Are blue chips your most profitable stocks?

Are blue chips your most profitable stocks?

Blue chip companies with a history of paying dividends will be among your most profitable stocks
Blue chip companies are typically defined as firms whose stocks have a national reputation for quality, reliability and the ability to operate profitably in good times and bad.

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Is Value Investing Still Relevant? Absolutely, If Done Correctly

Is value investing still relevant? Value investing has been used by many investors, in conjunction with other investment considerations, to profit over long periods
Is value investing still relevant? Yes—and here are some tips on how to do it successfully:

Value stocks are generally good bargains,… Read More

Q: Thanks for your ongoing guidance. Could you please offer your view on the Vanguard Value ETF (VTV)? Does it complement the Vanguard Growth ETF (VUG), which you recommend? Thanks!

A: The Vanguard Value ETF, $106.79, symbol VTV on New York (Units outstanding: 475.3 million; Market cap: $51.1 billion; www.vanguard.com) focuses on large-cap value stocks, using the following ratios to identify value: book value to price, forward earnings (estimates) to price, historic earnings to price,… Read More

11 tips for picking TSX blue chip stocks to make profits

11 tips for picking TSX blue chip stocks to make profits

TSX blue chip stocks are key components of successful investor portfolios
TSX blue chip stocks are well-established companies with attractive business prospects on the Toronto Stock Exchange, like Bank of Montreal (TSE: BMO), RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: REI.UN), and Enbridge (TSE: ENB). Well-established firms… Read More

Long-term value investing tips—and traps to avoid

Long-term value investing tips—and traps to avoid

Long-term value investing is a key part of building a balanced and diversified portfolio
The core of the long-term value investing approach is identifying well-financed companies that are established in their businesses and have a history of earnings and dividends. They are likely to survive any… Read More