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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!

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Article Index

5 broadcasting-related stocks to buy

Here are five broadcasting-related stocks that offer capital gains potential over the next few years. We rate these five stocks as ‘buys’ but we’ve downgraded a blue chip television broadcasting   Read More

Go west, young man, to grow your portfolio

Not quite what American author and editor Horace Greeley is credited with saying when advising exploitation of 19th century western expansion and prosperity in the USA. Here in Canada in   Read More

Portfolio got the NAFTA jitters?

A recent report that the US is considering terminating NAFTA caused the Canadian dollar, major Canadian blue-chip stocks and government bond yields to sink. What should you do to prepare   Read More

2 stocks that are cash flow bargains

We recently surveyed cash flow ratios for the stocks we follow and discovered there are still good buys available. We’ve selected two stocks trading below our acceptable price-to-cash-flow ratios which   Read More

Let DRIPs build your wealth over time

DRIPs (Dividend Re-Investment Plans) and cash option plans let individual investors build their wealth. We outline 12 advantages that accrue to DRIP shareholders and lead you through a four-step process   Read More

Balance your portfolio across 5 sectors

It’s best to diversify your portfolio across all five sectors of the economy: finance, utilities, consumer, manufacturing and resources. Remember, though, there’s danger in loading up on stocks in sectors   Read More

The big five Canadian banks remain buys

The big five Canadian banks remain buys for further long-term share price gains, an attractive and growing stream of dividends, and for being high-quality blue chip stocks that should hold   Read More

Telus Corp. is unchanged—buy

A subsidiary of Key stock Telus Corp. has agreed to acquire an American provider of digital information technology and software services. This has little impact on Telus. It remains a   Read More

Diversify your portfolio by country and industry

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

Over-diversification can cost you money

Research has shown that the prices of individual stocks have become increasingly volatile since the early 1960s. This has led some to conclude that you need as many as 50   Read More

A good stock—but at this price?

Richelieu Hardware has earned record profits for years. The manufacturing stock is expected to earn record profits this year and next. This has sent the stock up, which gives it   Read More

Shale oil is a competitive threat

American shale oil production is growing quickly. It’s set to make the US a net oil exporter again. This will reduce or eliminate Americans’ need for Canadian oil. Shale oil   Read More

Telus Corp. is unchanged—buy

A subsidiary of Key stock Telus Corp. has agreed to acquire an American provider of digital information technology and software services. This has little impact on Telus. It remains a   Read More

Diversify your portfolio by country and industry

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