Investing

Why are Investors Hot for Alternative Assets?

You’ll have to excuse stock market investors if they wake up each morning asking, “What fresh hell is this?” The stock market of 2020...

Boring (Investing) is the New Sexy

Oh 2020, what hath thou wrought? As January opened, a British prince shockingly informed his family he was leaving them via Insta. At the...

As the World Turns—Spotlight on Global Investing

The best way to describe the psychology of investors today is “poised for disappointment”. To find out what’s driving this feeling, I sat down...

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...