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Top 5 Stocks Under $10

Back in April, we wrote on article on top stocks under $10. This proved to be a very rewarding experience. We are re-introducing an old concept of buying stocks below a $10 stock price. Typically, it is hard to find companies possessing the collective financial traits we seek, such as the …

Investing

119 Monthly Pay Canadian Dividend Stocks Show 1% To 19% Yields To June 2019

Actionable <b>Conclusion (1-10): Analysts Forecast 17.09% To 43.16% Net Gains For Ten</b> <b>Canadian MoPay Stocks</b> <b>By June 2019</b><p>Only three of ten top …

Lithium oversupply? Growing demand for battery material is not a myth

Forget about an oversupply of lithium and ignore the naysayers. There’s no bubble here.<p>Everyone’s talking about electric cars, and lithium miners are getting more than a kick out of it. They’re enjoying share price rallies and better growth prospects, all thanks to boisterous demand-growth …

2 Funds With Yields Up To 5.8% And 18% Upside

I’m going to get straight to brass tacks. Let’s discuss 2 closed-end funds with <i>up to 18% upside in the next 12 months,</i> plus yields up to 5.8%. Both are leading a blockbuster trend <i>almost</i> everyone has missed.<p>I say “almost” because if you’re a canny contrarian (and if you’re reading this I’m betting …

3 Solar Stocks for Heading Into the Third Quarter

After a couple of down years, solar is shining in 2017 and could have more room to run.<p>The solar industry has had its share of ups and downs the past …

Investing

Dear PMs, It's Time to Rethink Agile at Enterprise Startups

Flatiron Health's CMO and SVP Product Strategy Ogi Kavazovic explains how traditional PM practices break down at B2B companies, and what they can do …

Short-Sellers Are Taking a Risky Bet Against Solar Stocks

The short interest in major solar energy stocks has risen significantly in the last couple of years, but it looks like the industry's outlook may be …

Solar Power

Leviton Decora Smart Wi-Fi Universal LED/Incandescent Dimmer

<b>Leviton DW6HD-1BZ Decora Smart Wi-Fi 600W Universal LED/Incandescent Dimmer</b><p>Works with Amazon Alexa for voice control (Alexa device sold separately) – …

Why dashboard design is critical to analytics success

It doesn't matter how great an app is if nobody uses it. Here's how to design a dashboard with the user in mind.<p>Usability, ease of navigation and the …

VTTI Energy Partners, A Worthy Dividend Stock

VTTI Energy Partners LP (NYSE:VTTI) is an MLP, established in 2014, that is active in energy storage. It owns, operates, develops and acquires …

12 Smart Home Lighting Solutions for a Brighter Home

Want to add some extra spark to your indoor lighting solution? There’s nothing better than going for some smart home lighting gadgets. These will not …

The new way to tell if you’ve saved enough for retirement

The standard measure of how well-prepared people are for retirement is very close to useless.<p>This gauge is called the replacement ratio. You're supposed to save enough money to generate annual income of about 70 per cent of what you grossed in your peak working years. Some experts say 50 per cent …

Six quality stocks to buy and sit on in your RRSP

Trading stocks is tempting but not always the best way to build a retirement nest egg. Timing the market is not easy, and you could miss a stock's best gains.<p>Investors are often better off taking a Rip Van Winkle approach – owning quality stocks and sleeping through their inevitable ups and …

Six dividend-growth stocks for your RRSP

When building a retirement nest egg, dividend growth stocks can offer investors the best of both worlds – potential capital gains, and rising regular payouts even when markets turn flat or shaky.<p>Dividends can play a key role in an investor's total return. Studies show that companies that increase …

10 High-Yield Dividend Stocks That Are Still Bargains

The S&P 500 is up 8% since the early November low and up 13% since the middle of 2016, and that has made it even tougher to find any stocks that …

Ten Canadian stocks with high, sustainable dividend yields

<b>What are we looking for?</b><p>Canadian companies with high, sustainable dividend yields.<p><b>The screen</b><p>Following last year's comeback rally, many investors are becoming concerned about the heightened valuations of the Canadian market. The S&P/TSX composite currently trades at an average of 21.2 times trailing …

7 Best Monthly Dividend Stocks for 2017

The second half of 2016 was not kind to income investors. As bond yields rose, the prices of virtually everything paying an income stream got …

Fifteen top-ranked TSX small-cap dividend payers

<b>What are we looking for?</b><p>Canadian small-cap dividend payers.<p><b>The screen</b><p>What a difference a year makes. The Canadian market has been enjoying a strong rebound off of 2015's dismal returns. The S&P/TSX composite total return index has posted a gain of 18.9 per cent so far in 2016, compared with a loss …

Top Canadian stocks and their total returns

This year’s Top 200 Canadian Stocks and Top 500 American Stocks are due to arrive in the next issue of <i>MoneySense</i> magazine. They’ll also appear on …

5 Dividend Stocks to Put on Your Shopping List

As an income investor, are you skeptical about finding high-quality dividend stocks at a decent price now that the<b>S&P 500</b> isheading to record highs? Fret not, for you've come to the right place. Our contributors just singled out five solid dividend stocks that are worth your money even in today's …

10 Dividend Growth Stocks For November 2016

David Fish's CCC list is a wonderful source for dividend growth investors. Compiled and updated every month, the CCC list contains U.S. companies …

Why I hate DevOps

DevOps. The latest software development fad. Now you can be Agile, use Continuous Delivery, and believe in DevOps.Continuous Delivery (CD), the act …

DevOps

10 Best Growth Stocks to Buy for 2017

There’s still a good six weeks left in 2016, and what a year it has been for investors. It started with one of the nastiest January starts in …

10 High-Quality Stocks That Just Raised Their Dividends

Studies have shown that dividend growth stocks are historically one of the best-performing classes of equities, which are themselves the greatest …

7 Best Dividend Stocks to Buy for 2017

The surprising result of the presidential election has large implications for dividend stocks. First, let’s stipulate this: As an asset class, stocks …

9 Good Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

In an uncertain market there’s a lot to be said for having a firm foundation of dividend stocks for your portfolio. A good income play at a good …

3 Best REIT Stocks with High Dividend Yields to Buy

Real estate investment trust (REIT) stocks are among the highest yielding dividend stocks because REITs are required to pay out at least 90% of their income as dividends in order to qualify for preferential tax treatment. REITs own various types of real estate, which they lease to others primarily …

Why investors in Hudson’s Bay will be generously rewarded

No one has ever accused me of being a fashionista – at least not fairly. But over the past few months, I've been shopping at various Hudson's Bay department stores, hoping to elevate my wardrobe standards. Although colour co-ordination issues remain, I have been getting – and appreciating – the …

Designing Card-Based User Interfaces

Web and mobile apps are moving away from pages towards completely personalized experiences. These new experiences are built on an aggregation of many …

Prototyping