Investing

What does money mean to you? Alternate Investments – Gold and...

What does money mean to you? A stack of crisp paper bills? Numbers on a screen?  Ask Nick Barisheff, a Canadian authority on gold bullion,...

Why Stock Market Forecasts are Useless

The pandemic has shown us that anything can blindside forecasts and upend our plans. Many economists and financial analysts in the business media have...

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...