Chris Dumont

Chris Dumont is a Financial Research Analyst and contributing author for Investopedia. He graduated from the University of Alberta's School of Business where he earned his Bachelor of Commerce degree and is currently a CFA Level II Candidate. In his spare time he likes to keep fit, snowboard and travel.

  1. Commodities

    4 Leverage Ratios Used In Evaluating Energy Firms

    These four leverage ratios can help investors understand how oil and gas firms are managing their debt.
  2. Financial Analysis

    A Silver Primer

    Find out what affects the price of silver, the types of investments that can be made and the methods in which it is traded.
  3. Markets & Economy

    International Financial Reporting Standards

    Learn about the purpose of the IFRS, as well as its benefits, goals and fundamental difference from the U.S. GAAP.
  4. ETFs

    A Primer On Palladium

    This rare metal is being used in the industry more and more. See how you can get exposure.
  5. Commodities

    A Primer On Coal

    With the right knowledge, investors can better understand coal and gain exposure with the investment vehicles available.
  6. Commodities

    A Natural Gas Primer

    Learn why natural gas is playing a larger role in the energy industry.
  7. Commodities

    5 Common Trading Multiples Used In Oil And Gas Valuation

    Before you decide to invest in oil and gas, you should understand these multiples.
  8. Stock Analysis

    Get Exposure To Canadian Oil Sands With These Stocks

    Get exposure to the Canadian oil sands with these stocks.
  9. Stock Analysis

    Digging Into Cenovus Energy

    Cenovus is a good oil sands play with high growth and dividends. Find out of it's worth your investment.