Why Investors have to Adopt New Tactics From Time to Time
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Why Investors have to Adopt New Tactics From Time to Time

According to investing pioneer Sir John Templeton, “The four most dangerous words in investing are: ‘this time it’s different.’” His admonishment, often quoted and treated as divinely inspired, refers to investors’ belief that the measurement of value changes in a fundamental way over time. Although Templeton’s essential point to invest in value rather than respond […]

Finally!  Alternative Investments For the Rest of Us
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Finally! Alternative Investments For the Rest of Us

There’s no doubt some Canadian investors are cynical about the rise in popularity of alternative investments over the past few years. And really, who can blame them? Hedge-fund strategies and non-traditional asset classes such as private equity and infrastructure are repeatedly touted for their significant diversification benefits and returns that are uncorrelated to stocks and […]

6 Rules for Novice Investors
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6 Rules for Novice Investors

I recently began volunteering with an organization called Girls Inc., one of whose valuable programs that teaches teen girls the basics of investing and money management. By the end of the program, the girls will be competently managing a full-blown investment portfolio. Sadly, that’s something that most adults are unable to do. Most novice investors […]