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The Investment Reporter

Canada’s most consistently successful stock market advisory, The Investment Reporter has been steering a steady, profitable course for Canadian investors since 1941. In fact, Hulbert Financial, the leading U.S. financial advisory rating service, has consistently named The Investment Reporter one of the top five advisories in the world over the past 20 years!

Every week, successful Canadian investors follow the profit-making advice and specific buy-sell recommendations of The Investment Reporter. Over the years, The Investment Reporter’s “Key Stocks” have consistently outperformed both the Toronto Stock Exchange and major U.S. indexes.

Subscribers can now upgrade to the advisory’s premium online service, InvestmentReporter.com. Posted on the web site as soon as it is ready for press, each weekly issue is packed with online extras, including up-to-the-minute analysis and advice.

Article Index

2 high-tech stocks to buy

We regularly review 10 high-technology stocks on The Back Page. Some are popular but look overpriced. Here are two that we rate as ‘buy’.

We continue to rate Toronto-based high-tech stock   Read More

Building a retirement portfolio

There’s no such thing as an ideal retirement portfolio. But some portfolios meet the requirements of retired investors much better than others.

As they enter retirement, most investors assume with undeniable   Read More

Mr. Market is in a manic phase

Benjamin Graham, the father of fundamental stock analysis, likened the stock market to a bi-polar person. Is Mr. Market now too manic?

Benjamin Graham wrote the investment classic Security Analysis in   Read More

Juice up your portfolio with electric utilities

Utilities stocks have lagged the market this past year. To maintain a balanced portfolio, put new money into electric utilities for safety and attractive, growing dividends.

Since December, 2020, the 10   Read More

Portfolio diversification and balance

Most investors recognize that you need to diversify among a variety of industries and companies. But to work its magic, diversification also requires balance.
The goal of diversification, of course, is   Read More

Diversify with ADRs

American Depositary Receipts, or ADRs, give you benefits. One is diversification. In fact, it’s tempting to rename ADRs American Diversification Receipts.

ADRs followed by The Investment Reporter include companies based in   Read More

2 high-tech stocks to buy

We regularly review 10 high-technology stocks on The Back Page. Some are popular but look overpriced. Here are two that we rate as ‘buy’.

We continue to rate Toronto-based high-tech stock   Read More

2 high-tech stocks to buy

Here are two technology stocks that offer capital gains potential over the next few years.

We’ve upgraded US technology stock Motorola Solutions Inc. ( NYSE—MSI) to a buy for long-term share   Read More

Mind your investment horizon

The longer your investment horizon, the more risk you can take. If your investment horizon is short, however, dial back your portfolio’s risk.
A friend and her husband built RESPs (Registered   Read More

Portfolio diversification and balance

Most investors recognize that you need to diversify among a variety of industries and companies. But to work its magic, diversification also requires balance.
The goal of diversification, of course, is   Read More

Here’s our 180-day stock market forecast

Warren Buffett said that stock market forecasters exist to make fortune tellers look good. Regardless, here’s our outlook for the next 180 days.

Here’s our outline of what we expect of   Read More

Empire acquiring 51% of Longo’s

Empire Company, Canada’s second-largest grocery supermarket chain, is growing through the acquisition of 51 per cent of Longo’s.

Stellarton, Nova Scotia-based consumer goods stock Empire Company (TSX—EMP.A), with yearly sales of   Read More

Treat the January Barometer critically

Rather than placing a lot of emphasis on this single indicator, you’ll be better off putting the time into developing a long-term investment plan that meets your needs and goals.
A   Read More

When stocks fall, opportunity rises

Share prices do not rise or fall in a straight-line. Instead, prices back and fill, take two steps forward and one step back or vice versa. Here are some lessons   Read More

Beverage stocks are still defensive

Stock market setbacks do happen. So it can pay to buy defensive beverage stocks. Their valuations and dividends are usually favourable compared with those of, say, tech stocks.

We regularly review   Read More

Savaria Corp.’s shares get a lift

Savaria Corp.’s shares have risen to reflect its acquisition of Sweden-based Handicare Group.

Savaria’s acquisition of Handicare Group is in an industry it knows well. The company “designs, manufactures, distributes, and   Read More

Treat the January Barometer critically

Rather than placing a lot of emphasis on this single indicator, you’ll be better off putting the time into developing a long-term investment plan that meets your needs and goals.
A   Read More

Investment Reporter named to Honor Roll

Over the past 30+ years, The Hulbert Financial Digest calculates that The Investment Reporter recommendations have yielded an average annual gain of 12.88 per cent.

We are often asked about the   Read More