These ETFs let you tap the major indexes

The major Canadian and U.S. stock markets, while subject to volatility, have moved back up since their initial COVID-19 drop. Nonetheless, we think that if you can afford to stay in the market for several years or longer, now is still a good time for… Read More

Key updates for dividend investors

STANLEY BLACK & DECKER INC. $119 is a buy. The company (New York symbol SWK; Conservative Growth Payer Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 151.0 million; Market cap: $18.0 billion; Dividend yield: 2.7%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.stanleyblackanddecker.com) is one of the world’s largest makers of hand… Read More

Sale fuels big buyback plan

STANLEY BLACK & DECKER INC. $139 is a buy. The company (New York symbol SWK; Income Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 163.4 million; Market cap: $22.7 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.5; Dividend yield: 2.3%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.stanleyblackanddecker.com) is one of the world’s largest makers of hand… Read More