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 […]

How to Make Your Portfolio As Inefficient As Possible – Pay Down the Mortgage
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How to Make Your Portfolio As Inefficient As Possible – Pay Down the Mortgage

There’s been no shortage of fear-mongering about the Canadian housing market – whether that’s Deutsche Bank stating it is overvalued by 65 per cent, or U.S. hedge funds shorting the country’s banks and mortgage providers. Jerome Hass, a portfolio manager at Lightwater Partners Ltd., had similar views about the London, England, property market just under […]

7 Ways to Simplify Your Investments
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7 Ways to Simplify Your Investments

Investing doesn’t have to be difficult. Eliminating complicated investments can make your portfolio easier to manage and could even boost your returns. Automating your finances can also make it easier to save money and track your investments. Here are seven ways to make investing simple. 1. Consider a robo advisor. Automated online investment management platforms […]

Why Investors Should Look Outside of U.S. Markets
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Why Investors Should Look Outside of U.S. Markets

Value investors are finding it difficult to pick stocks in the U.S. as low interest rates around the world continue to fuel equity markets, especially since U.S. multinationals are getting hit quite hard by their foreign currency exposure due to the greenback’s strength. Nevertheless, strategists are almost universally positive on the outlook for U.S. markets […]