Investing in bonds of individual countries requires careful observations of each nation's strengths and weaknesses, but can prove rewarding.
These picks boast rapidly growing earnings and strong balance sheets.
Bank of Nova Scotia, Canada's third-largest bank, sees profit climb 41% to a record high in its second quarter.
In a time of international uncertainty, the iShares MSCI Canada Index Fund stands out with its exposure to natural resources and strong banks.
Keep an eye on funds that track health care, Internet companies, retail, Canada's financial sector and cars.
The fertilizer maker believes BHP's $40 billion takeover bid undervalues the company. So, it's looking for an investor group to buy the company. The government reports low inflation but a wider trade gap.
There is a good reason management is shifting strategy. Should investors stick around?
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