Karen Thomas, CFA

Tread Cautiously With These 3 Dividend Stocks That Won’t Keep You Up at Night

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (TSX:CM) (NYSE:CM) offers investors a secure dividend stock that is trading at a discount to other Canadian banks, and... More »

The Rising Interest Rate Trade Has Just Begun: Ignore It at Your Own Peril

Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC) (NYSE:MFC) is a 4.31% dividend stock that, in time, will benefit greatly from rising interest rates. More »

2 High-Yield Dividend Stocks for the Savvy TFSA Investor

Peyto Exploration and Development Corp. (TSX:PEY) and Freehold Royalties Ltd. (TSX:FRU) both offer 6.05% dividend yields and big upside potential for TFSA investors. More »

Reality Bites? Canopy Growth Corp (TSX:WEED) Is Among Canadian Marijuana Stocks to Feel Pressure After Legalization

Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:WEED)(NYSE:CGC), down 11.5% since Monday, is still the leader and the marijuana stock with the best risk/reward profile, but beware as... More »

Protect Your Wealth With These Top Defensive Stocks

TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) is one defensive stock that provides investors with a 5.32% dividend yield and a strong and secure future. More »

Warning: Canadian Retail Stocks Facing Strong Headwinds

Aritzia Inc. (TSX:ATZ) is still driving strong growth, as it continues to achieve strong same-store sales growth and trade above its IPO price. But... More »

Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB) and Altagas Ltd. (TSX:ALA): Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunities for Long-Term Investors

Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB) (NYSE:ENB) and Altagas Ltd. (TSX:ALA) both provide investors with security and a humungous dividend yield, 6.3% and 10.4% respectively. More »

Is it Time to Bulk Up on Gold Stocks?

Gold stocks like Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd. (TSX:AEM)(NYSE:AEM) have rallied in the face of market uncertainty. Consider adding gold stocks to your portfolio in the... More »

Is There Still Too Much Risk in Air Canada (TSX:AC) and Dollarama Inc. (TSX:DOL) Shares?

Air Canada (TSX:AC)(TSX:AC.B) and Dollarama Inc. (TSX:DOL) stocks have both enjoyed strong runs, with five-year returns of 372% and 169%, respectively, but as interest... More »

Don’t Miss Out on These 2 Stocks Hitting New 52-Week Highs

It's not too late to join the party: Growth through acquisitions has been the name of the game for these two stocks, which have... More »