US Stocks

It pays to buy what others sell

Oil prices have plummeted since June, 2014. Other commodity prices have declined. This has hurt the share prices of the producers. Oil companies are a lot cheaper than they were. The same is true of many mining companies that we review   Read More

Canucks should own some Yankee pluck

As the most dynamic, flexible and successful material-wealth-building economy in the world, the U.S. deserves your investment attention. Every Canadian investor should have some exposure to U.S. stocks.

Compared to last   Read More

Keeping Score

A look back at some investment hits and misses

When I worked for a major brokerage firm many years ago, I was always amazed to see how few of the Investment   Read More

Safety Abroad

Look beyond North America’s borders and benefit from ADR investing

ADRs, or American Depositary Receipts make it easy for you to buy overseas companies and provide you with an extra measure   Read More

Oil Patch

World markets currently less desirable than developed markets, where some of the best opportunities lie in the oil patch..

March was a volatile month for the markets, with worries over global   Read More

Market Mayhem

Worries over emerging markets continue, but North America looks poised for a recovery

The stock market has been in quite a funk these last few weeks.

Expectations of a reduction in stimulus   Read More

Follow the money

Some of my research involves sentiment indicators, which measure the level of bullish or bearish behavior by two distinct groups of investors.

One group, sometimes referred to as the “smart   Read More

Soft drink stocks: PepsiCo

– Analysts: Bill Schmitz Jr./Eric Katzman, Deutsche Bank

PepsiCo Inc.’s (PEP-NYSE, $76.69, Consumer Products Sector) product portfolio is “a tale of two cities”, with beverages struggling as snacks thrive, according to   Read More

How to Measure Trends

– Ken Norquay, CMT


 

Is there an economic indicator that can help the average investor sort out the long-term ups and downs of the financial markets?


In my book, Beyond the Bull,   Read More