Making sense of the markets this week: March 1, 2021

Each week, Cut the Crap Investing founder Dale Roberts shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors.  The greatest threat to stocks might be…bonds The tech-heavy Nasdaq 100 index…

Making sense of the markets this week: February 22, 2021

Each week, Cut the Crap Investing founder Dale Roberts shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors. Boosting the portfolio for the commodities EV supercycle A commodities supercycle occurs…

Making sense of the markets this week: February 8, 2021

Each week, Cut the Crap Investing founder Dale Roberts shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors. Redditors vs Wall Street: Act II Last week, the news headlines and…

Weekend Reading – Shorting primer, Robinhood, pretending to FIRE, “I’m out”, dividend all-stars to own!

Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. Weekend Reading – Shorting primer, Robinhood, pretending to FIRE, “I’m out”, dividend all-stars to own! Wow. What. A. Week. Welcome to my latest…

How to invest in cryptocurrency (without losing your shirt)

I have until now not written about the ongoing cryptocurrency boom—but, given the spectacular rise of bitcoin in the last few months, and last week’s subsequent correction, decided it was…

Should you invest in cryptocurrency? 

How much is bitcoin worth? Should you invest in it? If so, how do you invest in bitcoin? Great questions. And since its creation in 2009, bitcoin investing has intrigued,…

Should you speculate with your retirement portfolio?

Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. Should you speculate with your retirement portfolio? Should you speculate with your retirement portfolio? “…if you really can’t refrain from buying individual stocks,…

The Best Gold ETFs In Canada for 2021

When the stock market is falling, investors tend to rush towards gold. For this reason and more, gold makes for a solid hedge against future downturns in the stock market.…

Watch the ScotiaAdvice+ Virtual Panel: Investing in Uncertain Times

Panellists Jean-François Perrault Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist, Scotiabank Judith Chan, CFA Portfolio Manager and Director of Portfolio Solutions Scotia Global Asset Management, Scotiabank Iris Gu Financial Advisor, Investment and…

The best investing plays for your “play money”

MoneySense readers know our investing philosophy well: Buy for the long-term, favour low-cost exchange-traded funds and diversify across geographies, sectors and asset classes. Yes, we’re pretty boring, but we’re not…