Saying no to cryptocurrency was a glorious moment for Canada’s investment advisers

Saying no to cryptocurrency was a glorious moment for Canada’s investment advisers

Making the right call in investing sometimes requires you to look excruciatingly wrong for a while. The investment advisers who declined to board the cryptocurrency hype train understand this well. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies took off in 2020 and didn’t peak until roughly 12 months ago. Anti-crypto advisers and money managers must have hated those … Read more

20 stocks with a history of profitability that could weather a downturn

20 stocks with a history of profitability that could weather a downturn

What are we looking for? High-quality companies garnering positive sentiment from Street analysts. The screen In a recent article, The Globe and Mail highlighted Mark Carney’s thoughts on the state of the Canadian economy and the possibility of a looming recession. In short, Mr. Carney doesn’t think things will be as bad as they were … Read more

A 17-pack of dividend-growth stocks for investors who want to flip the script on inflation

A 17-pack of dividend-growth stocks for investors who want to flip the script on inflation

Fight inflation by investing in it. If you’re paying more for gasoline or diesel fuel, invest in energy stocks. Price hikes in retail stores mounting up? Put some money in companies that sell the things you buy. Let’s refine this idea a bit: Focus on dividend-paying stocks because their quarterly cash payouts will help you … Read more

ARK’s Cathie Wood keeps focus on deflation as fund slump continues

ARK’s Cathie Wood keeps focus on deflation as fund slump continues

Slowing global economic growth will soon make deflation – rather than inflation – the greatest driver in financial markets, star stock picker Cathie Wood of Ark Invest said in a webinar Tuesday. Wood, whose ARK Innovation fund sky-rocketed in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic but has significantly lagged the market over the last 12 months, … Read more