Scott Clayton

Scott is an associate editor at TSI Network. He is the lead reporter and analyst for Dividend Advisor, Stock Pickers Digest and Canadian Wealth Advisor and a member of the Investment Planning Committee. Scott began his investment and financial career working with Pat McKeough at The Investment Reporter in the 1980s. Subsequently, he worked at the Financial Post Corporation Service for 10 years. He joined TSI Network in 1998. He is a Bachelor of Economics graduate of York University, and he also has an M.B.A. from the Schulich School of Business.

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An Average Down Stock Strategy Can Just Add to Costly Mistakes

An Average Down Stock Strategy Can Just Add to Costly Mistakes

We recommend an averaging in over an average down stock investment strategy. Averaging in lets you add more of stocks that have sound prospects. Averaging down often does just the opposite.

“Averaging down” and “averaging in” sound similar, and their meaning is similar as well. Both… Read More

Trading Penny Stocks comes with lots of ways to lose money

If you think you can make big money trading penny stocks, think again. These shares rarely have significant investment value.

Penny stocks are often traded “over the counter” or on the “pink sheets” (a holdover term from when over-the-counter stock quotes were printed on pink paper),… Read More

Finding the Best Energy Dividend Stocks for Your Portfolio

Finding the Best Energy Dividend Stocks for Your Portfolio

The energy industry can help provide a hedge against inflation, and top energy dividend stocks offer current income—as well as a history of success and modern technology for future growth.

Energy dividend stocks can play a role in your portfolio as a hedge against inflation, and… Read More