With the S&P and the Dow in record territory, everyone is waiting for the shoe to drop. But when will that happen? Gordon Pape offers his view.
The other night, I joined a group of friends for a glass of wine and a taco buffet at our golf club....Read More»
A reader's wife has $10,000 in a TFSA and wants it to grow. What's the best fund?
Q – My wife has $10,000 in a Bank of Montreal TFSA. My intentions are to build up her account with my CPP. Question: Does the Bank of Montreal have any funds with low...Read More»
What lessons can investors learn from BlackBerry's implosion?
The sad saga of BlackBerry provides a cautionary tale for all investors, especially those...Read More»
If interest rates aren't going up for the next few years, why are bond funds losing value? Gordon Pape gives his answer.
Q – This morning on the radio,...Read More»
It requires commitment and patience. The payoff may be better returns at a lower cost.
How do you select a winning mutual fund? It's not easy. Perhaps...Read More»
An investment that seemed perfectly safe a few years ago may look a lot different now. Risk is a shape-shifter and you need to know when to take...Read More»
The U.S. could plunge over the fiscal cliff. But if it doesn't, watch for a big stock market rally.
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A reader wants to know how they are treated by Canadian and U.S. authorities when it comes to...Read More»
The defensive approach to investing, which worked so well for more than four years is passé. If you want to make money now, you need to look for growth...Read More»
Stock markets around the world are chalking up double-digit gains while Canada lags far behind. Here's how to take advantage of the changing...Read More»
A reader wonders what would happen to his money if the bank went belly-up. ...Read More»