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Maple Leaf to spin off a publicly traded company Jul 10th

This little piggy is going to market. Maple Leaf Foods (MFI/TSX) is spinning off its pork business into a new publicly traded company, the firm announced Tuesday. It’s something that’s been in the works for a little while, but the time is now right, said chief executive Curtis Frank in an.... More »
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Making sense of the markets this week: July 14, 2024 Jul 12th

Kyle Prevost, creator of 4 Steps to a Worry-Free Retirement, Canada’s DIY retirement planning course, shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors. Are U.S. rate cuts on the way? While Canada’s inflation rate is obviously at the forefront around decision making.... More »
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Robo-advisor or all-in-one ETF: which is best for new investors? + MORE Jun 24th

Before delving in here, just a reminder that I am a Certified Financial Planner who does not sell any financial products, so I have no horse in this race. This commentary is entirely objective.  In my opinion, the best thing about the evolution of the investment industry is a (slight) increa.... More »
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Making sense of the markets this week: July 7, 2024 + MORE Jul 5th

Kyle Prevost, creator of 4 Steps to a Worry-Free Retirement, Canada’s DIY retirement planning course, shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors. Checking in on our 2024 market predictions As we celebrated Canada Day this past week, the first half of 2024 is of.... More »

The best GIC rates in Canada for 2024 Jun 20th

Investing The best GIC rates in Canada Find the best GIC rates in Canada. Plus, everything you need to know about how they work. Compare now Why trust us MoneySense is an award-winning magazine,.... More »

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The best dividend stocks in Canada 2024

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It has been a lousy couple of years for dividend investors in Canada. First, the stock market meltdown of 2022 destroyed capital for most stock investors, then rising bond yields in 2023 served to lure investors’ money out of dividend stocks. If you had a selection of Canadian dividend payers at the start of 2022, it’s quite possible they’ve experienced a capital loss. The Dow Jones Canada Select Dividend Index had an annualized rate of return of -0.11% for the two-year period ending Dec. 31, 2023.

The good news, though, is that the field of dividend stocks today is looking lean and fit in terms of both yield and valuation, which could position Canadian dividend investors to reap gains in 2024…

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Top 100 dividend stocks in Canada 2024

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Top 100 Dividend Stocks
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Top 100 dividend stocks in Canada

With the Bank of Canada having cut interest rates for the first time in four years on June 5, we may have reached an inflection point, according to market watchers. Dividend stocks, which have underperformed the past two years as interest rates rapidly rose, are poised to come into their own.

High rates punish dividend payers in two ways, the theory goes. They lure capital towards safer interest-bearing assets such as bonds and guaranteed investment certificates (GICs) that now boast competitive yields. And they raise financing costs for dividend-heavy sectors that do a lot of borrowing, such as utilities, pipelines and real estate…

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