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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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Use our system to make money in stocks

Our ‘system’ for picking stocks limits your risk, limits your commission expenses, and has worked well for our subscribers over the past 75 years. This stock picking system helps you   Read More

Don’t let these DRIP drawbacks discourage you

DRIPs (Dividend Re-Investment Plans) and cash option plans are cost-effective and convenient ways of building your holdings in the companies that offer them. The benefits of DRIPs are substantial. But   Read More

Some Christmas stories and a gift for you

Have you seen the humorous Christmas card that begins: “A virgin birth I can believe, but finding three wise men?” Misplaced skepticism, surely! Our three investing Christmas stories—Santa Claus Rally,   Read More

Use ‘good’ debt to maximize your RRSP

In The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, Polonius warns his son Laertes to “neither a borrower nor a lender be”. Part of Shakespeare’s enduring appeal, of course, is that   Read More

Build your wealth DRIP by DRIP

DRIPs (Dividend Re-Investment Plans) and cash option plans let individual investors build their wealth. That’s thanks to the dozen advantages that we outline below.
Studies have shown that dividend reinvestment is   Read More

ADRs add global diversification to your portfolio

American Depositary Receipts, or ADRs, give you benefits. One is global portfolio diversification. It’s tempting to call ADRs American ‘Diversification’ Receipts. They give you industries that Canada lacks or has   Read More

U.S. manufacturing stock has no peers in Canada

Air Products and Chemicals’ shares aren’t particularly cheap. Even so, this U.S. manufacturing stock is a buy for long-term share price gains, decent and growing dividends and to further diversify   Read More

Forestry stocks face challenges for 2017

The U.S. presidential election has increased protectionist sentiment. This could crimp exports of forestry products to that critical market. This and slower global economic growth are two challenges Canadian lumber   Read More

When markets run out of greater fools

The ‘greater fool theory’ states that it is possible to make money by buying investments, whether overvalued or not, and later selling them at a profit because there will always   Read More

Building a retirement portfolio in Canada

Peter Lynch is a highly successful investor. He’s enthusiastic about stocks that increase their dividends year after year. By contrast, Mr. Lynch cares little for investing in bonds. But a   Read More

Will small-cap stocks beat the large-caps?

Historically, small stocks (or small-cap stocks) easily beat big stocks (or large-cap stocks). But almost all of the better gains of small stocks occurred in one unusual nine-year period. Big   Read More

Wait ’til next year

Whenever we’re disappointed by the elimination of our favourite baseball team, we console ourselves with the history of the hapless Brooklyn Dodgers who won the National League pennant in 1941,   Read More

If you can’t build ’em, buy ’em

Oil and gas stock TransCanada Corp. owns Columbia Pipeline Group, which is paying US$848 million to acquire the master limited partnership Columbia Pipeline Partners LP. TransCanada remains a buy for   Read More