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11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …


The S&P 500 is in a \’firmly bullish position\’: Sam Stovall

How do CIBC mutual funds measure up against its index funds?

<i>Andrew Hallam is the index investor for Globe Investor's Strategy Lab. Follow his contributions here</i> <i>and view his model portfolio here.</i><p>Every day, thousands of Canadians settle into chairs in front of financial advisers. Most people don't have an interest in the stock market. They know they should be …


This 'very conservative' portfolio has returned 8% annually

It's been several months since I looked at the Very Conservative Portfolio I created for my Internet Wealth Builder newsletter. When I last updated it in the fall, it was bearing the scars of the fallout from interest rate fears that began in May 2013 and had lost 4.8 per cent in the previous six …

Can I invest in international stocks without being taxed?

<i>Dear Nancy</i><p><i>Can I invest in international equities or stocks without being taxed?</i><p><i>Thanks,</i><p><i>Ted</i><p>Dear Ted,<p>It depends whether you mean growth or income. The income from companies that are not headquartered in Canada or the U.S. is subject to non-residency withholding tax. This is imposed by the country …


Quiz: Complete these famous quotes from Buffett, Rockefeller and other investors

"There are two times in a man's life when he should not speculate," Mark Twain said. "When he can't afford it and when he can."<p>There's wisdom in Twain's wit. Many people don't understand the difference between speculating and investing. They get burned chasing quick profits on risky stocks, when …


Rob Carrick's ETF Buyer's Guide, Vol. 5: Bond ETFs

No matter what your interest rate outlook, there's a bond ETF for you.But just try and find it. With its manic slicing and dicing of the bond market and its copycat products, the exchange-traded fund industry is overwhelming investors who just want to pick a nice bond ETF or two for their portfolio.<p>…


Map: Tracing the nearly 5,500 kilometres the Saints basketball team has travelled this season


Former Bay St. analyst finds better bargains in small-cap stocks

<b>Stuart Isherwood, 44</b><p><b>Occupation</b><p>Full-time investor<p><b>The portfolio</b><p>Includes shares in WesternOne Inc., Richards Packaging Income Fund, Cogeco Cable Inc., InnVest Real Estate Investment Trust, debentures of CanWel Building Materials Group Ltd., and Pollard Banknote.<p><b>The investor</b><p>Stuart Isherwood has been …


Flows data show investors still want nothing to do with emerging markets

Exclusive: Pimco's Gross declares El-Erian is 'trying to undermine me' | News Home | Reuters

(Reuters) - Bill Gross, the co-founder and co-chief investment officer of Pacific Investment Management Co, has accused departing CEO Mohamed El-Erian of seeking to “undermine” him by talking to The Wall Street Journal about deepening tensions between the two executives who have been jointly …

Wall Street

7 signs we’re near a market top, and what to do now

Remember March 4, 2014 — a day that will go down in Wall Street history as the beginning of the end for this latest bull market, which is about to …

Stock Markets