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A quick way to find investing ideas: Number Cruncher

At the end of February, 2013, investments in Canadian companies accounted for 58 per cent of all equity mutual fund money invested by Canadians, according to the Investment Funds Institute of Canada. U.S. equity funds accounted for 11 per cent.

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Number Cruncher, our daily stock or fund screen feature, is usually one of the most read pieces of the day. We want to make sure you are getting full value out of it.

At the bottom of the text of each article, you can find a summary table of the screen. It will only have two or three columns of data, as that's as much room as there is for the width of the page. However, the columns in this table are interactive. Click on the column header and you can sort by that column.

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If you want to see the full table for the screen, travel a little farther down the page and you'll find links to:

  • Print (the full table)
  • Download tables as a CSV File (into a spreadsheet)
  • View full table

All three options are self-explanatory. The last view-full-table option allows you to sort by each column header. Do it by clicking on any one of the column headers.

Each of the tickers in the tables is also a link to the stock quote and company profile page.

We're always interested in hearing your feedback and ideas. Email Globeinvestor@globeandmail.com for suggestions and customer help.

Scott Adams

Executive Editor

Report on Business

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Executive Editor, Report on Business

Scott Adams is the executive editor for Report On Business and Globe Investor. He was previously the managing editor of Globe Investor. He has been a business journalist for more than 10 years, worked as an associate analyst on Bay Street and has been with The Globe and Mail since 2007. More

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