Consumer Goods Stocks

Keeping Score

A look back at some investment hits and misses

When I worked for a major brokerage firm many years ago, I was always amazed to see how few of the Investment   Read More

Market Outlook: Get Defensive

This overly bullish market may be expecting a pullback this summer. Time to.. Get Defensive!

There has been a noticeable rotation lately out of higher-risk securities such as biotech, U.S. Small   Read More

Market Mayhem

Worries over emerging markets continue, but North America looks poised for a recovery

The stock market has been in quite a funk these last few weeks.

Expectations of a reduction in stimulus   Read More

Sector overview

It’s best to diversify across the five main sectors of the economy: finance, utilities, consumer products and services, manufacturing and resources. Each of these broad sectors is made up of   Read More

Market-laggards

Our Investment Planning Committee believes the stocks in the column below have little appeal and should underperform the market over the next six months. We view them as holds or   Read More

Time to Think Big

At first glance, it appears that small stocks do much better than big stocks.

But look closer and both groups do about the same most of the time.

From 1926 through 2006,   Read More

Calm is the word

The Toronto market is up in peaceful fashion.

Please note the below data is to February 21, and the Toronto market has risen since then,

We are far enough into the New   Read More