Why work for a living when your house out-earns you? In a “truth is stranger than fiction” moment, the price appreciation of homes in greater Vancouver have produced more than the sum total of all work done by every single human being that lives in
So May is almost over, and most markets around the world are up, putting the notion of ‘sell in May and go away’ in question. The facts are simple, while there are tendencies of price behaviour at certain times during the year, it is by
You will start to hear about a head and shoulders pattern forming on the S&P 500 this week. I wanted to look at the pattern, what is happening in the market as it is forming, and the probability it plays out and what you should
Share Buybacks have been a very popular use of corporate profits in the past few years. By some estimates, they have “artificially” increased earnings per share by over 25 per cent in the past few years. This would suggest that if we factor in non-adjusted
Stock analysts (bottom up) remain on crack. They almost always love their stocks and they basically get paid to tell a good story on why you should buy them. Very few are unbiased even after years of regulatory changes and the fact that they swear
This week on Berman’s Call: Leading Indicators: Credit Spreads and Bank Underperformance There is nothing more toxic to growth than too much leverage. We have said for years that the bond market is far smarter about the outlook for the economy than the stock market.
As we urged investors to see the opportunity in markets earlier this year, we’ve had a great bounce, but viewers ask – are we still in a bear market? In a word, yes. In a few more words: http://www.bnn.ca/Video/player.aspx?vid=828443
Trying to understand the mass psychology and behaviour of the markets can help us make better investment decisions. We have all heard of the idea of buy low sell high, but how do we figure out when to do it. Most investors tend to dislike