A reader wants to know: How do ETFs rate in the current interest rate environment? Gordon Pape gives his...Read More»
Here, a reader questions whether she should be holding the stock. Gordon Pape gives his...Read More»
"To everything there is a season".
It's true in life and it's true in investing. The financial world moves in cycles. The most successful investors...Read More»
Let's see if we've got this straight: the U.S. economy is recovering faster than expected. GDP will grow between 2.3% and 2.6% this year and then rise...Read More»
With central banks around the world printing vast sums of money (in April, the Bank of Japan announced it would “invest” $1.4 trillion into its ailing...Read More»
Gold at $10,000 an ounce? The author of a new book thinks it may happen sooner rather than...Read More»
Everyone is looking for income these days. Even people who don't need steady cash flow are loading up on income-paying securities, in part because they...Read More»
The hot money is flowing into ETFs but sometimes mutual funds are the better bet, despite higher costs.
The flow of new money into exchange-traded funds...Read More»
I received an e-mail recently from a Toronto retiree named Jim who wants to hold preferred shares in his portfolio but is nervous about buying specific...Read More»
The old adage says to dump all your stocks and sit on the sidelines for the summer. But does it make any...Read More»
Quick now, what is the top-performing major stock market in the world this year, by a wide margin?
Would you believe Tokyo? As of the close of trading on...Read More»