Beware of Bubbles

What is a bubble? In the context of capital markets, a “bubble” is a phenomenon in which the prices of an asset or asset class are bid up to levels far beyond their historical baseline, and far beyond what any rational valuation of future prospects would warrant. Put simply, bubbles typically arise when some legit … More Beware of Bubbles

Dollar-Cost Averaging

This post will outline what a dollar-cost averaging (DCA) program is, the benefits of such a program and what type of investor it is best suited for, and finally how to implement such a program. What is Dollar-cost averaging? It is an investment technique of buying a fixed dollar amount of a particular investment on a … More Dollar-Cost Averaging

Index Advantage

What is an index fund and why is it the best long term investment? In my last article “Save your way to a better retirement through stocks” I outlined the long term advantages of stocks, and showed that they have outperformed all other asset classes in Canada and the US over long term periods. Due … More Index Advantage

Never Get High on Your Own Supply

Overview of the Cannabis Industry While the cannabis industry is still in it’s infancy, it has attracted an astronomical amount of investment capital. Many companies originally focused on the development of medical grade Marijuana have turned their focus to the recreational market. With Justin Trudeau’s commitment to legalizing marijuana for recreational use throughout Canada, and … More Never Get High on Your Own Supply