Outlook brightens for OraSure Technologies

Outlook brightens for OraSure Technologies

Pat McKeough recently replied to an Inner Circle member seeking his opinion on the DNA-and medical-testing company. While OraSure faces increased competition, says Pat, its strong sales, new products and partnerships with industry leaders improve its prospects.

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Laurentian Bank offers high dividend yield

Laurentian Bank offers high dividend yield

This Canadian continues to increase its earnings and expand its Internet operations outside of Quebec, but strong competition from the Big Five may frustrate its growth.

LAURENTIAN BANK OF CANADA (Toronto symbol LB; www.laurentianbank.ca)is Canada’s eight-largest publicly traded bank, with total assets of $43.1 billion.

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Investing in cannabis stocks: What to watch out for

Investing in cannabis stocks: What to watch out for

What to consider before investing in cannabis stocks, and four cannabis stocks to watch.
The cannabis industry is experiencing many changes that are attracting a lot of investor interest in investing in cannabis stocks. However, it’s important to realize that these stocks are speculative stocks with… Read More

3 key ways to cut your risk in value stock investing

3 key ways to cut your risk in value stock investing

Value stock investing pointers: look at goodwill and investment quality, and look beyond financial indicators
When you begin investing, you may think the secret to investment profit is “buy low, sell high.” But that’s hard to do. You’ll often buy just before prices fall, or sell… Read More

Cenovus takes control of Alberta projects

Cenovus takes control of Alberta projects

The integrated oil producer will more than double its daily output with the purchase of its partner’s share of two oil sands properties.
CENOVUS ENERGY INC. (Toronto symbol CVE; www.cenovus.com) recently agreed to acquire full control of its main oil sands properties in Alberta.
Right now, the… Read More

ETFs give access to U.S. blue chips

ETFs give access to U.S. blue chips

These ETFs, like mutual funds, track major stock market indexes, but their low management fees set them apart.
These ETFs hold mostly blue-chip stocks that are widely traded on U.S. exchanges. Each ETF mirrors, or tracks, the performance of a major stock market index. That’s different… Read More

5 tips for investing in energy stocks

5 tips for investing in energy stocks

Here are five pointers you can use for better results when investing in energy stocks
Investing in energy stocks has a place in most investors’ portfolios. They can play a crucial role in your portfolio as a hedge against inflation.
Below we share tips for successful… Read More