Q: Pat: What do you think of Dream Global REIT? It has a good dividend and offers international diversification in the real estate business.

A: Dream Global REIT, $11.05, symbol DRG.UN on Toronto (Units outstanding: 175.1 million; Market cap: $1.9 billion; www.dream.ca/global), is a Canadian real estate investment trust that focuses on investing outside the country. It aims to grow by acquiring various types of properties in certain European… Read More

Laurentian Bank offers high dividend yield

Laurentian Bank offers high dividend yield

This Canadian continues to increase its earnings and expand its Internet operations outside of Quebec, but strong competition from the Big Five may frustrate its growth.

LAURENTIAN BANK OF CANADA (Toronto symbol LB; www.laurentianbank.ca)is Canada’s eight-largest publicly traded bank, with total assets of $43.1 billion.

Laurentian Bank… Read More