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Profit from an Increase in Canadian Building Permits

In this article, we analyze changes in Canadian building permits in relation to fluctuations in the price of Richelieu Hardware Ltd. (symbol: RCH) for the period from January 2014 to May 2019. RCH is an importer, distributor and manufacturer of specialty hardware and complementary products. The com ...

Risk and Money Management in Options Trading

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June – Educational Events

June 1st, 2019 Event: Options Education Day Time: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM EDT Where: Montréal More information here.   June 4th, 2019 Webinar: Risk & Money Management of Options Trading Time: 4:15pm Speaker: Tony Zhang Where: Online More information here.   June 11th, 2019 Webinar: How to Trade ...

Maximize Returns and Minimize Losses in a Recession


Canadian investors continue to watch both domestic and global economic data closely as fears of a recession loom. According to Statistics Canada in their March 1st , 2019 release “Growth in real gross domestic product (GDP) slowed to 0.1% in the fourth quarter, the slowest pace since the second q ...

Writing Put Options on a Support Level

As the following chart shows, the price of shares in George Weston Limited (WN) is down slightly from its recent high of $102.30, and it could stabilize at a support level of around $98.00. This is close to the current level of its 34-day moving average (on April 29, 2019). Furthermore, we can see ...

The Definitive and Practical Guide to Selling Covered Calls

Many equity investors utilize options to generate income on their portfolio. A covered call is the single most popular options strategy to add income to the existing stocks and ETFs in your portfolio. This simple option strategy only requires 100 shares of a stock or ETF and selling a call option a ...

Renting the Upside of the Canadian Markets

The uncertainty for Canadian investors has everything to do with the confusing crosscurrents of a rising stock market but simultaneously a weakening Canadian economy. The outlook for the weakening economy comes right from the top, where the Bank of Canada came out with its rate statement on March 6 ...

What do Cannabis, Nelson Peltz and Hedging Have in Common?

On March 13th, Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX: ACB) announced that they had appointed Nelson Peltz as a Strategic Advisor to help explore potential partnerships and advise on the company’s global expansion strategy. This is a big deal given Mr. Peltz’s business history and reputation for delivering ...

Options for RRSP and TFSA

It’s that time of year again, where investors thoughts turn to RRSP and TFSA contributions and taking advantage of growing their portfolio in a tax-sheltered or tax-free way. There are many ways to approach portfolio management. Often, when you ask a cross section of self-directed investors their ...

Book Bits | 6 October 2018

● Mastering the Market Cycle: Getting the Odds on Your Side By Howard MarksAdapted excerpt via Bloomberg Every once in a while, when the economy and the markets are humming, there arises another belief that things are now different: that cycles have been put to an end, such that we no longer have ...