How to cut your risk in Canadian oil stocks

We continue to advise against overindulging in oil stocks. That’s because the Resource sector (including oil) is highly volatile, and no one can accurately predict future oil prices.

For instance, after rising to $115 U.S. a barrel, oil dropped 16% in the first week of… Read More

Cut your oil risk with proven producers

We continue to advise against overindulging in oil stocks. That’s because the Resource sector (including oil) is highly volatile, and no one can accurately predict future oil prices. For instance, after rising to $115 U.S. a barrel, oil dropped 16% in the first week of… Read More

Our favourite oils

We focus on oil companies with large reserves that generate dependable cash flows. We also prefer stocks that mainly operate in politically stable areas, particularly North America.

This approach has paid off, as two of our favourite oil stocks have largely escaped the current turmoil… Read More

Egyptian turmoil highlights this oil stock’s potential

Canada’s oil sands continue to face strong opposition from environmentalists. That’s mainly because the process of recovering heavy oil from the oil sands produces higher carbon emissions than conventional sources.

However, new technology has let oil stocks cut way down on their oil-sands emissions. As… Read More

Win from China’s spending spree on crude oil stocks

China Investment Corp. (CIC) continues to catch investors’ attention by making a number of big purchases in the resource sector, including crude oil stocks. CIC is the Chinese government’s “sovereign wealth fund.”

Sovereign wealth funds have been around since the 1950s. They are state-owned investment… Read More