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TMX GROUP LTD. $139 is a hold. The company (Toronto symbol X; Finance sector; Shares outstanding: 55.6 million; Market cap: $7.7 billion; Dividend yield: 2.4%; Takeover Target Rating: Medium; www.tmx.com) owns Canada’s two primary stock exchanges, the Toronto Stock Exchange and the Montreal Exchange, as well as clearing entities… Read More

Yamana gives you an extra boost

YAMANA GOLD $5.11 is a precious metal buy. The gold miner (Toronto symbol YRI; Resources Sector; Shares outstanding: 950.4 million; Market cap: $4.9 billion; Dividend yield: 1.0%; Takeover Target Rating: Highest; www.yamana.com) lets you tap six gold mines, in Canada, Brazil, Chile and Argentina. It also holds 20.5% of… Read More

A great way to profit from China

In 1987, Yum! Brands became the first U.S. fast-food company to enter China. By 2015, that market was supplying half of its overall sales and a third of its earnings.

In November 2016, the company spun off those Chinese operations as Yum China. Now an… Read More