Here’s how to start a stock portfolio for maximum long-term gains

Here’s how to start a stock portfolio for maximum long-term gains

For new investors learning how to start a stock portfolio, buying high-quality stocks and diversification are key parts of the process
The fundamentals of investing are essentially the same for newcomers as they are for established, successful investors.

Are you interested in learning how to start a.. Read More

How to Buy International Stocks to Enhance and Diversify Your Portfolio

How to Buy International Stocks to Enhance and Diversify Your Portfolio

For Canadian investors wondering how to buy international stocks, ADRs, and international ETFs may be a safer option than picking individual overseas stocks
We believe most investors could benefit from holding some foreign and international investments in their portfolios for added diversification. And growing markets like… Read More

Stocks pulled back in September

The month of September saw declines in equity markets after significant gains over the previous six months. At the broad market level, the Vanguard Total World Stocks ETF (VT) lost 4.0% month over month, the Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (VOO), 4.5%, and the iShares MSCI Canada Equity ETF (EWC), 5.3%. Emerging markets also struggled,… Read More

Eat-at-home foodmakers have an edge

Consumers stocking up on canned foods and snacks as a result of COVID-19 lockdowns have pushed up the shares of all four of these foodmakers. However, for new buying, we recommend investors stick with companies that have little exposure to restaurants. Eateries may have to… Read More