Tuesday , 18 June 2019


Investing

5 Risks Of the Stock Market

There are many risks within the market that leads an investor to making or losing money but being proactive and reducing all of the risks you can will lead to less volatility and more growth over the long term. Let’s look at 5 risks of the stock market.

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Is Gold A Good Portfolio Diversifier and/or Inflation Hedge?

While gold has traditionally been seen as a tactical way to help preserve wealth during market corrections, times of geopolitical stress or persistent dollar weakness, we think there is a case to be made for gold as a core diversifying asset with a long-term strategic role in multi-asset portfolios...as gold’s historically low or negative correlation with most other asset classes argues in its favor...This article looks at how gold-backed assets have behaved over time as a portfolio diversifier, tail risk hedge and inflation hedge.

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Are Stocks Overvalued? It All Depends On…

The weight of the evidence today suggests that stocks are overvalued irrespective of the number of years over which you are smoothing earnings. Historically, that has meant below average forward returns with lower odds of a positive return BUT, while today’s high valuation levels may tilt the odds, but the wide range of possible outcomes remains. Let me explain.

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Fate Of Stock Market Now In Donald Trump’s Hands – Here’s Why

Bank of America's proprietary "Global Wave" indicator [see below] has just peaked for only the tenth time in 25 years and both the economy and markets are now set to stagnate for the next year, or worse, if more adverse developments emerge. Which scenario the markets will follow will depend on how the U.S.-China (and global) trade war develops; in other words, the fate of the stock market is now in Donald Trump's hands.

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The 4 Best Canadian Bank Stocks Today

The largest Canadian banks have proven over the past decade that they not only endure times of economic duress better than their American counterparts, but that they can grow at high rates coming out of a recession as well. The group as a whole also pays very nice dividends, making them attractive for income investors. In this article, we...look at four large Canadian banks – The Royal Bank of Canada (RY), The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS), Bank of Montreal (BMO) and Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD) – and rank them in order of highest prospective total returns.

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Relax – Only 2 Simple Concepts Needed To Be A Successful Investor – Here They Are

New investors are often intimidated because of their lack of knowledge. They see well-dressed men and women in the financial media using jargon they don’t understand, so they believe that investing is a great mystery. They think there are magic formulas to memorize, mystical ratios to learn and complex accounting rules to comprehend and they fear that there’s no way they could master the skills required to be a successful investor. In reality, investors need to understand only two simple concepts to be successful, no matter their skill level. [Here they are!]

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