Q: Hi. I am wondering what your opinion is on this company: Alexco Resource. I look forward to your feedback. Thank you.

A: Alexco Resource Corp., $1.57, symbol AXR on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 110.5 million; Market cap: $152.5 million; www.alexcoresource.com), owns the majority of the historic high-grade Keno Hill Silver District in Canada’s Yukon Territory.

The company also operates Alexco Environmental Group, a provider of mine-related environmental services,… Read More



We last wrote about TD Science & Technology Fund in 2010. That was before the strong emergence of ETFs as a low-cost alternative to mutual funds and their pricey active management.

June 2010

TD SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY FUND $15.13 (CWA Rating: Aggressive) (TD Asset Management, P.O. Box 7500, Station… Read More

Canon’s main businesses still suffering

CANON INC. ADRs $38 (New York symbol CAJ; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; ADRs o/s: 1.1 billion; Market cap: $42.9 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.2; Divd. yield: 3.2%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.canon.com) completed its $5.9 billion purchase of Toshiba’s medical equipment unit in… Read More