Yo-Yo Markets

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 – How is this crisis different from 2000 and 2008?

In line with our mission to keep you well-informed, we would like to address some of the many questions that we have received in the past weeks regarding the COVID-19 crisis. Nader recorded our first video from his house, as our whole team is working from home. We hope you enjoy it. It’s been a […]

A History of Herding

Our colleagues at Edgepoint Wealth Management Inc. recently asked us this question: “Ever thought about the similarities between picking winning investments and choosing winners in a beauty contest?” Apparently, British economist, John Maynard Keynes examined just that concept in what could be called a “Keynesian Beauty Contest”. Edgepoint’s article delves much deeper and explains the […]

What’s in Store for Canada’s Legal Cannabis Market?

Canada’s Federal Government intends to legalize the recreational use of cannabis by July 1, 2018, and the market is expected to have a significant impact from coast to coast. A recent study by Deloitte, Recretional Cannabis – Insights and Opportunities, found initial cannabis sales could reach $5 billion and potentially rise to $8.7 billion. Sales […]