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

How to spot the best Canadian oil stocks

Oil prices fell from their July 2008 peak of $148 U.S. a barrel to just under $40 U.S. in February 2009. Prices have roughly doubled since then, and oil now trades at about $84 U.S. a barrel.

We think oil prices could rise even further if… Read More

This Canadian oil stock’s looking to tap into Iraqi oil

Iraq’s instability has weighed heavily on its oil exports. That’s caused many oil companies, including some Canadian oil stocks, to hold off on investing in the country.

However, the situation has presented some real bargains for foreign firms willing to take larger interests in Iraq… Read More

How one big idea can hurt your portfolio investing results

At Successful Investor Wealth Management, we sometimes get questions from investors who are looking for one great stock pick, or one big idea, that can quickly make them rich.

Beginning investors often start their portfolio investing with these types of ideas. Some aim to stumble… Read More

Imperial is still our top oil stock

Oil prices are rising again, but it’s unlikely they will soon match or exceed the record highs they hit in 2008. Over the long-term, we feel the best way for conservative investors to profit from volatile energy prices is with integrated oil producers like Imperial… Read More