12 Pro Investment Rules to Increase Your Wealth

12 Pro Investment Rules to Increase Your Wealth

Some investment rules of thumb will help your portfolio, but others will cost you money. Here’s how to tell the difference.
You can find all sorts of investment rules of thumb that tell you when to buy or sell. Most are based on chart-reading or technical… Read More

How to Buy International Stocks to Enhance and Diversify Your Portfolio

How to Buy International Stocks to Enhance and Diversify Your Portfolio

For Canadian investors wondering how to buy international stocks, ADRs, and international ETFs may be a safer option than picking individual overseas stocks
We believe most investors could benefit from holding some foreign and international investments in their portfolios for added diversification. And growing markets like… Read More

Three growth investing strategies: Two we like—one we don’t

Three growth investing strategies: Two we like—one we don’t

Growth investing can be beneficial to your portfolio returns—but not every strategy is money in the bank.
To profit from growth stocks, you need to pick stocks with clear growth prospects and not simply momentum stocks with uncertain futures. Chosen wisely, high-quality, growth-oriented stocks can be… Read More

3 Growth Investing Strategies: Two we like—one we don’t

3 Growth Investing Strategies: Two we like—one we don’t

Growth investing can be beneficial to your portfolio returns—but not every strategy is money in the bank.
To profit from growth stocks, you need to pick stocks with clear growth prospects and not simply momentum stocks with uncertain futures. Chosen wisely, high-quality, growth-oriented stocks can be… Read More

TD remains a solid pick in turbulent times

The economic uncertainty caused by COVID-19 has forced TD, and other big banks, to increase the funds it sets aside for possible loan defaults. While that has hurt its current earnings, the bank can comfortably absorb these charges. As well, regulators have relaxed their capitalization… Read More

Enjoy a 5.5% yield from Toronto-Dominion Bank

Enjoy a 5.5% yield from Toronto-Dominion Bank

The company is selling its online brokerage firm to a competitor in an all-stock takeover deal.

Meanwhile it boasts a track record of increasing its dividend for investors by 9.1% each year over the past 5 years.

TORONTO-DOMINION BANK, (Toronto symbol TD; www.td.com) owns roughly 43% of… Read More

How Corporate Spinoffs Are Different From New Stock Issues

How Corporate Spinoffs Are Different From New Stock Issues

New corporate spinoffs are often the target for value seekers, while new stock issues often pose problems
You can contrast corporate spinoffs with new stock issues, which is when a company first sells shares to the public.

The two situations are like two sides of a coin—one… Read More