3 Stocks to Benefit From an Internet-Obsessed Nation
Having grown up on the Canadian Border -- in Niagara Falls, N.Y. - I have always had a deep love for Canada. I grew up and remain a Toronto Maple Leafs fan. Unlike a sizable swath of Americans, I have never ignored Canada. I have been to many of its great cities -- many times -- and keep tabs on what's happening over there. Thanks to my hockey fandom, I watch Canadian television and consume online media out of Canada daily, almost year-round.
For more than a year, I have been hyper-bullish BCE, Inc.
You would not know this if you disregard Canada as irrelevant. Rogers and Bell, along with, to a certain extent, Telus
It's a no-brainer for long-term investors to consider BCE and RCI as core positions.
While I wouldn't refer to BlackBerry
Consider some numbers from the above-mentioned comScore report.
First, Canadians, compared to the rest of the world, rank first or second in key metrics that measure online visits, engagement and online video viewing. It's really quite remarkable.
Second, and maybe more importantly, these numbers have plenty of room to run as smartphone adoption continues to grow.