Well, 2016 is over and despite all the trauma it ended up being a very profitable year for most investors.
The S&P/TSX Composite was up 17.8 per cent entering the year's final week, making it one the top performing indexes in the world. In New York,...Read More»
Q — With interest rates starting to rise, is this an opportunity to consider floating rate preferreds? — Gunnar A.
A — In theory, floating rate preferreds should perform well during a period of rising rates. That's because their...Read More»
How many New Year's resolutions did you make last year? And how many did you keep?
If you're like most people, the answer to the first question is...Read More»
The past few years have been rough on cyclical stocks: mining, materials, forestry, and the like. But now things have turned around and some of these...Read More»
In May 2015, I created an income portfolio designed for Tax-Free Savings Accounts (TFSAs) for my Income Investor newsletter. At the time the former...Read More»
Designed to provide a better return than a GIC, this portfolio has averaged over 10 per cent annually over four years.
I created this mini-portfolio for...Read More»
The energy sector has been a disaster for income investors for two years but these firms have bucked the trend.
It has been a brutal couple of years for...Read More»
Gordon Pape has the scoop on B&G, a New Jersey-based company that manufactures and sells a diversified portfolio of foods.
In April of 2014, I...Read More»
It has been a brutal couple of years for income investors who hold oil stocks in their portfolios. Almost all these companies cut their dividend in the...Read More»
I am one of the many Canadians who receive income from a Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF). That means I'm constantly on the lookout for...Read More»
Gordon Pape's picks have gained 8.4 per cent a year since 2013.
I created a RRIF model portfolio for my Income Investor newsletter in February 2013 with...Read More»