11 tips for picking TSX blue chip stocks

11 tips for picking TSX blue chip stocks

TSX Blue Chip Stocks Are Key Components Of Successful Investor Portfolios
TSX blue chip stocks are well-established companies with attractive business prospects on the Toronto Stock Exchange, like Bank of Montreal (TSE: BMO), RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: REI.UN), and Enbridge (TSE: ENB). Well-established firms… Read More

ETF Stocks: Precious metal ETFs to hold

ETF Stocks: Precious metal ETFs to hold

Precious metal ETFs have largely centred on gold stocks. While we continue to see the outlook for that precious metal as uncertain, for aggressive investors who want to hold precious metal ETFs, we have two of them below.

 In 2011, precious metal ETFS shot up along… Read More

23 top tips for successfully investing in TSX growth stocks

23 top tips for successfully investing in TSX growth stocks

Despite the market volatility of 2019—and their own increased volatility—TSX growth stocks can make excellent long-term investments.

By definition, TSX growth stocks are companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange that have above-average growth prospects. They are firms whose earnings growth has been—or is projected to be—above… Read More

Genworth MI Canada awaits outcome of Chinese takeover bid

Genworth MI Canada awaits outcome of Chinese takeover bid

Recently a Member of Pat McKeough’s Inner Circle asked his opinion of Canada’s second largest default mortgage insurer.

Overall, says Pat, the company’s fundamentals are sound. With its shares trading at just 8.5 times forecast earnings and a high dividend yield, it looks like an… Read More

Reasons to put defensive stocks in your portfolio

Reasons to put defensive stocks in your portfolio

Defensive stocks can protect your portfolio against economic or stock market downturns
Most so-called “defensive stocks” are in the Consumer sector. They benefit from continuous, habitual use and have a steady core of sales, regardless of the economy and business cycles. These companies typically make products… Read More

How to pick the best Canadian index mutual funds

How to pick the best Canadian index mutual funds

Canadian index mutual funds were among the better financial innovations to come along in the past few decades, but ETFs may well eclipse them in 2020
Canadian index mutual funds are specialized mutual funds that aim to equal the performance of a Canadian market index, such as… Read More