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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.

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Article Index

6 bad investing habits and how to avoid them

We’ve always thought that discipline may help you choose the best investments and increase your returns. Here are six things to remember when you buy stocks.
We’ve often stressed the point   Read More

Use our ‘system’ to profit in stocks

The strength of The Investment Reporter stock selection system lies in not attempting the near-impossible task of outsmarting all other investors consistently (which is what you have to do if   Read More

High-yield stocks still hold appeal

We expect interest rates to keep climbing in 2018. Higher rates have hurt the prices of high-yield stocks. They often raise their dividends, however, while bonds never pay more. And   Read More

Small-cap stocks are profitable, but risky

Some investors think that small-capitalization stocks are the quickest route to riches. After all, big successful companies like Microsoft Corp. and Thomson Reuters started out as small-cap stocks.
Small-caps include all   Read More

Stock market volatility comes with Trumpworld

In chemistry, ‘volatility’ refers to the ability of a substance to evaporate quickly—or, under the right conditions, to explode. In investments, it means much the same thing. Still, we don’t   Read More

This is no time to buy stocks on margin

You may find margin useful when you want a short-term bridging loan. Other than that, however, we advise against using margin—especially given the market’s volatility.
Stock prices rose after the US   Read More

High-yield stocks still hold appeal

Interest rates are climbing in 2018. Higher rates have hurt the prices of high-yield stocks. They often raise their dividends, however, while bonds never pay more. And dividends are taxed   Read More

High fives for the big five banks

The big five banks reported their results for the second quarter of fiscal 2018. They remain buys for further long-term share price gains as well as attractive and growing dividends.   Read More

Canadian stocks on sale! Buy now!

The Canadian stock market has trailed other markets and is down so far in 2018. Growing company profits have done little to revive stock prices. We’re not comfortable sounding like   Read More

A high dividend and room to grow

Having come off a bad year for box office receipts, consumer stock Cineplex is determined to diversify its revenue streams so it’s not dependent on the fortunes of the latest   Read More

High-yield stocks still hold appeal

We expect interest rates to keep climbing in 2018. Higher rates have hurt the prices of high-yield stocks. They often raise their dividends, however, while bonds never pay more. And   Read More

Buy Loblaw for capital gains and income

Consumer retail stock Loblaw Companies is expected to earn more this year and next. That’s partly thanks to buying back its shares. The company is investing in electronic commerce. It   Read More

Healthcare stock downgraded to ‘hold’

Cardinal Health’s problems with Cordis, plus the negative impact of generic drug pricing on company profits, has given us pause on this healthcare stock. We recommend that purchases be deferred   Read More

Canadian stocks on sale! Buy now!

The Canadian stock market has trailed other markets and is down so far in 2018. Growing company profits have done little to revive stock prices. We’re not comfortable sounding like   Read More

Use our ‘system’ to profit in stocks

The strength of The Investment Reporter stock selection system lies in not attempting the near-impossible task of outsmarting all other investors consistently (which is what you have to do if   Read More

6 technology stocks to buy; 4 to hold

Here are six technology stock buys that offer capital gains potential over the next few years. Four others of the 10 tech stocks we follow regularly are holds—mostly because they’re   Read More