Q: Pat, may I have your thoughts on PrairieSky Royalty? Yes, I know the current price is below $10.00, but that is one of the things that interests me. Thanks.

A: PrairieSky Royalty Ltd., $9.63, symbol PSK on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 232.6 million; Market cap: $2.2 billion; www.prairiesky.com), owns oil and natural gas rights on 7.8 million acres in Western Canada. It does not drill wells or explore for new reserves. Instead, it collects royalties… Read More

10 secrets of investing in junior mining stocks

10 secrets of investing in junior mining stocks

Junior mining stocks are highly speculative, but here are 10 secrets that will help you successfully invest in them.
In mining exploration, an “anomaly” is a geological formation or find that might attract a prospector’s interest. However, one rule of thumb for mining stocks is that… Read More

20 tips for successful investing in mining stocks

20 tips for successful investing in mining stocks

Profits from mining stocks are generally harder to come by in 2020, which makes following these 20 tips all the more important for investors
We still believe most investors can consider investing in mining stocks as part of a diversified portfolio.

Mining stocks are investments in companies… Read More

7 ways Canadian stock options will cost you money

7 ways Canadian stock options will cost you money

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

Vietnam will pay off for you

VANECK VECTORS VIETNAM ETF, $10.33, is a buy for aggressive investors. The emerging market ETF (New York symbol VNM) lets you tap Vietnamese companies and foreign firms that get a significant share of their revenue from the Southeast Asian nation.
Your top holdings through the ETF are Vingroup (conglomerate), 8.4%;… Read More

Hold Canada’s top REITs

ISHARES S&P/TSX REIT INDEX ETF, $13.33, is a hold. The ETF (Toronto symbol XRE; buy or sell through brokers; ca.ishares.com) lets you tap all 19 Canadian real estate investment trusts in the S&P/TSX REIT Index.
Investors pay a reasonable MER of 0.61%, and the REIT fund gives you a.. Read More