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

Soft drink stocks: PepsiCo

- Analysts: Bill Schmitz Jr./Eric Katzman, Deutsche Bank

PepsiCo Inc.’s (PEP-NYSE, $76.69, Consumer Products Sector) product portfolio is “a tale of two cities”, with beverages struggling as snacks thrive, according to   Read More

Gildan Activewear

Investor’s Digest of Canada, MPL Communications Inc.
133 Richmond St.W., Toronto, ON, M5H 3M8. 1-800-804-8846

- Digested from a Dec. 5 report by analyst Chase Bethel, Desjardins Capital Markets
 
Talented managers infuse workforce   Read More

A ‘pretty good’ 2013 for the TSX

Money Reporter, MPL Communications Inc.
133 Richmond St.W., Toronto, ON, M5H 3M8. 1-800-804-8846

U.S. investors made out like bandits
The final numbers are now in, and it turns out that the S&P/TSX Composite   Read More