reward ratio is best among emerging stocks, a description that fits both of his ‘best buy’ picks, manufacturing stock Grande West   Read More

Variable rate or fixed rate mortgage?

Are you, or someone you know, looking for a new mortgage loan. Unless the thought of higher interest rates keeps you up at night, you’d be hard-pressed to find a   Read More

3 oil & gas stocks to buy now

PI Financial portfolio manager Guy Lapierre picks three oil and gas stocks and a sugar producer as his ‘best buys’. [ed.–How did a sugar producer get in with his oil   Read More

Is the need for an economic moat moot?

“The key to investing is . . . determining the competitive advantage of any given company and, above all, the durability of that advantage. The products or services that have   Read More

7 retirement problems—and the solutions

Investor’s Digest of Canada columnist Mark Halpern, CEO of WEALTHinsurance.com®, 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

5 gold stocks and 2 gold ETFs to buy

If gold reaches more than US$1,377.50 per ounce, seasonal analyst Don Vialoux says: “Every analyst on the street is going to be yelling: ‘We’re finally reaching the next secular cycle   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

Huge food plant becomes ‘pot’ factory

A junior marijuana start-up has just closed a deal to buy an enormous former food plant facility in Cobourg, Ontario, that spans 27 acres and once manufactured cereals, dog food,   Read More

7 retirement problems—and the solutions

Investor’s Digest of Canada columnist Mark Halpern, CEO of WEALTHinsurance.com®, 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