Earnings are up 6.4% at Visa Inc.

Earnings are up 6.4% at Visa Inc.

A rise in processed transactions led to a 6.6% jump in revenue for this company during the most-recent quarter. 

A new mobile payment industry acquisition should complement the firm’s existing processing operations and could increase its business-to-business revenue. 

VISA INC. (New York symbol V; www.visa.com) gives you… Read More

How to Buy International Stocks to enhance and diversify your portfolio

How to Buy International Stocks to enhance and diversify your portfolio

For Canadian investors wondering how to buy international stocks, ADRs and international ETFs may be a safer option than buying on foreign exchanges
We believe most investors could benefit from holding some foreign and international investments in their portfolios for added diversification. And growing markets like… Read More

Q: Hi, Pat. A news article I read stated that Warren Buffett recently sold his entire stake in Restaurant Brands International. Does the sale change your outlook for this stock going forward? Thank you.

A: Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., $217.80, symbol BRK.B on New York, recently bought 20.9 million shares of Barrick Gold, $38.65, symbol ABX on Toronto (and a recommendation of Power Growth Investor) for $563.5 million U.S. Berkshire Hathaway is now the miner’s 11th-largest shareholder.

At the… Read More