Two Canadian ETFs hold most of Canada’s best stocks

Two Canadian ETFs hold most of Canada’s best stocks

Today, we look at two Canadian ETFs that hold many of the Canadian stocks we recommend for 2019. iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index ETF and iShares Canada Select Dividend Index ETF mirror, respectively, sub-indexes holding the 60 most-heavily trades stocks and 30 of the highest-yielding dividend stocks… Read More

Six exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the major indexes

Six exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the major indexes

More and more, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are finding their way into the portfolios of investors.
That’s because, unlike many other financial innovations, they don’t load you up with heavy management fees, or tie you down with high redemption charges if you decide to get out of them… Read More

Potash Corp. & Agrium Inc. merger should pay off

Potash Corp. & Agrium Inc. merger should pay off

Agrium Inc. has now completed its merger with Potash Corp. The new combined company, Nutrien, has benefited from higher commodity prices and better-than-expected cost cutting following the merger. This industry giant has also made strategic acquisitions to further spur its earnings.

The company has raised its… Read More

Nutrien ends North African deal

Morocco mining accounts for about 21% of the country’s total exports. The country is a top producer of phosphates and more-modest volumes of gold, silver, zinc, copper and cobalt. Morocco’s mining industry operates under a well-established regulatory code that supports a stable operating environment. That… Read More

Merger savings help Nutrien expand

NUTRIEN LTD. $71 (Toronto symbol NTR; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Resources sector; Shares outstanding: 594.6 million; Market cap: $42.2 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.2; Dividend yield: 3.4%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.nutrien.com) took its current form on January 1, 2018, through the merger of Agrium (old symbol AGU) and rival… Read More