Here’s your primer for precious-metal gains

Investor demand for gold is very strong right now, with consistent buying by central banks as well as exchange-traded funds. Silver has also moved lately, but platinum has lagged.
Those last two precious metals have proportionally larger industrial applications than gold (see graph), which strengthens their… Read More

Two big risks of Canadian penny stocks you can avoid

Two big risks of Canadian penny stocks you can avoid

Penny stocks, including Canadian ones, can be riskier than other investments, and if investors aren’t careful, early success can actually lead to a big loss
The appeal of Canadian penny stocks is no different in September 2019 than it was in September 2009: Investors are looking to… Read More

What is Pat’s commentary for the week of April 15, 2014?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped nearly 600 points in a little over a week. Speculative stocks such as Facebook are down around 20% from their peaks of the previous month. Meanwhile, Russia is concentrating its troops on Ukraine’s eastern border, and Ukrainian troops clashed… Read More