The next four years will be tense and unpredictable. Be prepared. Gordon Pape lists his five things to watch for in 2017.
Donald Trump is now president of the United States, and we're sailing into uncharted territory.
Perhaps he will turn out to be...Read More»
Last month, Amazon announced that it plans to create 100,000 new full-time jobs in the U.S. over the next 18 months.
That's a huge commitment by a single company and it puts an exclamation point to the sea change that is taking place in U.S. retailing....Read More»
They may be stocks investors have rejected but if you are looking for good cash flow you'll find it in the "Dogs of the Dow."
The Dogs of the Dow is an...Read More»
There's one sure thing you can say about 2017—it will be volatile.
Politics will be volatile—with Donald Trump in office, what else could...Read More»
A turnaround in base metals make companies like Lundin Mining an attractive option for aggressive investors.
Investors are making money in base metal...Read More»
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...Read More»
Q — With interest rates starting to rise, is this an opportunity to consider floating rate preferreds? — Gunnar A.
A — In theory,...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»