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

Two ETFs help investors diversify beyond Canada

Two ETFs help investors diversify beyond Canada

Pennsylvania-based Vanguard Group administers about $5 trillion U.S. in assets spread across 388 mutual funds and ETFs. Canadians can buy Vanguard exchange-traded funds listed on stock exchanges.

Generally speaking, Canadians are blocked from buying mutual funds that are registered in the U.S. unless those funds… Read More

Tips for picking stocks from the TSX index

Tips for picking stocks from the TSX index

Financial, safety, and survival factors are important to consider while looking for stocks on the TSX index
The TSX is the abbreviated name for the Toronto Stock Exchange. You will often see our stock recommendations on TSI Network accompanied by a TSX index symbol. When we’re… Read More

Dividend Advisor Hotline – Friday, May 25, 2018

TORONTO-DOMINION BANK, $76.40, Toronto symbol TD, raised its quarterly dividend 11.7% with the May 2018 payment. Investors now receive $0.67 a share, instead of $0.60. The new annual rate of $2.68 yields 3.5%.

The bank also reported-stronger-than-expected earnings for its fiscal 2018 second quarter, which ended… Read More