Articles By Allan Small:

A Canadian meeting her money manager to discuss tax-loss selling.

Investing

’Tis the season for tax-loss selling in Canada

Tax-loss selling is one way that investors with capital gains can lower their potential tax bill. What is tax-loss...

’Tis the season for tax-loss selling in Canada
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Investing

What Canadian investors can do in times of world crisis and war

Stressed by headlines? Here’s how investors should manage their portfolios and their emotions in response to wars and other...

What Canadian investors can do in times of world crisis and war
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Investing

Making sense of the markets this week: October 29, 2023

Big Tech third-quarter earnings are in, Bank of Canada pauses interest rate hikes, U.S. 10-Year Treasury Bond yields briefly...

Making sense of the markets this week: October 29, 2023
UAW workers picketing

Investing

Making sense of the markets this week: September 24, 2023

Inflation ticks up in August, the U.S. Fed decides not to raise rates, IPOs make a comeback, what the UAW...

Making sense of the markets this week: September 24, 2023
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Investing

Making sense of the markets this week: September 3, 2023

Takeaways from the Fed Chair’s speech at Jackson Hole, looking at the value of Canadian banks, AI stocks soar,...

Making sense of the markets this week: September 3, 2023
7 in the sky as an analogy of the Magnificent Seven

Investing

Attention, Canadian investors—the “Magnificent Seven” stocks are dominating

Seven stocks, known as the Magnificent Seven, drove the markets up in the front half of 2023; 493 other...

Attention, Canadian investors—the “Magnificent Seven” stocks are dominating
Eggs sit in a carton with different expressions drawn in black marker to represent investor behavior.

Investing

How recession fears are shaping investor behaviour and emotions

In the first quarter of 2023, investors wrestled with fast-changing market conditions. Here are some takeaways and tips on...

How recession fears are shaping investor behaviour and emotions
A block calendar is changed from 2022 to 2023, as this article covers both years in finance, investing and stocsk

Stocks

2022’s year in review: The financial highs, lows and what’s in store for 2023

A recap of the ups and downs investors and the markets dealt with in 2022 and a hint of...

2022’s year in review: The financial highs, lows and what’s in store for 2023
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Columns

Does TINA still apply for the stock market? Are GICs and bonds a new option for Canadian investors?

Here’s why it’s still true that there’s no alternative (TINA) to investing in the stock market if you want...

Does TINA still apply for the stock market? Are GICs and bonds a new option for Canadian investors?