Investing

What Should Your Advisor Do For You?

Do you think an investment advisor’s role is to predict the future? Well, think again. Investment advisors (IAs) don’t have a crystal ball. The...

Popularity Paradox: Pros and Cons of Hot Stocks

Should you invest in “popular” stocks? New research suggests that popular stocks may underperform compared to less popular picks. Before you load up the...

Five Easy Pieces: How to Ruin Your Investment Returns

What is the secret to success? Is it aiming high and always keeping our eyes on the prize? Is it giving 110 per cent,...

Hang in There, Baby — Investing in Tough Times

Once upon a time, a trade war destroyed the market. Or it was the biggest buying opportunity since 2008? Apple can’t innovate. Or is it poised to...

How Small Investments Can Lead to Big Change

According to a recently released United Nations report, one million plant and animal species are facing extinction due to human activity. The world’s unprecedented...

Impact Investing: The New Generation of Social Responsibility

Vermilion Energy heats the 15-hectare Tom d'Aqui tomato greenhouse in Parentis, France, using geothermal energy from its oil production. Credit: Vermilion Energy Inc.  Impact investing...

Is Ethical Investing Good for Returns?

Sustainable, socially conscious, green, ethical and responsible investing is hot. But when you’re looking at socially responsible investing from a performance point-of-view, at the end...

The “Year of the Pig” and Stock Markets

The Chinese New Year started on February 5th, marking the official Year of the Pig. After the economic zaniness of the previous Year of...

Why You Shouldn’t Fall in Love with a Stock

When we are obsessed with a person, an idea, or a thing we don’t make rational decisions. It’s human nature. The role of the investment...