Blue chip ETFs focus on Canada

Blue chip ETFs focus on Canada

These two blue chip ETFs hold mostly large-capitalization, widely traded stocks on the Canadian exchange. Both funds mirror, or track, the performance of major stock market indexes as opposed to narrower ones focused on resources or themes, such as solar power or biotech.
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Investing in stocks: The hidden drawbacks of split-share corporations

Investing in stocks: The hidden drawbacks of split-share corporations

Split-share corporations come with inherent drawbacks that can hand investors unexpected and unwelcomed costs before they’d planned
Split-share corporations: they’re just one of the areas that Pat McKeough’s Inner Circle can tap into our investment research. Members also get to ask investment questions of Pat and his… Read More

Capital gains in Canada: How to do smart tax-loss selling

Capital gains in Canada: How to do smart tax-loss selling

Use tax-loss selling to offset your taxable capital gains in Canada.
Tax-loss selling (or tax-loss harvesting) occurs when you deliberately sell a security at a loss in order to offset capital gains in Canada. You can then use these losses to offset your taxable capital gains.

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Two Canadian ETFs hold most of Canada’s best stocks

Two Canadian ETFs hold most of Canada’s best stocks

Today, we look at two Canadian ETFs that hold many of the Canadian stocks we recommend for 2020. iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index ETF and iShares Canada Select Dividend Index ETF mirror, respectively, sub-indexes holding the 60 most-heavily trades stocks and 30 of the highest-yielding dividend stocks… Read More

Our #1 Income stock pays you more

We selected TC Energy as the top 2020 stock for income-seeking investors mainly because its regulated pipelines and power plants generate plenty of steady cash flow for dividends. In fact, the company has raised the payment each year for the past two decades.
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These ETFs give you top-quality stocks

The six ETFs we update for you below mainly hold high-quality stocks that are widely traded on Canadian and U.S. exchanges. Each fund tracks the performance of a major stock market index for its investors. Note that this is different from riskier ETFs focused on… Read More

Six exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the major indexes

Six exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the major indexes

More and more, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are finding their way into the portfolios of investors.
That’s because, unlike many other financial innovations, they don’t load you up with heavy management fees, or tie you down with high redemption charges if you decide to get out of them… Read More

Get a 4.6% yield from TC Energy Inc.

Get a 4.6% yield from TC Energy Inc.

This industry leader continues to advance a controversial project that would cost $8 billion if approved. It would, however, add significantly to its revenues.

Still, even without the project the company continues to move forward, with investors receiving a 8.7% dividend hike this year.


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TC Energy pays you in two ways

TC Energy (formerly called TransCanada) has been a terrific performer for our conservative investors (up over 425%) since we first recommended it in our premiere issue (January 1995). In the past year, alone, the stock has gained nearly 30%. Yet, it remains attractively priced in… Read More