The Successful Investor Hotline – Friday, January 22, 2010

MDS INC., $8.30, Toronto symbol MDS, hopes to complete the sale of its MDS Analytical Technologies business by the end of January. This division makes mass spectrometers that detect and measure substances in blood and other patient samples.

The sale will generate $650 million for… Read More

Stronger Fund Sales Lift IGM’s Prospects

IGM FINANCIAL INC. $54 (Toronto symbol IGM; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Finance sector; Shares outstanding: 264.9 million; Market cap: $14.3 billion; SI Rating: Above average) sold $294.2 million worth of new mutual funds, net of redemptions, in June 2007. That’s a big improvement over net sales… Read More