Making sense of the markets this week: May 17, 2021

Each week, Cut the Crap Investing founder Dale Roberts shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors. The Nasdaq is having a bad day…and month Wow, what a week.…

Making sense of the markets this week: April 19, 2021

Each week, Cut the Crap Investing founder Dale Roberts shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors. Why you need to consider scarcity cred Scott Galloway, a marketing prof…

Making sense of the markets this week: April 12, 2021

Each week, Cut the Crap Investing founder Dale Roberts shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors. How (much) retail investors took over the markets It has been a…

Making sense of the markets this week: April 5, 2021

Each week, Cut the Crap Investing founder Dale Roberts shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors. Serious concerns over the Canadian housing bubble BMO has sounded the alarm…

Desert-island ETF picks for 2021

Overview Canadian U.S. International Fixed-Income All-in-One Desert-Island Picks As mentioned in the Best ETFs overview, we have retained this new feature introduced in the 2019 edition to provide additional ETF…

Best fixed-income ETFs for 2021

Overview Canadian U.S. International Fixed-Income All-in-One Desert-Island Picks While fixed income typically provides investors a bit of sleep-at-night ballast along with modest flows of income for retirees, early in 2021…

Best international ETFs for 2021

Overview Canadian U.S. International Fixed-Income All-in-One Desert-Island Picks The panel retained six of the eight international or global ETF All-stars from 2020: two from iShares (XAW and XEF), three from…

Best U.S. ETFs for 2021

Overview Canadian U.S. International Fixed-Income All-in-One Desert-Island Picks The panel opted to retain all seven of our 2020 U.S.-equity ETF picks, while (finally!) adding two technology ETFs and a Vanguard…

Best Canadian ETFs for 2021

Overview Canadian U.S. International Fixed-Income All-in-One Desert-Island Picks While some categories generated heated debate among our panelists, that was decidedly not the case with Canadian equities. All five Canadian equity…

Making sense of the markets this week: March 29, 2021

Each week, Cut the Crap Investing founder Dale Roberts shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors.  The bitcoin ETFs are a hit, and it’s causing a price war…