The financial markets were all over the place at the beginning of 2020. Prices declined sharply, recovered, then dropped again. It’s called volatility, and it can make those suffering from weak stomachs feel deeply uneasy. In such an environment, it seems then almost discordant that we talk about opportunities, sometimes even encouraging some of you […]
COVID-19 – Investing in a downturn
We want to share with you the different investment options when we’re in a downturn and we’re going to use 2008 as a case study.
Couche-Tard Makes an Historical Acquisition!
It may come as surprise to some, but Laval, Quebec-based Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. is one of the largest convenience store operators in the world. With more than 16,000 outlets across Canada, the United States, Europe, Mexico, Japan, China and Indonesia, Couche-Tard has announced plans to buy U.S. retail rival CST Brands Inc. in a takeover […]
10% Corrections Are Great For Long Term Returns
As of this writing, most major world stock markets are down over 10% from their highs. When the market is up you are taking away from future returns, when the market is down you are adding to future returns. Since 1928, these 10%+ corrections have occurred over 28 times. Many people falsely believe that these […]