Blog Archive for April, 2011
Thursday, Apr. 28, 2011 7:01PM EDT
Validea Canada's 'Patient Investor' screen borrows methodology from Oracle of Omaha
Wednesday, Apr. 27, 2011 7:06PM EDT
We scour for profitable, cheap companies by focusing on return on capital and earnings yield
Tuesday, Apr. 26, 2011 7:02PM EDT
Last check of portfolio created using Joel Greenblatt’s strategy shows a gain of 41 per cent since Dec. 31, 2009
Monday, Apr. 25, 2011 7:24PM EDT
Strategy hasn't kept up with S&P/TSX in recent years, but it has outperformed over the long term
Sunday, Apr. 24, 2011 7:00PM EDT
Dynamic funds manager David Taylor piled into 'very cheap' gold stocks when metal was $500 an ounce
Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011 8:14PM EDT
Industrial companies dominate list of U.S. stocks with low debt and payout ratios of at least 30 percent
Wednesday, Apr. 20, 2011 7:09PM EDT
We scan companies listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange that have low debt and strong dividend payouts to shareholders
Tuesday, Apr. 19, 2011 6:44PM EDT
UBS analyst raises price targets on six of eight major players, citing strong global demand and other factors
Monday, Apr. 18, 2011 7:10PM EDT
Portfolio has produced an annualized return of 3.2 per cent since 1993, versus 8.3 per cent for the S&P 500 Total Return Index
Sunday, Apr. 17, 2011 7:00PM EDT
Funds investing in the BRIC countries emerged among the leaders year-to-date
Thursday, Apr. 14, 2011 7:11PM EDT
Some now look like ripe takeover targets - that is, if the world's ambitions for nuclear energy haven't suffered a fatal blow
Wednesday, Apr. 13, 2011 6:57PM EDT
Even after recent large gains, some real estate firms still trade at significant discounts to their net asset values
Tuesday, Apr. 12, 2011 7:19PM EDT
National Bank report checks out dividend-paying stocks that aren't REITs, oil and gas producers or pipeline operators
Monday, Apr. 11, 2011 6:57PM EDT
Screen sorts stocks with poor momentum to come up with cautionary portfolio
Sunday, Apr. 10, 2011 7:00PM EDT
Holdings in BNP Paribas, Société Générale help equity fund turn in 9.8-per-cent gain year-to-date
Thursday, Apr. 07, 2011 7:20PM EDT
TD has been the most successful at winning investor confidence in its U.S. foray, says Desjardins' Michael Goldberg
Wednesday, Apr. 06, 2011 6:27PM EDT
Investor selloff appears to have been overdone with demand for the metal likely to outstrip supply by next year
Tuesday, Apr. 05, 2011 5:41PM EDT
Investors should consider how tech companies, many of which report in Canadian dollars, are faring amid foreign currency movements
Monday, Apr. 04, 2011 6:47PM EDT
CPMS screen uses price and earnings factors to screen for stocks with prices likely to go higher
Sunday, Apr. 03, 2011 7:00PM EDT
India ETFs among the worst performers to March 30 as Indian markets roiled over inflation concerns
Number Cruncher Contributors
Ian McGugan is the Investment Editor of The Globe and Mail and has been writing about investing, economics and business for more than 20 years. He joined the Globe and Mail in 2010.
Michael Bowman is a portfolio manager at Hamilton-based Wickham Investment Counsel Inc., an adviser to high net worth clients.
John Heinzl has been writing about business and investing since 1990. A native of Hamilton, he earned a master's degree from the University of Western Ontario's Graduate School of Journalism and completed the Canadian Securities Course with honours.
Jacqueline Nelson is a financial services reporter at the Report on Business.
David Parkinson has been covering business and financial markets since 1990, and has been with The Globe and Mail since 2000.
Jody has previously worked as a senior editor at Canadian Business Online and has written for MoneySense Magazine, Maclean's, the National Post and other national publications.
Shirley Won covers the fund industry and investments. She joined the Globe and Mail in 1996, and has also worked at the Montreal Gazette and Canadian Press.