Is buying stock options a good investment strategy?

Is buying stock options a good investment strategy?

Buying stock options makes your broker happy, but your wallet might feel differently
Stock options are investment products that give you the right but not the obligation to buy a stock for a fixed price, within a fixed time period.

Buying stock options generates a lot of… Read More

5 aggressive investing tips to cut your risk

You can cut your aggressive investing risk by applying these five key investing tips.

Aggressive investing stock picks can give you bigger gains than conservative selections. But they can also give you bigger losses. Aggressive stocks are only suitable for investors who can… Read More

What is over-the-counter trading?

Over-the-counter trading is for investors who don’t mind risk and are willing to chance losing their money.

Over-the-counter trading is a term used to refer to the buying and selling of stocks via a dealer network instead of one the major exchanges like the TSX,… Read More

Stock picks: Strong quarter for Zhongpin

Zhongpin Inc., symbol HOGS on Nasdaq, is a China-based company that processes meat and other foods.

Zhongpin specializes in pork and pork products, as well as fruit and vegetables. It sells 358 meat products, including chilled pork, frozen pork and prepared meats, as well as… Read More

Stock picks: Cost cuts boosted Dorel’s earnings in the latest quarter

Dorel Industries, symbol DII.B on Toronto, makes a wide range of products, including bicycles, ready-to-assemble home and office furniture; juvenile products, such as car seats, strollers, high chairs, toddler beds and cribs (including Eddie Bauer and Disney Baby licensed products); home furnishings, including chairs, tables,… Read More

Cutting your risk in aggressive investing

Aggressive investing stock picks can give you bigger gains than conservative selections. But they can also give you bigger losses. Aggressive stocks are only suitable for investors who can accept substantial risk. You can be wrong on any of your stock picks, of course. But… Read More