Wall Street Stock Forecaster Hotline – Friday, January 23, 2015

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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORP., $155.87, New York symbol IBM, reported better-than-expected earnings this week. But that’s mainly due to cost cuts, as demand for… Read More

Fund buys for North American growth

FIDELITY TRUE NORTH FUND $24.80 (CWA Rating: Conservative) (Fidelity Investments Canada, 483 Bay St., Suite 200, Toronto, Ont. M5G 2N7. 1-800-263-4077; Web site: www.fidelity.ca. Load fund — available from brokers) invests in companies that the managers see as undervalued. They base their judgments on fundamentals,… Read More

Fidelity buys for North American gains

FIDELITY CANADIAN LARGE CAP FUND $24.05 (CWA Rating: Conservative) (Fidelity Investments Canada, 483 Bay St., Suite 200, Toronto, Ont. M5G 2N7. 1-800-263-4077; Web site: www.fidelity.ca. Load fund — available from brokers) mainly invests in large firms, like those on the S&P/TSX 60 index, although it… Read More

Fund buys for a North American rebound

FIDELITY GROWTH AMERICA FUND $11.98 (CWA Rating: Conservative) (Fidelity Investments Canada, 483 Bay St., Suite 200, Toronto, Ont. M5G 2N7. 1-800-263-4077; Web site: www.fidelity.ca., load fund — available from brokers) uses a broad “bottom-up” approach to identify undervalued companies using fundamentals, such as earnings, dividend… Read More

A Large-cap Fund We Like

FIDELITY CANADIAN LARGE CAP FUND $17.11 (CWA Rating: Conservative) (Fidelity Investments Canada, 483 Bay St., Suite 200, Toronto, Ont. M5G 2N7. 1-800-263-4077; Web site: www.fidelity.ca. Load fund — available from brokers) invests mostly in large-sized firms like those on the S&P/TSX Index, although it may… Read More

Two Large-cap Fund Buys from Fidelity Investments

FIDELITY GROWTH AMERICA FUND $18.32 (CWA Rating: Conservative) (Fidelity Investments Canada, 483 Bay St., Suite 200, Toronto, Ont. M5G 2N7. 1-800-263-4077; Web site: www.fidelity.ca. Load fund — available from brokers) uses a broad “bottom-up” approach to identify undervalued companies using fundamentals such as earnings, dividend… Read More

Large-cap Funds With a Canadian Focus

TRIMARK CANADIAN FUND $18.44 (CWA Rating: Aggressive) (AIM Funds Management Inc., 5140 Yonge Street, Suite 900, Toronto, Ontario M2N 6X7. 1-800-631- 7008; Website: www.aimfunds.ca. Buy or sell through brokers.) uses a bottom-up stock-picking style (using fundamentals such as earnings, cash flow and low debt) that… Read More

Fidelity Focus Consumer Industries Fund $17.03

FIDELITY FOCUS CONSUMER INDUSTRIES FUND $17.03 (CWA Rating: Aggressive) (Fidelity Investments Canada, 483 Bay St., Suite 200, Toronto, Ont. M5G 2N7. 1-800-263-4077; Web site: www.fidelity.ca. Load fund — available from brokers) invests mainly in U.S. consumer goods and services companies. Consumer spending is a key… Read More

These Fidelity Funds Focus on Sectors

Here are three Fidelity funds that hold much of their portfolios in one specific sector. We generally advise against investing in funds that concentrate in one economic sector. For example, a fund concentrating in financial services is particularly vulnerable to any setbacks in that sector,… Read More

Good Time to Buy These Two U.S. Funds

TRIMARK U.S. COMPANIES FUND $4.85 (CWA Rating: Conservative) (AIM Funds Management, 5140 Yonge Street, Suite 900, Toronto, Ontario M2N 6X7. 1-800-631-7008; Website: www.aimfunds.ca. Buy or sell through brokers.) uses a value-based approach to select U.S. companies that the managers see as inexpensive in relation to… Read More