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. 4 Leverage Ratios Used In Evaluating Energy Firms
    Fundamental Analysis

    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. A Silver Primer
    Fundamental 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. International Financial Reporting Standards: What You Need ...
    Economics

    International Financial Reporting Standards: What You Need ...

    Learn about the purpose of the IFRS, as well as its benefits, goals and fundamental difference from the U.S. GAAP.
  4. A Primer On Palladium
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    A Primer On Palladium

    This rare metal is being used in the industry more and more. See how you can get exposure.
  5. A Primer On Coal
    Investing Basics

    A Primer On Coal

    With the right knowledge, investors can better understand coal and gain exposure with the investment vehicles available.
  6. The Play On U.S. Energy Independence
    Stock Analysis

    The Play On U.S. Energy Independence

    BP's long-term energy report predicts U.S. energy independence by 2030. See how you can take advantage of this.
  7. A Natural Gas Primer
    Fundamental Analysis

    A Natural Gas Primer

    Learn why natural gas is playing a larger role in the energy industry.
  8. The Future Of Natural Gas
    Stock Analysis

    The Future Of Natural Gas

    Demand for natural gas is expected to increase over the next 20 years. For investors, this represents an interesting value play.
  9. 5 Common Trading Multiples Used In Oil And Gas Valuation
    Investing

    5 Common Trading Multiples Used In Oil And Gas Valuation

    Before you decide to invest in oil and gas, you should understand these multiples.
  10. Get Exposure To Canadian Oil Sands With These Stocks
    Stock Analysis

    Get Exposure To Canadian Oil Sands With These Stocks

    Get exposure to the Canadian oil sands with these stocks.
  11. A Snapshot Of Canadian Natural Resources Limited
    Stock Analysis

    A Snapshot Of Canadian Natural Resources Limited

    With the increase in oil prices this year, Canadian Natural Resources Limited might be worth adding to your portfolio.
  12. Digging Into Cenovus Energy
    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.
  13. Taking A Look At Barrick Gold
    Stock Analysis

    Taking A Look At Barrick Gold

    With the volatility in gold prices lately, should you buy into the world's largest gold producer, Barrick Gold?