Friday , 14 August 2020

Stocks & ETFunds

GLD vs. PHYS: Which Is the Best Gold Trust & Why? (+10K Views)

Some investors might not be aware that SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) does not, in ordinary circumstances, allow for the redemption of physical gold while the Sprott Physical Gold Trust (PHYS) has the unique property of allowing investors to trade in their shares for physical gold deliveries. This article takes a look at the performance, liquidity and purpose of each to determine which is best under which circumstances.

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Physical Gold vs. Gold Stocks: Which Perform Best In A Recession? (+19K Views)

IF the bull market in stocks and bonds is to end, the implications will be dire because, historically, the Fed has always intervened to prop the market by lowering interest rates. Fed moves impact the broader market equities and impact resource equities alike so let’s take a look at the effect of a general market correction on our resource portfolio.

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The P/E Ratio: Its Strengths and Limitations (+34K Views)

When it comes to valuing stocks, the price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio is the number one metric for investors that want an instant fix on what the market thinks of a company. [That being said]...there are health warnings to heed if you don’t want to be left exposed by its limitations. [Let me explain.] Words: 1101

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Cannabis Central: 2 Steps Forward (April & May); 1 Step Back (June)

A month ago I wrote that, with the non-penny cannabis stock sector advancing significantly for 2 months in a row (+11% in April and +25.3% in May), it might well be suggesting that the sector had finally hit bottom at the end of March but the -8.0% performance in June shows it to be a "2 steps forward and 1 step back" situation.

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Cannabis Central: Most Pot Stocks Are Losers YTD But These 6 Are Winners

Only 6 pure-play non-penny pot stocks are UP year-to-date out of a total of 300 actively traded cannabis stocks listed on the various North American stock exchanges. These "momentum" stocks, representing just 2% of the total, suggest that their companies are well managed, well financed and executing their respective business plans in such a manner as to have the confidence of serious marijuana stock investors. As such, they deserve your attention and this article does just that.

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