2 Resource Funds With More Gains Ahead

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Here are two Aggressive resource funds that take on two different levels of risk, measured by the stocks they hold. Both have done very well for us over the last few years. Still, we think they have further gains ahead. TD RESOURCE FUND $31.13 (CWA Rating: Aggressive) (TD Asset Management, P.O. Box 7500, Station A, Toronto, Ontario. M5W 1P9. 1-800-463-3863; Web ite:www.tdcanadatrust.ca. No load — deal directly with the bank) invests in companies with superior asset bases, proven management and the ability to internally finance growth. The $240.5 million TD Resource Fund’s top holdings are mostly of ‘Average’ quality or higher. They include Suncor Energy, Alcan, EnCana, Talisman Energy, Cameco Corp., Shell Canada, Petro-Canada, Nexen and Western Oil Sands. The fund’s industry breakdown is: Energy, 48.6%; and Materials, 44%. Its MER is 2.45%. Over the past year the fund has made 45.1%. The fund’s five-year average is 24.0% annually. TD Resource Fund is a buy. TRIMARK CANADIAN RESOURCES FUND $18.17 (CWA Rating: Aggressive) (AIM…

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