Reasons to put defensive stocks in your portfolio

Reasons to put defensive stocks in your portfolio

Defensive stocks can protect your portfolio against economic or stock market downturns
Most defensive stocks are in the Consumer sector. They benefit from continuous, habitual use and have a steady core of sales, regardless of the economy and business cycles. These companies typically make products like… Read More

Keep it simple when investing in ETFs

These two ETFs scored well at the annual Thomson Reuters Lipper Fund Awards. That reflects their performance over the last three years, along with their scores in other key areas.

However, we continue to recommend investors limit their ETF selection to funds that track established… Read More

Growth Stocks: CAE ready to soar

Growth Stocks: CAE ready to soar

The flight-simulator maker is ready to build on its improving sales with help from a key acquisition and a successful restructuring plan.

CAE INC. (Toronto symbol CAE; www.cae.com) is the world’s largest maker of flight simulators for commercial airlines and… Read More

The truth about techs

When they think about investing in technology stocks, many people focus on growth. Tech stocks have produced a sizeable part of all stock-market profits in the past two decades, particularly in the late 1990s and the early part of this decade. However, it pays to… Read More