Top Articles for the week of Feb. 18

MOST READ: The most read articles this week were the top performing mutual funds of 2018, renewable energy stocks in focus, and how to cross the retirement finish line

Ruth Saldanha 26 February, 2019 | 6:00PM

What did investors read about last week? The top performing Canadian mutual funds of 2018, renewable energy stocks and retirement investing were the most popular articles last week

The best performing mutual funds of 2018
Of over 1,000 medalist mutual funds that had positive returns, most of the top performers are U.S. focused

Three stocks soaking up the sunny global outlook for renewable energy
Renewables will see the largest uptake in the electricity sector, providing almost 30% of power demand in 2023, and could constitute more than 70% of global electricity generation growth

Crossing the retirement finish line
What are the ideal asset allocations for your age when planning for retirement?

These three Canadian bank stocks are flashing buy signals
A savage sell-off of Canadian banking stocks have left these dividend-paying lenders looking cheap and attractive to long-term investors

Why wait for the U.S.-China trade deal to invest?
Investors are on the sidelines amidst the trade negotiations and a slowing Chinese economy - they shouldn’t be

Is portfolio diversification a myth?
In the traditional sense, yes. Investors today must look beyond the traditional areas and asset mixes for “real” diversification

Canadian stock earnings this past week
Several Canadian companies reported earnings this past week – here’s a look at six companies covered by Morningstar analysts

Are you ready for your 2018 taxes?
A guide to making your return less taxing this year

10 Canadian stocks that are still cheap
Markets may be up, but there are still 49 stocks that are trading below our fair value estimates

Leith Wheeler focuses on total returns, not just dividends
Sustainable business models, profits, returns on invested capital, free cash flow yields, and strong balance sheets, are some of the things manager Patrick Reddy seeks

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