Investing In Oil Stocks With Less Risk

Investing In Oil Stocks With Less Risk

Investing in oil stocks and other resource sector investments can be profitable if you choose technologically advanced, well-run companies
We continue to advise against overindulging in oil stocks. That’s because the Resource sector (including oil) is highly volatile, and no one can accurately predict future oil… Read More

Oil vs Solar Energy: Which is the Best Investment?

Oil vs Solar Energy: Which is the Best Investment?

For energy stock investors, the oil vs solar debate needs to consider changing technology, plus supply and demand.
Short of radical advances in solar-power technology, the long-term prospect for true “grid parity”—the price at which it will be equally cheap to produce a kilowatt-hour of electricity… Read More

How to profitably pick stocks from TSX listings

How to profitably pick stocks from TSX listings

Our investing recommendations are the same for TSX listings as they are on other stock exchanges—here’s how to choose wisely
To succeed as an investor, you need to be able to “cut through the noise”. That is, you need to sort through the news to… Read More

The time to invest in Canadian oil stocks is now—or is it?

The time to invest in Canadian oil stocks is now—or is it?

Resist the urge to go overboard in Canadian oil stocks—but especially in junior oils, futures or options.
We think most investors should invest a portion of their portfolios in the resources sector—and that includes Canadian oil stocks. But if you do invest in those stocks, resist… Read More

How to avoid re-making investing mistakes

Don’t let yourself get caught up in a tide of optimism or pessimism when it comes to stock market advice.

John Templeton, a 20th century investing master, once said, “The four most dangerous words for an investor are ‘This time it’s different’”. What… Read More

What is Pat’s commentary for the week of January 27, 2015

John Templeton, a 20th century investing master, once said, “The four most dangerous words for an investor are “This time it’s different”. What he meant was that the market goes through recurring cycles of optimism and pessimism, and that prices rise and fall in response… Read More