Jim Bates

Jim is an associate editor at TSI Network. He is the lead reporter and analyst for The Successful Investor and Wall Street Stock Forecaster and a member of the Investment Planning Committee. Jim has held the Chartered Financial Analyst designation since 1992. Jim worked at the Financial Post DataGroup from 1988 to 2000 before joining TSI Network. He has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto.

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Tech stock is well-equipped for further growth

Tech stock is well-equipped for further growth

Strategic acquisitions and new product development both spur growth for this stock.

The company made three key acquisitions in 2018 that bring valuable additions to its specialized testing equipment, particularly in the medical field. Revenue rose in the most recent quarter and earnings per share jumped… Read More

Efficient chipmaker continues to raise dividend

Efficient chipmaker continues to raise dividend

This chipmaker continues to benefit from increased efficiencies and productive research spending.

The company is a leader in analog chips. Investments in equipment upgrades have helped boost earnings, which jumped 22% in the most recent quarter. A strong balance sheet supports its research as well… Read More