Blog Archive for October, 2007
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2007 6:25PM EDT
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FORWe'll continue with yesterday's basic, but useful exercise of examining stocks with the best price performance. We already know that stocks that have done well usually continue to do well. In his book What Works on Wall ...
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007 7:19PM EDT
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?Stocks that have done well, usually continue to do well. We've discussed that in this space before, citing James O'Shaughnessy's What Works on Wall Street. He found that stocks that have done well in the past 12 months ...
Monday, Oct. 29, 2007 7:08PM EDT
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?There have been more than 40 takeovers in the income trust sector since the Tax Fairness Plan threw trusts for a loop about one year ago. What kind of trusts have made the best takeover targets since then, and of the ones ...
Friday, Oct. 26, 2007 7:19PM EDT
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?An indication of the value that investors are getting when they own segregated funds, which are mutual funds with insurance features. All or part of the money you invest in a seg fund is guaranteed upon your death or at the ...
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007 7:01PM EDT
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?We've spent the last few days looking at Canadian and U.S. stocks with the best and worst growth prospects. Back at the end of May, we isolated the 10 best and 10 worst Canadian growth stories. Let's see how those stocks have ...
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007 7:36PM EDT
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?We spent the last couple of days looking for the best and worst growth stories in Canada. A couple of weeks ago we looked at the best growth names in the United States, so naturally it's time to look for the worst growth ...
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007 3:24PM EDT
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?Yesterday we scoured the country for the companies with the best growth outlooks. Today, we'll look for the opposite: companies that have the poorest outlooks for growth.TODAY'S SCREENWe'll use the screening tool available ...
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007 3:53PM EDT
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?Stocks with good earnings growth are getting harder and harder to come by, as the U.S. economy slows and the Canadian dollar bites into U.S. sales for some Canadian companies. Today we'll look for Canadian stocks that have ...
Monday, Oct. 22, 2007 3:07PM EDT
What we're looking forFinancial stocks, or rather the lack of them. A couple of weeks ago, we looked at funds with the heaviest bets on financials, which are a perennial force in the Canadian stock market (they're also easy to buy for yourself ...
Number Cruncher Contributors
Ted Dixon, CFA
Ted Dixon is co-founder of INK Research. INK stands for Insider News and Knowledge and through www.inkresearch.com is Canada's first on-line financial news and research service providing investor insight into what public company executives and significant shareholders are doing with their ownership interests.
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Charles Martin, CFA
Charles Martin, CFA, works in the Financial and Risk unit of Thomson Reuters and specializes in asset management.
Craig McGee, CFA
Craig McGee, CFA, is a portfolio manager with The Ullman Group at Richardson GMP in Toronto.