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Fear of Missing Out Sends GameStop, BlackBerry, and Blockbuster Video Stocks Soaring

Many of the most-trusted technical indicators suggest the stock market is seriously overvalued. And when it is, you have to be careful about what you’re investing in. But with stocks in record territory, investors are looking anywhere and everywhere to find the next big winner. The result? Irrational exuberance on social media sites have sent […]

Bank of Canada Holds Interest Rates at 0.25% as Economy Contracts

The Canadian economy tumbled into a recession in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic. Canadians were quarantined at home, businesses shuttered their doors, and unemployment rang higher. While many are hoping 2021 will be different, all indicators suggest it could be just as tough on the Canadian economy. In fact, the Bank of Canada recently […]

How Long Can the Markets Keep Going Up?

Just last week every North American market made new all-time highs, including the Toronto Stock Exchange! On the surface, everything seems to be booming. But, when we look around, we see a global pandemic that has many places under lockdown or stay-at-home orders. Businesses are closing down, and people are losing their jobs at a historic rate.  […]

Will the Stock Market Shift from Growth Stocks to Value Stocks in 2021?

As of this writing, the broader stock market is trading at record levels. When the stock market is this hot, it’s tough to find undervalued stocks with great upside potential. Despite the ongoing pandemic and shaky global economy, investors have sent stock valuations into the stratosphere. Value stocks were the biggest winners of 2020, with […]

The Stock Market Crashed in 2020, It Could Crash Again in 2021

Suffice it to say, 2020 was a volatile year for stocks. We actually warned readers in early February that the coronavirus could spark a global recession. We were, unfortunately, right. Stocks plunged, with the S&P 500 slipping 34% in the first quarter. Despite ongoing fears about how COVID-19 would affect the global economy, stocks climbed […]

Stocks at Record Levels but Could Crash 40% by April 2021

Canadian and U.S. stocks and global equities are trading near record highs and just had their best November ever. Investors are increasingly optimistic following word that COVID-19 vaccines will be available soon, that Joe Biden won the U.S. presidential election win, and that his administration will provide not just political stability, but will also provide […]

Cannabis Stocks Were the Biggest Winner in the U.S. Election

Why Are Marijuana Stocks Doing So Well after the Election? Before the U.S. election, President Donald Trump warned that if Joe Biden won the November election, he would plunge the country into a depression and the stock market would crash. That didn’t happen. In fact, it appears as though Wall Street is quite content with […]