Here’s how to find the top copper mining stocks

Here’s how to find the top copper mining stocks

How to identify the top copper mining stocks—and how to best to fit them into your portfolio
Stocks of firms that produce oil and base metals, including copper, generally have higher dividend yields than, say, gold stocks. As well, they’re usually much cheaper than gold stocks… Read More

Q: Pat, I would like your opinion on Algoma Central Corp. (ALC). It has been a few years since you have commented on it. They have recently purchased new tankers and announced that they are fully booked for the season.

A: Algoma Central Corp., $13.04, symbol ALC on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 38.4 million; Market cap: $500.8 million; www.algonet.com), owns and operates Canada’s largest domestic fleet of vessels operating on the Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Waterway. This includes self-unloading, dry-bulk carriers; dry-bulk carriers; and tankers for liquid… Read More

Real-return Bonds and How They Compare to Regular Bonds

Real-return Bonds and How They Compare to Regular Bonds

Real-return bonds pay a return adjusted for inflation. But when you buy a real-return bond, you are only protecting yourself against unanticipated rises in inflation.
Real-return bonds pay you a rate of return that’s adjusted for inflation, but that’s not always as promising as it seems.

When… Read More