Keyword: Growth stocks

Earn that designation by having at least a better-than-average rate of growth over 10 years or more in a field of endeavor which is expanding as fast as or faster than the economy as a whole. The premier growth stocks are the predominant company within their industries, are diversified geographically, have a large asset base, a sound balance sheet and a management team with proven expertise. These admittedly high standards should be kept in mind when sorting out concept and glamour stocks from growth stocks. (See also Concept Stocks and Glamour Stocks.)

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5 Canadian conglomerate stocks

ValueTrend portfolio manager Keith Richards ( takes note of five of the larger conglomerate stocks in Canada. He offers a brief bio of their divisions, and (of course!) a technical   Read More