10 tips for successful investing in Canadian energy stocks

10 tips for successful investing in Canadian energy stocks

Canadian energy stocks can add fuel to a balanced portfolio
Investing in Canadian energy stocks could provide attractive long-term returns for your portfolio. As well, we recommend that most investors maintain some exposure to the Resources sector—and energy stocks—as part of a well-balanced portfolio.
The best energy… Read More

Blue Chip Stocks: CP efficiency program rolls on

Blue Chip Stocks: CP efficiency program rolls on

U.S. President Donald Trump’s plan to renegotiate the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), along with the possibility of new tariffs, could hurt cross-border traffic for Canada’s main railways. However, it seems Trump is mainly concerned about U.S. trade with Mexico rather than Canada.Meanwhile, CP… Read More

TransCanada; high TSI Dividend Sustainability

 Recently, TSI Dividend Advisor reported on TransCanada’s completed acquisition of U.S.-based Columbia Pipeline Group. Combined with other projects underway, Columbia’s operations have spurred the company’s revenue and earnings, and should  give TransCanada more cash for dividends.

TRANSCANADA CORP. $61 (Toronto symbol TRP; Income-Growth Dividend Payer… Read More

How to find the best dividend ETF

How to find the best dividend ETF

The best dividend ETF can lead to high yields and add stability to your portfolio
The best dividend ETF will practice “passive” fund management, in contrast to the “active” management that conventional mutual funds or some new ETFs provide at much higher costs.
As a result of… Read More

Strong Sustainability for Pfizer dividend

For our December issue of TSI Dividend Advisor we reported on Pfizer’s research spending and recent acquisitions. They will contribute significantly to its future growth.

PFIZER INC. $31 (New York symbol PFE; Income Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares o/s: 6.1 billion; Market cap: $189.1 billion;… Read More

What do playing the stock market and chess have in common?

Successfully playing the stock market—like chess—is never about going for broke.

Many investors like to use analogies from sports or the military to describe their investment approach, so they’ll often use the phrase playing the stock market. But if I had to compare our… Read More

The Ins and Outs of Capital Gains Tax for Investors

The Ins and Outs of Capital Gains Tax for Investors

Capital gains occur when an investor sells an asset. To calculate capital gains, the total of the adjusted cost base (ACB) is subtracted from the proceeds of the sale. The adjusted cost base of the shares is equal to the cost of the shares plus… Read More