We like these three aggressive stocks

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We recommend that all investors limit aggressive stocks to just a small portion of their overall portfolios. To further cut your risk, when considering aggressive stocks, we zero in on companies with rising revenue and earnings, and manageable debt. The three stocks we analyze below are good choices for most investors. While they tend to be more volatile than our conservative recommendations, each is a market leader, and trades at an acceptable multiple to its earnings. As well, each of the three pays a reliable dividend. NUTRIEN LTD. $72 (Toronto symbol NTR; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Resources sector; Shares outstanding: 619.4 million; Market cap: $44.6 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 3.3; Dividend yield: 2.2%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.nutrien.com) took its current form on January 1, 2018, through the merger of Agrium (old symbol AGU) and rival fertilizer producer Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (old symbol POT). Potash Corp. shareholders received 0.40 shares in Nutrien for each POT share they held; Agrium investors received 2.23 shares for each of their…

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