Canadian Consumer Products & Services Stocks

Opening a TFSA at your bank

M A K I N G   B A N K What would you rather do with your money? Put it away in a bank account and let it sit, or put it into a TFSA and watch it grow? OK, silly question. We all want to see our money make money (and there is no better way to do that than through a TFSA), but what’s the proce ...

Dividend Advisor Hotline – Friday, September 15, 2017

RUSSEL METALS INC., $27.73, Toronto symbol RUS, is one of North America’s largest metal distributors, serving 28,000 clients at 51 locations in Canada and 12 others in the U.S. The company pays a quarterly dividend of $0.38 a share for an annual rate of $1.52; the stock yields a high 5.5%. Russel ...

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, September 15, 2017

ALAMOS GOLD INC., $9.04, symbol AGI on Toronto, owns the Mulatos and El Chanate mines in Mexico and the Young-Davidson mine in northern Ontario. It recently opened a fourth mine, La Yaqui in Mexico. This week, Alamos agreed to acquire Richmont Mines (symbol RIC on Toronto) for $929 million in Alamo ...

The Successful Investor Hotline – Friday, September 15, 2017

HOME CAPITAL GROUP INC., $13.89, Toronto symbol HCG, is a mortgage lender serving borrowers who fail to meet the stricter standards of Canada’s big banks and other larger, traditional lenders. Due to its recent liquidity problems, Home Capital sold $153.2 million worth of common shares at $9.55 a ...

Insiders buying as Alimentation Couche-Tard fuels up for growth

Chief Financial Officer Claude Tessier adds to stake ...

Tech Talk for Friday September 15th

  WAISC Conference The conference was well attended. Good update on developments in the investment industry (particularly in the ETF sector). Conference ends today.   Observations Another missile shot by North Korea over Japan is expected to cause stock market turbulence at the opening. Yesterda ...

What the Sears DB pension uncertainty teaches us

CALGARY — Sue Earl, a 38-year Sears Canada employee, was shocked when she found out she would only initially receive 81 per cent of the value of her pension as part of the company’s insolvency process. The 64-year-old from Cobourg, Ont., had assumed her defined-benefit pension was “money in ...

An All-Star TFSA

Alain Houle AGE: 71PLACE: MontrealTFSA TOTAL: $84,528STRATEGY: 100% in 24 stocks picked from the MoneySense Top 200 all-star stock charts Me and my TFSA Alain Houle is 71 years old and retired in Montreal with his wife Lynda, 65. He also has a trio of grandkids that he enjoys spending time wit ...