Are High-Yield Penny Stocks Worth Investing In?

Penny stocks are rarely the high-yield investments that some aggressive investors think they can be. Instead of putting too much money into penny stocks, investors will benefit the most by seeking shares of high-quality companies with a history of paying a consistent dividend
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Growth Stocks: Russel Metals manages long-term debt

Russel Metals says its dividend is sustainable despite low oil prices and weaker demand for its products. Sound management of its long-term debt contributes to the positive outlook.

RUSSEL METALS (Toronto symbol RUS; is one of North America’s largest metal distributors, serving… Read More

Blue Chip Stocks: Network upgrades hike BCE earnings

BCE Inc. continues to benefit from upgrades to its wireless, Internet and TV networks. These improvements have helped it attract new customers and increase its revenue, earnings and dividend.

BCE INC.(Toronto symbol BCE; is Canada’s largest telephone provider, with 6.7 million… Read More

11 tips for picking the best blue chip investments

Blue chip investments are key components of successful investor portfolios

Blue chip investments are well-established companies with attractive business prospects. Well-established firms have the asset size and the financial clout—including solid balance sheets and strong earnings and cash flow—to weather market downturns or… Read More

DRIP investing pluses and minuses

DRIP investing helps you save on commissions and reinvest your dividends in more shares.

Dividend reinvestment plans, or DRIPs, are plans some companies offer to allow shareholders to receive additional shares in lieu of cash dividends. DRIPs bypass brokers, so shareholders save… Read More

How index mutual funds backfire

Index mutual funds can provide a low-cost way to invest in the stock market. However, they have disadvantages and there are better alternatives.

Index mutual funds are among the better financial innovations to come along in the past few decades. These are specialized mutual… Read More