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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 …

Energy
Investing

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 …

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 …

Product Management

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 …

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

A growing MLP with an attractive dividend yield of more than 7%.<p>VTTI’s main ambition is to belong to the top three terminal and infrastructure …

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 …

Stocks

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

You'd think that with all this talk about negative yields in bonds and investors starved for yield, it would be hard to find high quality dividend stocks selling at a decent price. Surprisingly, though, this isn't the case. If you look around, there are still plenty of dividend gems out there.<p>So we …

Investing

10 Dividend Growth Stocks For November 2016

I rank a selection of David Fish's CCC dividend growth stocks every month. The top 10 ranked stocks are great candidates for further analysis.<p>I use …

Investing

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 …

Investing

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 …

Real Estate

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 …

Web Design
Investing

TAKE ONE TEASPOON OF THIS BEFORE BED AND YOU WILL NEVER WAKE UP TIRED AGAIN!

Do you struggle to get to sleep no matter how tired you are? Or do you wake up in the middle of the night and lie awake for hours, anxiously watching …

Sleep