The last 12-15 months have undoubtedly tested investor’s patience. Many factors – inflation, rising interest rates, and choppy equity markets are seemingly converging all at once, which has led to the abundance of recession headlines for 2023. In times like...
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Back to the Basics
The past 12 months have not painted a pretty picture for stock markets around the world. The last few years made investing look easy, and this year has served as a little reminder that successful long-term investing is anything but easy. With all the negative...
Slow & Steady Wins the Race
In North America, the majority of investors get their financial market updates from television and news media sources. Inevitably, that means over the past couple weeks your morning headlines (which are primarily geared to the USA) would have read something along the...
War, Geopolitics, and the Economy
Like most of you across the country, we’ve been following the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine and our thoughts remain with all the families affected by these seemingly unconscionable actions. Events like this put life into perspective, and if the stock market is one of...
A recent global survey of individual investors from Naxtis Investment Management surveyed over 8,000 investors from 24 countries to see how the pandemic affected their finances, health, and emotions. A key finding was that “despite the stress presented in the past 18...
Gamestop, Stock Markets, and The Story of Two Investors… Part 2
Last week, we addressed the GameStop frenzy, looked at the two vastly different ‘games’ that go on in the market, and why it is so important to understand which one you are involved in. You can read Part one here. You may have noticed that much of our investment...
Gamestop, Stock Markets, and The Story of Two Investors… Part 1
First off, lets address the craze that has created all of the buzz these last two weeks… the speculative frenzy of investing in floundering stocks like GameStop, AMC Entertainment, BlackBerry and more by Reddit investors (in a forum called WallStreetBets). This wasn’t...
Why doing nothing is so hard to do
Remember: Patience is a virtue Although the best investors understand the importance of patience, it is one of the most difficult skills to learn as an investor and portfolio manager. You’ll often hear the expression “patience pays off”, but what does that actually...
US Election and the Stock Market
As our neighbours to the south go to the polls today, we thought that it would be timely to look at the impact that US Elections have HAD on your investments and THE financial markets as a whole. Every four years, investors inevitably focus on the possible outcomes of...
Time is money
“Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it ... he who doesn't ... pays it. - Albert Einstein Even in the early 20th Century, Albert Einstein knew that compound interest had the potential to change lives. It is suggested that...
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The Year Ahead
The last 12-15 months have undoubtedly tested investor’s patience. Many factors – inflation, rising interest rates, and choppy equity markets are seemingly converging all at once, which has led to...
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