Selecting the best Canadian funds for your portfolio

Selecting the best Canadian funds for your portfolio

The best Canadian funds are ETFs or specialized mutual funds that aim to equal the performance of a Canadian market index
Canadian funds, specifically, index funds, are among the better financial innovations to come along in the past few decades.

The best Canadian funds do show better long-run… Read More

Spinoffs & Takeovers Hotline – Friday, May 22, 2020

TRISURA GROUP LTD., $49.00, symbol TSU on Toronto, is a provider of higher-margin specialty insurance in three areas: Risk Solutions provides warranties for manufactured products; Surety Insurance guarantees that specific tasks are completed; and Corporate Insurance and Reinsurance offers policies to professionals to cover malpractice… Read More

Q: Hi, Pat. I know it’s not a defensive play, but what about The Trade Desk (TTD)? Thanks.

A: The Trade Desk, Inc. $301.26, symbol TTD on Nasdaq (Shares outstanding: 40.9 million; Market cap: $13.8 billion; www.thetradedesk.com), operates a self-service, cloud-based digital-advertising platform where clients make their purchases across various formats and devices.

The Trade Desk is headquartered in Ventura, California, and has 1,200 employees… Read More

Get a 5.6% yield from Canadian Tire Corp.

Get a 5.6% yield from Canadian Tire Corp.

Improved sales of automotive parts and sporting goods led to an 18.4% revenue boost for this company during the most-recent quarter.

A series of recent casual wear, sportswear, and party supplies acquisitions continues to enhance the firm’s ability to compete effectively against big U.S. chains and… Read More