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Article Index

Diversify and invest abroad with ADRs

American Depositary Receipts offer safe ownership in companies outside Canada and the US because the stock certificates are registered in the name of a US trust company or bank.

American Depositary   Read More

Put your investment objectives to work

To put your strategic investment objectives to work, you have to learn to distinguish between aggressive investments and defensive investments.

Investors often disagree on the key differences between an aggressive investment   Read More

How to make money with junk bonds

The key to making money with junk bonds is to diversify across industries. That’s because failing companies are often concentrated in problem industries.
Investors should diversify across many ‘asset classes’. One   Read More

CP is shipping record amounts of grain

Canadian Pacific Railway is investing heavily in high-capacity hopper cars and facilities that can handle them. CP is now shipping record amounts of grain.
A few years ago, Canada’s two transcontinental   Read More

Manufacturing stock Winpak remains a buy

Manufacturing stock Winpak has acquired a US company. This company is in an industry Winpak knows well. It used part of its large cash holdings to pay—not debt.
On October 1   Read More

Are you poorer than you think?

Under International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) 16, many Canadian companies must now add lease liabilities to their debt. This can make their balance sheets look weak and greatly raise their   Read More

Sector investing helps you diversify

“Diversification is protection against ignorance. It makes little sense if you know what you are doing.” We don’t often disagree with Warren Buffet, but sector investing lets you gain exposure   Read More

Buy Capital Power for gains and income

Capital Power’s earnings continue to grow along with its electricity generation capacity. With a payout ratio of 45 to 55 per cent, its dividends will keep growing too.

One of the   Read More

Things go better for Coke

Coca-Cola is expected to earn more in 2019. It’s making investments outside its declining soft drink business that should pay off for years. Buy for gains and dividends.
We regularly review   Read More

Recognize good and bad investing habits

Investors gain an appreciation of risk and diversification in terrible markets like the end of 2018. But markets like the first half of this year can undermine those hard-won lessons.

Everywhere   Read More

Preparing your portfolio for retirement

Some investors get an urge to take one last speculative fling before they retire. For most of us, it’s better to plan a transitional portfolio.
Changing a portfolio to suit new   Read More

Rebalancing reduces ‘portfolio drift’

Rebalancing your portfolio to your long-term asset allocation targets can protect you from harmful portfolio drift.
Contrarian investors look at what the crowd is doing and act differently, provided that it   Read More

Preparing your portfolio for retirement

Some investors get an urge to take one last speculative fling before they retire. For most of us, it’s better to plan a transitional portfolio.
Changing a portfolio to suit new   Read More

Sell beverage stock Big Rock Brewery

We’ve downgraded Big Rock Brewery to a sell. It pays no dividends, is likely to lose money this year, carries too much debt and is forced to restructure. Sell.
We regularly   Read More