Grow your TFSA

f you’re relatively new to investing stocks, you’re probably still exploring the many different strategies out there. No matter which strategies you choose, there are two ways to make money: getting income or selling for a gain. New investors tend to be mesmerized by the ups and downs of stockContinue Reading

Stock Market Growth During a Decline

October has seen a pullback in the stock market with TSX, S&P, and the other major indices seeing a decline. Although many had predicted this reversal of gains during this period, it certainly doesn’t mean you should be weathering it out on the sidelines. Here is a list of my 5 favourite currently underpriced stocks worth adding into your portfolio.Continue Reading

Canada’s economy expanded at a 1.8 per cent annual pace during the last quarter, the same growth seen at the start of the year and slightly better than what economists were expecting. Statistics Canada said Friday that an increase in business investment was the biggest factor contributing to growth. EconomistsContinue Reading

Jobs

If you’ve been wondering which job sectors have been showing the biggest gains or the largest loses then you’re in luck because Statistics Canada has released their new numbers.Continue Reading

Canadians appear to be a vehicle-buying mood, according to July figures in the latest Global Auto Report from Scotia Economics. It says Canadian sales advanced to an annualized 1.65 million units last month, lifting volumes at several automakers to the highest July on record. It was the second monthly reboundContinue Reading

Historically, the CAD/USD exchange rate has tracked crude prices reasonably well. Using weekly data going back to 1983, the two series have a 67% correlation. In recent weeks, however, the Canadian has broken out and is powering towards parity with its American counterpart. In contrast, crude oil prices have languishedContinue Reading