What are stock investment clubs?

What are stock investment clubs?

Stock investment clubs can help new investors find quality stocks and help them develop their own investing style. But watch out for the drawbacks.
In 2017, learning about stocks is as easy as connecting to the Internet. But if you want to further your knowledge of investing,… Read More

How to decide which Canadian bank stocks are best for you

How to decide which Canadian bank stocks are best for you

Canadian bank stocks have long been one of our top choices for growth and income.
We’ve long recommended that all Canadian investors own two or more of the Big Five Canadian bank stocks—Bank of Nova Scotia, Bank of Montreal, CIBC, TD Bank and Royal Bank. That’s… Read More

Two big risks of Canadian penny stocks you can avoid

Two big risks of Canadian penny stocks you can avoid

Canadian penny stocks can be riskier than other investments, and if investors aren’t careful, early success can actually lead to a big loss.
The appeal of Canadian penny stocks is no different in July 2017 than it was in July 2007: Investors are looking to add to the… Read More

Canada’s new marijuana laws don’t make Canadian Marijuana stocks a ‘buy’

Canada’s new marijuana laws don’t make Canadian Marijuana stocks a ‘buy’

Why the introduction of new marijuana laws doesn’t change our opinion of Canadian Marijuana stocks
In the ramp up to Canada’s legalization of recreational cannabis use, readers are increasingly interested in related investment opportunities. While the federal government’s new legislation has already spurred marijuana production, we believe investors should remain… Read More

How to pick the best Canadian index funds

How to pick the best Canadian index funds

Canadian index mutual funds were among the better financial innovations to come along in the past few decades, but in 2017, ETFs may well have eclipsed them.
Canadian index mutual funds are specialized mutual funds that aim to equal the performance of a Canadian market index,… Read More

How to profitably pick stocks from TSX listings

How to profitably pick stocks from TSX listings

Our investing recommendations are the same for TSX listings as they are on other stock exchanges—here’s how to choose wisely
To succeed as an investor, you need to be able to “cut through the noise”. That is, you need to sort through the news to… Read More