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2 consumer goods stocks to buy; 1 to hold

Analysts look to consumer stocks Canadian Tire and Loblaw for growth and some income but Dollarama’s same-store sales miss prompts a more “neutral” recommendation.
Canadian Tire Corporation Limited (TSX—CTC.A)
Greg Hicks, president   Read More

The nature of cash distributions

Income trusts have creative ways of sustaining their cash distributions through returns of capital.
Many investors question how any organization can continue to distribute cash to its owners in excess of   Read More

4 REITs to buy

Despite the recent strength in real estate investment trusts, they still offer a compelling opportunity.
Real estate investment trusts, or REITs, have been market leaders this year. And they may continue   Read More

Know your risk profile

Ordinary investors need to know that these are not ordinary times. It’s time to review your risk tolerance. Ken Norquay asks: Are you satisfied with the profits you have just   Read More

How to undo a tangled web

Financial trends illustrate the forces at work in the economic world. Behavioural finance analyst Ken Norquay wonders how this tangled web will unwind.
“It’s like déjà vu all over again,” baseball’s   Read More

3 technology stocks to buy

Margaret Samuel picks three technology stocks to buy in a robotics industry that’s expected to grow by about 11 per cent per year between 2018 and 2026.

Robotics is the analysis,   Read More

4 REITs to buy

Despite the recent strength in real estate investment trusts, they still offer a compelling opportunity.
Real estate investment trusts, or REITs, have been market leaders this year. And they may continue   Read More

3 REITs to buy

Here are three REITs featured in a recent Investor’s Digest of Canada survey of 51 Income Trusts covered by leading analysts across Canada.

Managing challenges while awaiting direction
Business in Cominar REIT’s   Read More

Where to put new money now

Add to equity markets in Canada, Europe, the UK and Japan. Go easy on investing in US stocks.

The economic recovery continues to be propelled by monetary and fiscal stimuli, the   Read More

Where’s the beef?

Margaret Samuel explores the world of plant-based food and finds three attractive dividend stocks to buy.
Veganism has existed for millennia as a diet and lifestyle, but it’s only recently that   Read More

6 common investment errors

Accountant Mark Goodfield (aka The Blunt Bean Counter) reviews six common investment errors he has observed over the years.
I am involved in wealth advisory for some of my clients as   Read More

Know your risk profile

Ordinary investors need to know that these are not ordinary times. It’s time to review your risk tolerance. Ken Norquay asks: Are you satisfied with the profits you have just   Read More

2 REITs for growth and income

Here are two REITs to buy. One is focused on residential properties; the other has a portfolio of office, retail, industrial and residential properties.

CAP REIT (TSX—CAR.UN)
Despite the impact of the   Read More

Bank on your bank stocks

Trading to profit from anticipated declines in stock prices seldom works. In the case of the bank stocks, forget it.

The banks all reported strong results in the fiscal second quarter   Read More

3 REITs to buy

Here are three REITs featured in a recent Investor’s Digest of Canada survey of 51 Income Trusts covered by leading analysts across Canada.

Managing challenges while awaiting direction
Business in Cominar REIT’s   Read More

Where’s the beef?

Or the Thanksgiving turkey, for that matter. Margaret Samuel explores the world of plant-based food and finds three attractive dividend stocks to buy.

Veganism has existed for millennia as a diet   Read More

Where to put new money now

Add to equity markets in Canada, Europe, the UK and Japan. Go easy on investing in US stocks.

The economic recovery continues to be propelled by monetary and fiscal stimuli, the   Read More