Globeinvestor Tips and Tricks: a monthly newsletter

May Issue

Welcome to the latest edition of Globeinvestor Tips & Tricks. You can retrieve back copies through our Tips & Tricks archive.

This month:

Be a well-read investor

Andrew Allentuck sorts out the dogs of the business book world, and then reviews the best for in our Book Centre. His insightful reviews include recommendations on the type of investor the book's best suited for, so experts won't be bored and novices won't be overwhelmed. Each book Allentuck looks at fall into one of four categories: "Stocks". "Mutual Funds", "Personal Finance", as well as "Heroes & Scoundrels"

Visit the Book Centre

Back to top Tip: Free annual reports

Did you know you can get many Canadian companies' annual reports free through To see if a company's report is available, browse through the reports alphabetically or by industry. Or, from any page on, enter the company's symbol in the box on the top right.

From the Stock Today page, there is a link in the "Find our more" box to the Annual Report if the report is available. The link also appears as an icon () on price reports and portfolio pages. Clicking on the link loads the annual report page.

Depending on the company, you may be able to download the report directly or have it mailed to you for free. Once you have selected your preferred option, press the Complete This Order button.

Browse the Annual Reports Service.

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Spring cleaning

May is spring-cleaning month at Trade by Numbers. Our columnists suggest ways you can clean-up your portfolio and restock it with some fresh picks for the new season.

Look for this issue at in early May.

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