The protracted slump in crude and the ongoing weakness of commodities over the last two years triggered a dividend crisis for Canadian investors. A raft of dividend darlings in the energy patch slashed or even terminated their dividends as they battled to shore up over-levered balance sheets and protect diminishing
It’s been nearly a decade since I started speaking to fund managers on a regular basis. While each conversation is about something different—a sector to invest in, a stock to explore, an economic issue to pay attention to—one comment has come up time and time again: “Markets hate uncertainty.” It’s
If you want more income, one of the first places you can explore is real estate investment trusts (REITs). They own portfolios of properties that are diversified geographically and across many tenants. Some are diversified across asset types as well. Most importantly, many REITs pay juicy distributions that can help
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.
Quality cheap stocks continue to be far and few these days despite the record setting highs in the markets. We’ve compiled a few stocks that have shown consistent growth, strong balance sheets, competent management, and most importantly, a willingness to reward investors with excellent returns over the years.
The financial media as of late—in both Canada and the U.S.—has been overrun with headlines talking about the potential for another bear market. It’s clear why. A 10% correction in the TSX in August followed by news that we are in a recession has put investors on edge. Is there