Theme Investing: Trendy Stocks Will Not Always Lead to Profits

Theme Investing: Trendy Stocks Will Not Always Lead to Profits

Theme investing, particularly when snatched from the latest headlines, may seem appealing—but more often than not will lead to poor returns
Theme investors zero in on something that’s going on in the world—in business, politics, technology or society as a whole—and try to cash in… Read More

The Best Bank Stocks for Dividends: Knowing the Big Five

The Best Bank Stocks for Dividends: Knowing the Big Five

We’ve long recommended that most Canadian investors own two or more of the Big Five Canadian bank stocks—Bank of Nova Scotia, Bank of Montreal, CIBC, TD Bank and Royal Bank — because they are some of the best stocks for dividends
Banks remain key lower-risk investments… Read More

What are blue chip companies?

What are blue chip companies?

A blue chip company definition and some examples of blue chip companies we recommend
You may be surprised to find out that the root of the term “blue chip” stems from the game of poker, as the blue chips represent the highest value. At TSI Network,… Read More

The Bottom-Up Investing Approach is better than Top-Down Investing

The Bottom-Up Investing Approach is better than Top-Down Investing

Investors practicing bottom-up investing focus on a company’s fundamentals, and not predictions of what may happen in an industry or the economy
We think that most investors are far better off with “bottom-up investing” as opposed to “top-down investing.” Bottom-up is where you look closely at… Read More