US 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

Safety Abroad

Look beyond North America’s borders and benefit from ADR investing

ADRs, or American Depositary Receipts make it easy for you to buy overseas companies and provide you with an extra measure   Read More

Oil Patch

World markets currently less desirable than developed markets, where some of the best opportunities lie in the oil patch..

March was a volatile month for the markets, with worries over global   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

Follow the money

Some of my research involves sentiment indicators, which measure the level of bullish or bearish behavior by two distinct groups of investors.

One group, sometimes referred to as the “smart   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

How to Measure Trends

– Ken Norquay, CMT


 

Is there an economic indicator that can help the average investor sort out the long-term ups and downs of the financial markets?


In my book, Beyond the Bull,   Read More

A quality energy infrastructure buy

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

Veresen is the former Fort Chicago Energy Partners L.P., and is principally invested in the energy   Read More

Healthy Returns

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

 
– John Stephenson, CFA For better or for worse, Obamacare is now the law of the land in the   Read More

Better returns in world markets

Money Reporter, MPL Communications Inc.
133 Richmond St.W., Toronto, ON, M5H 3M8. 1-800-804-8846
 
Canada and the TSE are only a small part of the world markets picture, which is one reason we   Read More

ADRs for Industry Access

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

  
American Depositary Receipts diversify your portfolio, reduce risk and give you industry access.

Since we last updated   Read More

Canadian equity market improving

Money Reporter, MPL Communications Inc.
133 Richmond St.W., Toronto, ON, M5H 3M8. 1-800-804-8846
You may have to take a long-term perspective to see it, but the Canadian equity market is gradually improving.   Read More

Barrick Gold remains a hold

The Investment Reporter,, MPL Communications Inc.
133 Richmond St.W., Toronto, ON, M5H 3M8. 1-800-804-8846
Key stock Barrick Gold is earning far less these days. It angered big investors by issuing 163.5 million   Read More

Bottom Fishing

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

With financial markets focused on recent events in Washington – specifically the federal government slowdown and looming debt ceiling   Read More

ETFs: Their pros and cons

Canadian Mutual Fund Adviser, MPL Communications Inc.
133 Richmond St.W., Toronto, ON, M5H 3M8. 1-800-804-8846

Though many investors believe that equities will, over time, outperform fixed-income investments, they still fear the stock   Read More