Get exposed to the best growth companies in America and abroad

Get exposed to the best growth companies in America and abroad

Canadians are often blocked from buying U.S.-registered mutual funds unless those funds are also registered with provincial securities commissions.

However, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) listed on U.S. stock exchanges are available and generally offer lower fees.

Vanguard is one of the world’s largest investment management companies and offers… Read More

Get a 4.9% yield from Power Corp.

Get a 4.9% yield from Power Corp.

Investors value simplicity over complexity in their stock purchases, which is one reason why this firm reorganized to simplify its structure. Even so, a “holding company discount” (the tendency of holding companies to trade for less than the total value of their assets) remains.

We… Read More

Get a 3.1% yield from ARC Resources

Get a 3.1% yield from ARC Resources

Oil and gas stocks have risen as the U.S. and other economies recover. But before prices climbed, this firm took advantage of the weakness to buy a major property at a low price.

Meanwhile the shares trade at just 4 times their forecast cash flow… Read More

High debt load grounds Bombardier Inc.

High debt load grounds Bombardier Inc.

COVID-19 sharply reduced global deliveries of new business jets. That’s starting to change as the economy recovers and as private air travel demand is expected to rise.

Still, a recovery to pre-COVID-19 sales levels will take several years.

BOMBARDIER INC. (Toronto symbols BBD.A and BBD.B; www.bombardier.com) now… Read More

Earnings jumped 14.4% at Procter & Gamble Co.

Earnings jumped 14.4% at Procter & Gamble Co.

The importance of brands to consumer companies like this one can’t be overstated, especially when strong COVID-19 demand for its hygiene and cleaning products continues to fuel earnings and dividends.

Improved sales led to an 8.2% jump in revenue during the quarter ended December 31, 2020.

Meanwhile,… Read More