High-yielding income fund is Canada’s packaging leader

High-yielding income fund is Canada’s packaging leader

Pat McKeough recently replied to a Member of his Inner Circle who asked about one of Canada’s remaining income trusts. The largest packaging distributor in Canada, this company chose to retain its trust structure despite the government’s 2011 decision to end tax breaks for income… Read More

Q: Pat: I have around 20 ounces of gold in gold bars that my late father gave me. However, I am not keen on holding physical gold as I need to keep it in a costly safety deposit box. Also, it does not produce any revenue, and selling it can be complicated. Are there any solid dividend paying gold/mining companies that you would recommend as a replacement that would rise in value if the price of gold goes up? Thank you.

A: Our favourite stock for conservative investors who want to own a gold stock is Wall Street Stock Forecaster recommendation Newmont Mining, $37.88, symbol NEM on New York (Shares outstanding: 533.3 million; Market cap: $20.4 billion; www.newmont.com).

Newmont is poised to take over as the world’s… Read More

Is Silver a Good Investment? Only If You Invest Carefully

Is Silver a Good Investment? Only If You Invest Carefully

Is silver a good investment? Only if you target silver ETFs or silver mining stocks, and follow these mining investing tips.
Is silver a good investment? Conservative investors should limit their total silver investments, as they would with any volatile commodity investment, including gold. Further, silver… Read More

3 tips to improve your aggressive investing success

3 tips to improve your aggressive investing success

Aggressive investing involves higher levels of risk—but there are ways to cut that risk.

If you want to diversify your portfolio with aggressive stocks, you’ll first want to understand the chances you take. Aggressive investing is only suitable for investors who can accept substantial risk. You… Read More

20 tips for investing in TSX mining stocks for maximum gains

20 tips for investing in TSX mining stocks for maximum gains

TSX mining stocks are on the aggressive end of the investing spectrum—here’s how to cut their risk.

We think most investors should consider investing at least part of their portfolios in TSX mining stocks. Examples of TSX mining stocks include Hudbay Minerals (TSX symbol HBM) and… Read More

20 tips for successful investing in mining stocks

20 tips for successful investing in mining stocks

Profits from mining stocks were generally harder to come by in 2017, which makes following these 20 tips all the more important
We still believe most investors should consider investing in mining stocks as part of a diversified portfolio.

Mining stocks are investments in companies that produce or… Read More