Dividend Stocks

Does 1 + 1 = 1.5 or 3?

Conglomerate sector stocks are generally out of favor and trade at discounts to the value of their underlying businesses. Companies that focus on one industry are generally in favor. But   Read More

A REIT to buy for high income

Here’s a solution for the ‘wannabe’ real estate investor searching for the simple answer to ‘How to make money in real estate’. You can earn almost six per cent—and someone   Read More

Market outlook: gyrations

Economist Paul Samuelson quipped: “The stock market has forecast nine of the last five recessions.” So, advises Toronto-based portfolio manager John Stephenson, dial down the noise about continuing market gyrations   Read More

This green energy income trust yields 6.4%

Lower water levels and unfavorable international currency exchange rates hurt top Canadian income trust Brookfield Renewable Energy’s 2015 financial results.   However, that failed to dampen the partnership’s management’s outlook and   Read More