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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

When should I sell a stock?

Every gambler knows / That the secret to survivin’ / Is knowin’ what to throw away / And knowin’ what to keep / ‘Cause every hand’s a winner / And   Read More

4 reasons not to borrow to invest in stocks

All investors, even conservative retirees, should hold some top-quality high-yield stocks that regularly raise their dividends. But generally speaking, it’s a good idea to use your own cash and refrain   Read More

Intertape Polymer: a dividend growth stock

We regularly review Intertape Polymer Group. This dividend aristocrat plans to grow quickly over the next five to seven years. The stock remains a buy for further long-term share price   Read More

Buy IBM for high and growing dividends

U.S. global blue chip tech stock IBM is growing its profits in newer businesses to offset declining profits in older businesses. Its earnings per share are expected to grow next   Read More

Buying tuna in a bear market

Too many investors, when faced with a market correction (a drop of at least 10 per cent) or a bear market (a drop of 20 per cent or more), get   Read More