Beating the TSX

BTSX after bear markets

In a recent post we talked about why investing in the stock market during a market correction can be one of the best investment decisions one can make. But what about dividend paying stocks? Data shows that dividend-paying stocks in […]

Why now is a good time to invest

What a month. Humanity is living through the worst pandemic in a century. Canada’s oil and gas sector is on the ropes. And our investments have taken a beating. Is this a good time to invest in stocks? I think […]

Coping with a market correction

As I write these words, the TSX Composite is down 11.2% in the last week – officially a market correction. News headlines are screaming that it’s the fastest sell-off in history. The talking heads on BNN are turning shades of […]

How did BTSX perform in 2019?

How did your investments perform in 2019? Some will be surprised that it was such a good year. The S&P/TSX Composite Index returned about 22% including dividends. The bad news for mutual fund investors is that, as usual, the vast […]

TSX 60 stocks by dividend yield

In case the BTSX list of ten stocks is not enough for you, here’s the whole shebang – the entire TSX 60 index listed by dividend yield. Please note:  This data is pulled from Google Finance and may be delayed by […]

Beating the TSX 2019: Is it for you?

This article was published in the March 2019 edition of the Canadian Moneysaver magazine If there is one thing the stock market can be counted on to do, it’s this:  it will test you. Bull markets are easy. Bear markets […]