Bloomberg: Canadian Stocks Look Cheap

Many of the equity markets have double-digit percentage growth so far this year. For example, developed European markets like Austria and Denmark are up by 21.4% and 12.9% respectively. Among emerging markets, Chile and India are up by 20.6% and 18.4% respectively YTD based on their benchmark indices. The S&P 500 has increased by a …

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The Big Five Canadian Banks Are Great Dividend Growers

The big five Canadian banks – Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS), Bank of Montreal (BMO), Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM), Royal Bank of Canada (RY) and Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD) –  are excellent picks for income investors. They are slow but steady winners in the long-term especially with growing dividends. According to an article at Bloomberg, these five banks have increased …

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Which Canadian Banks Have High Exposure To The US Market?

The Canadian banking industry is saturated as the market is small. So large domestic tend to diversify among other markets The US is one of the obvious choices for these banks due to close proximity and the size of the market. Among the six major Canadian banks, TD has the most exposure to the US followed …

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Should Investors Avoid Canadian Banks Now?

Canadian bank stocks are a favorite for many domestic and foreign investors for many reasons. For example, they offer solid stable growth, pay decent consistent and dividends, etc. During the global financial most of the Canadian banks were largely unscathed. However despite the many positive factors investors need to be cautious of Canadian banks according …

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How Closely is the Canadian Economy Linked to the U.S. Economy?

The economy of Canada is highly linked to the US economy. In fact, when the US economy is in expansion mode Canada does better and vice versa Click to enlarge   In terms of size, Canada’s population is about the size of California and its GDP is about the size of the GDP of Texas. …

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RBC: 20 Canadian Stocks To Gain From Trump’s Policies

President-elect Trump has proposed sweeping changes to many areas like immigration, trade, taxes, etc. While Mexico stands to be highly impacted by amended trade policies, Canada will also be affected as it is a member of the NAFTA agreement. Some of the Canadian firms may benefit from any changes to the current policies. RBC Capital …

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