What is market timing theory?

Market timing theory attempts to interpret and detect buy and sell signals in trading patterns and history.
 

Political tensions in Washington following the 2016 U.S. elections have reignited interest in marketing timing theory. The practice of market timing consists of coming up with and acting on a.. Read More

The real costs of using practice accounts to buy stocks online

The real costs of using practice accounts to buy stocks online

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced investor, these tips give you fundamental advice and show you how to put it to work right away–without any need for practice.

Today’s tip: “Practice accounts that let you buy stocks online without real money may seem to be a convenient way to learn investing… Read More

Canadian capital gains tax is one of the lowest you’ll ever pay

Canadian capital gains tax is one of the lowest you’ll ever pay

Stock market volatility in 2016 spurred a rise in investor questions about capital gains tax. Given its own volatility, 2017’s bull run has spurred even more questions.
There are three forms of investment income in Canada: interest, dividends and capital gains. Each is taxed differently. Here’s a reminder of how… Read More

Two Canadian ETFs hold most of Canada’s best stocks

Two Canadian ETFs hold most of Canada’s best stocks

Today, we look at two Canadian ETFs that hold many of the Canadian stocks we recommend for 2017. iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index ETF and iShares Canada Select Dividend Index ETF respectively mirror subindexes holding the 60 most-heavily trades stocks and 30 of the highest-yielding dividend… Read More

Loblaw ready for a test drive with this penny stock

Loblaw ready for a test drive with this penny stock

Pat McKeough recently replied to a question from an Inner Circle Member regarding a Canadian maker of transportable hydrogen generators. DynaCERT focuses on increased fuel efficiency in both heavy vehicles and stationary power generation units. And it sold over 700 units in the first quarter… Read More