Q: Pat, I may want to invest 10% to 15% of my portfolio into flow-through shares. It looks like a great way to buy junior resources companies at a discount. Please tell me specifically about CMP’s 2018 Flow-Through Resource Limited Partnership. Thanks.

A: Flow-through limited partnerships developed out of a Canadian government plan to encourage the exploration and development of the country’s natural resources. Under the plan, companies involved in oil and gas, mining and base metals and other natural resource industries are permitted to fully deduct… Read More

Norway’s fund reevaluates assets

At $1 trillion U.S. in assets, Norway’s sovereign wealth fund made headlines in November 2017 with the news it would consider selling its oil and gas stocks over time. Those stocks make up around 3.6% of the fund’s total assets.
Environmental groups in the Scandinavian country—itself… Read More

Smart acquisitions power this stock’s high yield

Smart acquisitions power this stock’s high yield

Long-term security is the key to this Canadian stock’s successful acquisition strategy.

The company buys profitable utilities that can make immediate contributions to revenue, like the Missouri-based electric utility it bought a year ago. Plus, it sells clean energy through long-term guaranteed government contracts. Its shares… Read More