What Drives Gold Prices?

What Drives Gold Prices?

Historically gold was simply another currency – one that couldn’t be debased and could reliably store vast amounts of wealth.

Should You Wait for a Market Pullback Before Investing?

Should You Wait for a Market Pullback Before Investing?

Should you buy stocks after a 10% or 20% pullback? Should you ‘buy the dip’? Or should you just invest the money when you have some to spare?

10 Charts That Make You Say ‘Hmmm’

10 Charts That Make You Say ‘Hmmm’

The best (and worst) economic, investing and business charts from the past week.

Review: iShares S&P/TSX Composite High Dividend Index ETF (XEI)

Review: iShares S&P/TSX Composite High Dividend Index ETF (XEI)

With a distribution yield of 6.26%, is XEI the real deal or is it too good to be true?

17 Investing Guru Quotes

17 Investing Guru Quotes

Investing wisdom by Paul Tudor Jones, Peter Lynch, John Templeton, Stan Druckenmiller and Jesse Livermore.

1989-1996 Canadian Housing Collapse Looks Eerily Similar to Today

1989-1996 Canadian Housing Collapse Looks Eerily Similar to Today

Canadian home prices fell from 1989-1996 taking 13 years to recover.

3 Canadian Preferred Share ETFs for Steady Income

3 Canadian Preferred Share ETFs for Steady Income

Preferred shares are a hybrid dividend-paying alternative to equities and fixed income. Often neglected, but with fat yields.

40 S&P 500 Companies Raised Dividends During the Covid-19 Crisis

40 S&P 500 Companies Raised Dividends During the Covid-19 Crisis

Note: Table below best viewed on desktop PC If you’ve watched CNBC lately all you see is doom and gloom. If it bleeds it leads, so naturally media has a… Read more

The 60/40 Portfolio is Dead

The 60/40 Portfolio is Dead

What worked over the past 40 years may no longer work. It’s time to look at new portfolio structures.

Your Money IS Your Life

Your Money IS Your Life

Forget about FOMO. Ignore your friends bragging about their gains. This should not be what drives you to invest.

US Companies That Actually Raised Dividends Last Month

Corporate executives have an ability to send ‘signals’ to the market about the health of their organization. One such signal is dividend policy. In particular, if a company increases its… Read more

14 Charts on the State of the World (May 1, 2020)

14 Charts on the State of the World (May 1, 2020)

1957/58 pandemic GDP experience saw a quick recovery after a sharp decline Recessions are short. Expansions are long. About a quarter of the recently unemployed are classified as temporarily unemployed…. Read more

List of All 17 Gold ETFs in Canada (July 2020)

List of All 17 Gold ETFs in Canada (July 2020)

Many investors are starting to get interested in gold again. You can invest in gold by purchasing actual bullion (bars or coins) from a dealer, by buying a fund that… Read more