Jim Bates

Jim Bates

Jim is an associate editor at TSI Network. He is the lead reporter and analyst for The Successful Investor and Wall Street Stock Forecaster and a member of the Investment Planning Committee. Jim has held the Chartered Financial Analyst designation since 1992. Jim worked at the Financial Post DataGroup from 1988 to 2000 before joining TSI Network. He has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University to Toronto.

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Growth Stocks: CAE ready to soar

Growth Stocks: CAE ready to soar

The flight-simulator maker is ready to build on its improving sales with help from a key acquisition and a successful restructuring plan.

CAE INC. (Toronto symbol CAE; www.cae.com) is the world’s largest maker of flight simulators for commercial airlines and… Read More

Energy stocks: Precision Drilling Corp. set for a rebound

Energy stocks: Precision Drilling Corp. set for a rebound

Rising oil prices have spurred demand for this drilling company.
PRECISION DRILLING CORP. (Toronto symbol PD; www.precisiondrilling.com) provides contract drilling services to land-based oil and gas producers, mainly in North America. It operates 253 rigs.

Your future with energy stocks
As oil prices recover, are you positioned to… Read More

Rising oil prices set to lift ShawCor

Rising oil prices set to lift ShawCor

This oil-industry supplier is sitting on an order backlog of $606 million, with rising oil prices set to increase production and demand.
In 2017, OPEC plans to cut oil production by about 4.5%. That should help reduce the supply of oil and stabilize prices. It… Read More