Here are five tips for finding the best junior mining stocks

Here are five tips for finding the best junior mining stocks

Even the best junior mining stocks are risky—so it’s important to take steps to minimize that risk.
A key part of our Successful investor approach is for investors to spread their stock portfolio out across most if not all of the five main economic sectors (Manufacturing… Read More

Pat: We are looking for stable income and came across this REIT: Artis Real Estate Investment Trust, AX.UN. Its dividend is higher than others, but how sustainable is it? Can you comment on this REIT? Thanks.

A: Artis REIT, $13.15, symbol AX.UN on Toronto (Units outstanding: 149.3 million; Market cap: $2.0 billion; www.artisreit.com), owns 25.4 million square feet of industrial (43%), office (43%) and retail (14%) space.

Those properties are in Alberta (19% of the total), Manitoba (15%), Saskatchewan (6%), B.C. (3%),… Read More

How blue chip dividends can give you higher portfolio returns

How blue chip dividends can give you higher portfolio returns

Blue chip dividends are a key part of successful investing
The best blue chips offer both capital gains growth potential and regular income through blue chip dividends. The dividend yield is certainly one of the most concrete indicators of a sound investment. It is the percentage… Read More