High-quality REITs can boost your returns

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) can play a useful role in well-balanced, income-seeking portfolios. Not only can they provide regular and stable income streams, but they can also deliver capital gains. In addition, they can add diversification, reducing the overall risk and volatility of the… Read More

Hold the top North American REITs

The best real estate investment trusts (REITs) have good management and balance sheets strong enough to weather an economic downturn. They also have high-quality tenants. The best ones still do well despite economic slowdowns, and they have also taken advantage of low interest rates to… Read More

Simple ways to cut your REIT risk

We feel the best way to cut your risk when investing in real estate investment trusts (REITs) is to focus on those with high-quality tenants that operate in a wide variety of industries. This could include office buildings or shopping centres.
That way, if a particular… Read More

REIT Investing Is A Smart Way to Invest In Canadian Real Estate

REIT Investing Is A Smart Way to Invest In Canadian Real Estate

REIT investing: Real estate investment trusts can provide a stable, profitable way of investing in real estate
Top-quality REITs are among the most stable and highest-yielding real estate investments. That’s because many REITs hold high-quality, non-depleting assets, and have taken advantage of low interest rates to… Read More

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

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

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) may have a place in your portfolio. 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. Instead, they give… Read More

Little room to grow for private liquor store operators

Every Monday we feature “A Stock to Sell” as our daily post. We give you a full explanation of why we advise against investing in it at this time.

Liquor Stores N.A. Ltd. (symbol LIQ on Toronto; www.liquorstoresna.ca) is North America’s largest private liquor store… Read More

Focus on small cities limits this REIT

Every Monday we feature “A Stock to Sell” as our daily post. With every stock or investment we recommend as a sell, we give you a full explanation of why we advise against investing in it at this time. In today’s article we have two… Read More

Two Canadian ETFs that profit from rising markets

Most U.S. markets have risen lately, while Canada’s resource-heavy Toronto Stock Exchange has lagged. But as always, both remain subject to unexpected downturns.

One way to profit from rising markets is to add exchange traded funds (ETFs) that track major stock indexes to your portfolio… Read More