Posted on May 2, 2016
Venezuela is on the verge of economic collapse. Once the darling of Western liberals, Chavez’s socialist experiment is coming to a tragic close.
Posted on April 27, 2016
Trump is a real American conservative, one that wants less foreign intervention and old style trade protection. That’s a message his opposition have ignored at their peril.
Posted on March 3, 2016
Even as market volatility subsides there is still much uncertainty about what is going on. What to do when daily market news conflicts, and seems to trigger opposite responses out of the market.
Posted on March 2, 2016
Bloomberg published an article highlighting high rates of misconduct for financial advisors in the United States, what should Canadian investors make of this and how can they protect themselves?
Posted on February 18, 2016
The market is rallying and sentiment has seemingly turned positive, but why? A quick look at the global economies tells us there is still much to be concerned about.
Posted on February 12, 2016
The Big Short is an excellent movie about the 2008 crash, but it tells investors little about how to deal with turbulent and dangerous markets. In fact it may perpetuate bad investing advice.
Posted on January 29, 2016
This past week CIBC decried the amount of money Canadians aren’t investing, but the real story is how young Canadians have been failed by the financial industry.
Posted on January 19, 2016
Over the past two years, despite a great deal of negative news, the BoC has never changed it’s views on threats to the Canadian economy. How can that be?
Posted on January 15, 2016
With markets reeling from the global sell off, is there any reason for optimism? This contrarian spells out why the bull market is only “mostly dead”. Also, using The Princess Bride to talk markets? Inconceivable!
Posted on January 12, 2016
Around the world this morning, an RBS analyst made headlines telling investors to “sell everything.” What should investors do with sudden and scary advice of that nature?