With share splits, a company is simply cutting itself up into a number of pieces, without changing its fundamental value. It wants its stock to trade in a price-per-share range that seems reasonable to investors. This can affect stock market trading in more ways than… Read More
Use tax-loss selling to offset your taxable capital gains in Canada.
Tax-loss selling (or tax-loss harvesting) occurs when you deliberately sell a security at a loss in order to offset capital gains in Canada. You can then use these losses to offset your taxable capital gains.
In… Read More
Successfully playing the stock market — like chess—is never about going for broke.
Many investors like to use analogies from sports or the military to describe their investment approach, so they’ll often use the phrase playing the stock market. But if I had to compare our… Read More
How to find the best Canadian Energy ETF to invest in: Characteristics and considerations for buying
If you want to find a high-quality Canadian energy ETF to invest in, then you need to look at the stocks it holds, its liquidity, and more
High-quality energy stocks—or resource stocks, generally—can provide you with a hedge against inflation as well as other hidden benefits,… Read More
Diversification, investment quality, and a focus on dividends are key when you’re wondering, “how do I start investing in stocks?”
So you’re wondering, “how do I start investing in stocks?”
We continue to think investors will profit most—and with the least risk—by buying shares of well-established companies… Read More
Stock investment clubs can help new investors find quality stocks and develop their own investing style. But watch out for the drawbacks.
Learning about stocks is as easy as connecting to the Internet. But if you want to further your knowledge of investing, you may find… Read More
Understanding the ins and outs of how to invest in dividend stocks in Canada will set you up for powerful returns
At TSI Network, we feel that a long-term record of a stock paying dividends gives investors a measure of safety. Dividends, after all, are much… Read More
Canadian capital gains tax is always on the minds of investors even as they deal with market downturns
There are three main forms of investment income in Canada: interest, dividends and capital gains. The government taxes each differently. Here’s a reminder of how smart investors use… Read More
Canadian stock options can generate a lot of money for your broker, but here’s seven ways they can cost you even more
Trading Canadian stock options can generate a lot of brokerage commissions, which is why some young, aggressive brokers recommend them for their clients. That’s despite… Read More