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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

Dividends beat share price gains

A long-term study found that share price gains accounted for about a third of most investors’ stock returns. Reinvested dividends made the other two-thirds of the returns.

A study found that   Read More

Rebalancing your portfolio

How have stocks and bonds done over the previous six months? If there are disparities in the relative performances of various types of your investments, it’s time to rebalance.

Your asset   Read More

Dividend reinvestment is crucial

The reinvestment of dividends is essential to building wealth. Only spend your dividends in retirement.

Investors building their wealth usually depend on stocks. Many studies have shown that stocks outperform bonds   Read More

Make your financial plan fit your needs

The Soviet Union was once famous for its constantly evolving five-year plans. Maybe they were onto something.
At times like these, when stock markets bump up against new highs and investors   Read More

Netflix is a buy for capital gains

Netflix is a buy for long-term share price gains, provided that you need no dividends and can accept share price risk.

We’ve added California-based Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ—NFLX) to the list of   Read More

Dividends beat share price gains

A long-term study found that share price gains accounted for about a third of most investors’ stock returns. Reinvested dividends made the other two-thirds of the returns.

A study found that   Read More

CCL Industries remains a buy

CCL Industries’ shares aren’t cheap. But it rewards its shareholders by raising its dividends each year and buying back its shares. Buy for further long-term share price gains.
We regularly review   Read More

Rebalancing your portfolio

How have stocks and bonds done over the previous six months? If there are disparities in the relative performances of various types of your investments, it’s time to rebalance.

Your asset   Read More

Make your financial plan fit your needs

The Soviet Union was once famous for its constantly evolving five-year plans. Maybe they were onto something.
At times like these, when stock markets bump up against new highs and investors   Read More

Our 180-day stock market forecast

Here’s our forecast of what we expect of the economy and the stock market over the next six months.

Here’s our outline of what we expect of the economy and stock   Read More

Saputo remains a buy

Saputo Inc. disappointed the market by earning less in fiscal 2021. But its international operations are growing. Saputo remains a buy.

Saputo Inc. (TSX—SAP) earned a little less in fiscal 2021,   Read More

Start with your investment horizon

Your investment horizon should play a large role in determining how you invest your money across different ‘asset classes’, or types of investments.

The longer your investment horizon, the more you   Read More

Limit your investment in gold

Gold stocks and physical gold can present disadvantages. A study of the real (inflation-adjusted) return on gold from 1802 to 2012 shows that it rose only 0.7 per cent a   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

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