Neither of these ETFs holds special appeal

Here we take a closer look at two relatively new North American ETFs. This month’s selections include a quantitative, low-volatility Canadian equity ETF and a global pet-products ETF.
FRANKLIN LIBERTY RISK MANAGED CANADIAN EQUITY ETF $21.04 (Toronto symbol FLRM; Market cap: $12.7 million) aims to invest in Canadian equities… Read More

The facts about … Stock options

Many aggressive investors find the lure of stock options hard to resist. However, despite that appeal, the vast majority of investors lose money with options.
Call options give the holder, or buyer, the right to purchase the underlying security at a specified “strike” price up until… Read More

New ETFs for the Canadian market

Here are three new ETF launches. Each uses “quanitative modelling.” That may make their investment approach sound scientific; however, in our view, it will likely detract from their long-term returns. Many ETFs that use a socalled “black box” to pick stocks find the approach works… Read More

Trading vs investing—which strategy has the biggest payoff?

Trading vs investing—which strategy has the biggest payoff?

What will make me the most money—trading vs investing? That’s a question many investors ask. The answers may surprise you.

Long-term wealth-building strategies aren’t built by aiming for outsized returns. They are built over time, and most importantly, by learning how not to repeat the market… Read More