US Stocks

Investing like grandma

Shredding some old tax returns was an eye-opening experience for Toronto-based accountant Mark Goodfield, a.k.a. The Blunt Bean Counter.

When I was a young accountant and happened upon an estate return,   Read More

Red Hat couldn’t rescue IBM Q3

Global technology stock IBM is looking for growth in Red Hat’s sales, arguing that the software developer will take off with Big Blue’s hardware and sales might behind it.

International Business   Read More

Making cash from your trash

Waste management stock Waste Connections Inc. is a buy for long-term share price gains and small, but growing dividends.

Many of us are producing more garbage and paying more to have   Read More

2 fertilizer stocks to buy

Nutrien Ltd. And The Mosaic Co. are looking forward to a better 2020—if the weather co-operates.
The US experienced unprecedented wet conditions in the first half of this year. Record precipitation   Read More

3 income ETFs to buy

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) offer you much lower management fees than do mutual funds. Plus, the best ETFs give you well-diversified, tax-efficient equity portfolios. And some are great for income investors   Read More

3 income ETFs to buy

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) offer you much lower management fees than do mutual funds. Plus, the best ETFs give you well-diversified, tax-efficient equity portfolios. And some are great for income investors   Read More

2 best stocks to buy now

A top-10 Canadian bank and a CAD-hedged exchange-traded fund tracking the Dow Jones Industrial Average are PI Financial portfolio manager’s current top two stock picks.
Feeling bullish? If so, Vancouver-area portfolio   Read More

Where to put new money now

Continue with your investment program, including regular additions to your small-cap funds, if these suit your temperament and objectives. But maintain a balance between conservative funds and aggressive funds.

Our current   Read More