3 Growth Investing Strategies: Two we like—one we don’t

3 Growth Investing Strategies: Two we like—one we don’t

Growth investing can be beneficial to your portfolio returns—but not every strategy is money in the bank.
To profit from growth stocks, you need to pick stocks with clear growth prospects and not simply momentum stocks with uncertain futures. Chosen wisely, high-quality, growth-oriented stocks can be… Read More

Is buying stock options a good investment strategy?

Is buying stock options a good investment strategy?

Buying stock options makes your broker happy, but your wallet might feel differently
Stock options are investment products that give you the right but not the obligation to buy a stock for a fixed price, within a fixed time period.

Buying stock options generates a lot of… Read More

Is it Too Late to Invest in Canadian Marijuana Stocks?

Is it Too Late to Invest in Canadian Marijuana Stocks?

Individual Canadian marijuana stocks may move higher on momentum but they need significant revenue growth to justify their huge market caps
Share prices for many Canadian marijuana stocks  soared just ahead of 2018 legalization in Canada, but they’ve since seen sharp declines. Still, the speculative appeal… Read More

Here are three key updates for your portfolio: Briggs & Stratton Corp., Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. and Alliant Energy Corp.

BRIGGS & STRATTON CORP. $2.28 is still a hold. The company (New York symbol BGG; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 42.5 million; Market cap: $96.9 million; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.1; Dividend suspended in March 2020; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk; www.briggsandstratton.com) makes lawnmower engines, portable power… Read More

Cintas offers you strong rebound potential

Cintas investors already expect the COVID-19 pandemic to hurt demand for the company’s uniform services, particularly from restaurants and hotels.
However, invests will benefit from higher demand for uniforms, including scrubs, from hospitals and healthcare providers. That should help offset reduced demand elsewhere. The outbreak should… Read More

Archer Daniels lifts your income

ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND CO. $33 is a buy. This company (New York symbol ADM; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares o/s: 556.7 million; Market cap: $18.4 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.3; Divd. yield: 4.4%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.adm.com) is a leading processor of corn, wheat, soybeans,… Read More

Fast-food still a good pick for your portfolio

In response to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, these four fast-food operators have closed their dine-in areas. However, they continue to serve customers with take-out and drive-thru facilities. Recent investments in their home-delivery operations have proven timely, as those upgrades are now helping them cope as… Read More