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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

An income trust that acts like a growth stock

Boyd Group Income Fund yields the lowest percentage distribution of the 50 most widely-covered income trusts surveyed by Investor’s Digest of Canada. But AltaCorp Capital analysts that follow the trust   Read More

2 top buys for income investors

Portfolio manager Lorne Zeiler picks a US-based global healthcare stock and a Canadian preferred share exchange traded fund as his current two ‘best buys’ for investors seeking high dividend income   Read More

12 key price support levels to watch

Technical analyst Brian Hoffman sets share price support levels for three mainstream blue chip stocks, gold and silver bullion, six precious metals stocks and a gold ETF during the traditionally   Read More

2 bargain stocks ready to unlock value

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

Life insurance as an alternative investment

To find stability amid volatility, columnist Mark Halpern details the oft-ignored (or simply unknown) advantages of taking out participating life insurance as an investment option. Participating insurance is a more   Read More

2 top Canadian industrial penny stocks to buy

Portfolio manager Robert McWhirter names two ‘best buy’ Canadian industrial penny stocks that are on the cusp of breakthroughs. Both companies enjoy the stability of onshore production combined with the   Read More

U.S. defence spending could pump up CAE

Columnist Edward Gardiner looks at the uncertainties surrounding NAFTA negotiations, the U.S. budget and events in Europe. He’s encouraged enough to recommend holding pipelines, oil and gas stocks and automotive   Read More

More tokes for the old folks at home

Another player recently joined the rapidly growing list of publicly-traded marijuana stocks in Canada. Writing in Investor’s Digest of Canada, Zachary McCrossin says WeedMD Inc.’s chief executive officer has a   Read More

‘Instant Booking’ a bad trip for consumer stock

TripAdvisor Inc. has been labouring to get its new Instant Booking feature humming smoothly. TripAdvisor wants to morph its travel website’s earnings toward bookings commissions from merely click-based revenue from   Read More

Portfolio manager picks his 2 top stock picks

Sentry Investments executive Andy Nasr looks to the United States, especially the financial, consumer staples, healthcare, technology, construction and infrastructure sectors, as good places to invest now. When pressed to   Read More

A junior mining stock for value investors

New Jersey Mining Company explores and develops gold, silver, and base metals properties in the Coeur d’Alene mining district of northern Idaho. Junior mining stock specialist Mike Kachanovsky says this   Read More

2 best stocks to buy right now

Vancouver-area investment adviser Guy Lapierre says he is “pleasantly surprised” by the ongoing post-election rally in the United States. He is optimistic that stock market gains will continue for the   Read More

Uruguayan marijuana coming to Canada

Healthcare stock Emblem Corp. is a Canadian licensed producer of medical marijuana, providing patients with high-quality, premium cannabis strains. It has recently sourced a supply of high-cannabidiol marijuana from a   Read More

The myths and facts of gold confiscation

In a government debt crisis, is there a possibility of precious metals being seized? Professional gold bug Nick Barisheff examines the history and likelihood of government confiscation or expropriation of   Read More

Buy the rumour; sell the news

The Trump rally is predicated on promises of things that may never happen or prove very difficult to fulfil. That in turn sets up the markets for a major disappointment   Read More