Best Way to Reinvest Dividends?

When it comes to reinvesting dividends there are really only 2 options. The first option is to use a dividend reinvestment plan also known as a DRIP. The second option is to just reinvest your dividends yourself. There are a few advantages and disadvantages to each of these strategies. DRIPS are the main strategy thatContinue reading “Best Way to Reinvest Dividends?”

Saved by the Bell

One of the companies I have been thinking about writing an article about recently is BCE Inc. which owns Bell Mobility among other things. BCE is one of Canada’s largest corporations and owns a large variety of entities within their corporation including part of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens. Bell as we knowContinue reading “Saved by the Bell”

Upside to a Recession

There are a few ways that a good company can do to take advantage of a recession. One of the things that are sometimes done to try and boost the economy is for interest rates to be lowered making it easier for companies (and people) to borrow money. Rather than borrowing to go into moreContinue reading “Upside to a Recession”

Hockey Stocks

Since the Stanley cup playoffs have just recently come to a close and with fall bringing the start of the cold weather I figured this would be a good time to talk about some hockey related stocks. Unfortunately hockey is a lot like racing in that there are relatively few opportunities to directly own anyContinue reading “Hockey Stocks”

Not the Seattle Kraken

Kraken Robotics Inc. is a marine technology company based out of Newfoundland. They design, develop and market advanced sensors for unmanned underwater vehicles for military and commercial applications. One of the main things they are known for is Synthetic Aperture Sonar (SAS), which they are recognized as a world leader in innovation for this technology.Continue reading “Not the Seattle Kraken”

Is SS&C Technologies a Good Buy?

There is a decent chance that you have never even heard of this company, which is kind of funny considering they are the world’s largest hedge fund and private equity administrators as well as the largest mutual fund transfer agency with 45 Trillion in managed assets. SS&C Technologies (SSNC) has over 22,000 employees in 35Continue reading “Is SS&C Technologies a Good Buy?”

TFSA vs RRSP

This article is all about your Tax Free Savings account vs. your Registered Retirement Savings Plan and which one you should be investing in. Obviously if you can afford to you should be maxing out both of these accounts if you have the ability to do so. This article assumes that, like me, you don’tContinue reading “TFSA vs RRSP”

Banking On The Banks

Berkshire Hathaway run by Warren Buffet is betting big on banks right now, especially on Bank of America (BAC). Regulators have recently approved Berkshire to acquire up to 25% of Bank of America. Since then Berkshire has spent 2.1 billion for 85.2 Million shares bringing their current holdings of BAC to 11.9%. Bank of AmericaContinue reading “Banking On The Banks”

Up 31% In the Last Month

Penske Automotive Groups (PAG) stock has risen 31% in the last month mostly from July 13th to 16th and has managed to hold that strength right up to the end of market today. There are several reasons for this, the main one being that Penske was able to beat analyst estimates of their quarterly earningsContinue reading “Up 31% In the Last Month”

Tee Up Some Investments

I figured since golf is one of the few sports you are actually allowed to play right now I would get into some golf related stocks that you could invest in. Seeing as how I have already been golfing twice as much as last year a whopping 2 times. I figured that basically makes meContinue reading “Tee Up Some Investments”