Should You Stay Invested During Market Turmoil ?

I have written many times before that time in the market is more critical than timing the market. When markets are volatile such as these days it is tempting to sell out everything to cut down the losses and then buy back at a later date when prices are at their lowest. Though this strategy …

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Bull vs. Bear Market in Canadian Stocks 1924 To 2021: Chart

Canada’s benchmark S&P/TSX Composite Index down 13% so far this year. The S&P 500 on the other hand is in a bear market with a decline of over 22%. Booming commodity markets especially oil earlier in the year benefitted Canada. It remains to be seen if the TSX Composite holds up well thru the end …

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Annual Total Returns for Key Market Indices from 2012 to 2021: For Canadian Investors

One of the key strategies for success with investing in equities is diversification. Following this strategy not only allows an investor reduce risk but also generate higher returns. Diversification can take many forms The easiest way to achieve diversification is to spread one’s investment across many times of asset classes. The following chart shows the …

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