Cut your commodity risk with these ETFs

Commodities can help diversify portfolios, but are cyclical and come with high levels of price volatility.
However, well-diversified ETFs that offer exposure to commodity producers can help investors overcome the problems associated with direct investments in physical commodities, or funds that track a single commodity.
Below, we… Read More

Petro-Canada – former Toronto symbol PCA

Petro-Canada – former Toronto symbol PCA

Petro-Canada was Canada’s second largest integrated oil company. Its production centred on Western Canada before its sale to Suncor.
PETRO-CANADA was acquired by rival Suncor Energy Inc. (Toronto symbol SU) in August 2009.

Under the terms of the deal, Petro-Canada shareholders received 1.28 common shares of Suncor… Read More

Watch this merger spur more gains

This is the fifth year in a row that we’ve selected CP Rail–now Canadian Pacific Kansas City Ltd.—as your #1 Conservative Buy. In fact, over that time, the stock has gained close to 130% compared to just 28% for the S&P/TSX Composite Index.
CP recently completed… Read More

Teck shifts focus to ‘green’ metals

Mining firm Teck Resources recently announced that it will spin off its metallurgical coal (used for making steel) operations. It also recently sold its stake in an oil sands project.
These moves are part of its plan to focus on “low carbon metals,” particularly copper and… Read More

Suncor narrows its focus

SUNCOR ENERGY INC. $47 is a buy. The company (Toronto symbol SU; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Resources sector; Shares outstanding: 1.44 billion; Market cap: $67.7 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.1; Dividend yield: 4.4%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; is Canada’s largest integrated oil firm, with major projects in the Alberta oil… Read More