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 […]

The impact of algorithmic trading on market volatility

As markets slowly return to something resembling normalcy, it’s important to maintain a sense of perspective about what has caused, and continues to cause, much of that nerve-wracking volatility. So, while it’s certainly true that the impact of COVID-19 was decisive in wiping (temporarily) trillions in market value from U.S. stocks alone, there’s something else […]

This is grim but keep a cool head and stay invested

This article has been adapted from a profile piece originally published by Wealth Professional Canada1. By James Burton I was too busy partying at university to understand the dot-com bubble. If any of my buddies had told me about it back then – they didn’t, I assure you – I’d have probably mistaken it for a […]