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Let’s kickstart things and conduct a quick thought experiment, shall we, asks Chris Vermeulen of The Technical Traders.
Every trade is going to have a different learning experience. This depends on things like risk tolerance, trading goals, and your investing horizon, states Markus Heitkoetter of Rockwell Trading.
Something special happened for the bulls last week. For the greater part of 2022, any headlines that alluded to the Fed being more aggressive than the current mindset of the market were met with sell first, ask questions later, taking the major averages to fresh lows, explains Bryan Perry, editor of Cash Machine.
Bear markets are never fun to sit through. However, market-leading stocks still exist—even if few, states Lucas Downey of Mapsignals.com.
It's been a challenging few months, and there may be more problems ahead. It's getting more difficult to find potentially winning stocks in this market, cautions Glenn Rogers, contributing editor to Internet Wealth Builder.
There has been some fairly large buying in specific companies that have seen steep declines, suggests Tim Melvin, a leading growth stock expert and editor of The 20% Letter.
Organon & Co. (OGN) is a pharmaceutical company that was spun off from Merck (MRK) in June of 2021, recalls Ben Reynolds, dividend specialist and editor of Sure Retirement.
Several airline stocks are rated as "Strong Buys" based on improving fundamentals and extremely low stock prices, suggests analyst Colin Scarola in CFRA Research's flagship newsletter, The Outlook.
In recent years, more and more shopping has taken place online, states Jim Woods of The Deep Woods.
Bull Markets are a way to describe the environment. Individual stocks do not enter "bull markets". That's not a thing, explains JC Parets of AllStarCharts.com.

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Jason is a certified financial planner with Objective Financial Partners in Markham, Ontario. He is also a personal finance columnist for the Financial Post, MoneySense, and Canadian MoneySaver, and a frequent media contributor. He has practiced as a fee-only financial planner for over 20 years. He does not sell any financial products - just his time - and specializes in financial planning strategy with a focus on retirement, tax, investment, and estate planning.


Tune in to learn about best tax practices for ETF investors, tax and withholding tax payable by investors in different accounts, tax implications of decumulating retirement savings, investment asset allocation in retirement, and advanced estate strategies with ETFs.


The Bank of Canada has increased interest rates 6 times in 2022, having doubled for variable rate mortgage holders. In this 30-minute presentation, mortgage industry leader Laura Scarlett Martin provides perspectives and advice for investors and homeowners navigating these tumultuous times.

Inflation, geopolitics, earnings uncertainty, and central bank tightening are a few of the drivers that have depressed the prices of risk assets in 2022. As a result, many investors have been seeking out products that can provide some downside protection, like covered call strategies. However, not all covered call strategies are created equal. Before allocating to any of these products, it is important to understand their strengths and weakness given various market environments.
Etienne J. Bouchard, ETF strategist at Fidelity Investments Canada discusses various investment factors and the implications of higher interest rates. In a world of constant uncertainty, diversification remains of utmost importance. Mr. Bouchard outlines how to build an all-weather, All-in-One ETF portfolio to help mitigate volatility, capture strategic alpha over time, as well as offer competitive pricing.

Ahmed Farooq will examine how cash, GICs, and an active ultra-short duration ETF can be used to navigate in today's volatile market environment. With volatility driven by inflationary pressures and rising interest rates. Ahmed will talk about the demand for strategies to provide yield enhancement in client portfolios.
Get the lowdown on the latest Canadian listed ETFs focused on disruptive innovation, all-in-one diversified low-cost asset mixes, covered calls, and fixed income from, TD Asset Management, BMO ETFs & Horizons ETFs. Join this lively discussion with Jeff Hirsch and Jon Needham, Alfred Lee, and Emerson Baker where they will spend most of the time answering your questions.

Prerna Mathews, VP ETF Product and Strategy at Mackenzie Investments will take investors through the reality of market volatility, addressing the complexity of investing and emotions, offering a view into historical recessions, crises, and bear markets, and lessons learned from market downturns. Most importantly, what solutions and best strategies investors can take during these challenging market conditions.

The vast ETF landscape is associated with new trends in the economy, emerging industries and companies, and a plethora of different investment strategies, but the year 2022 has brought us back to the basics. Right now, we are seeing opportunities within the bond and equities asset classes, and in this session, Chris White discusses how the severe drawdown in both acts as a favorable moment in time for long-term investors.

Life is complicated, so it shouldn't be a surprise that the business of dying is, as well. Learn about common Will and estate planning issues, and how to sidestep those that can be avoided and minimize the impact of those that cannot. Discover ways to increase the size of your estate and decrease the chances it is later squandered or ends up in unintended hands. Empower yourself to make more informed estate planning decisions or to feel more confident about those you've already made. Whether passing along a modest or massive estate to the people or organizations you love, a good Will and estate plan can pay for itself many, many times over in terms of costs, taxes and relationships saved.

Hear from Cathie Wood on why innovation is the key to growth in a portfolio and how these technologies are changing the very fabric of our society. Cathie joins Erin Allen from BMO ETFs as they discuss how to identify long-term investment opportunities resulting from technological innovations such as robotics, artificial intelligence, energy storage, DNA sequencing, and blockchain technology. By focusing solely on disruptive innovation, they look to deliver long-term capital appreciation and performance with a low correlation to traditional investment strategies. They will also discuss why now could be a good opportunity to add this type of growth to one's portfolio and ways to use these ETFs in your portfolio. ARK Invest has partnered with BMO Global Asset Management bringing their flagship ETFs to Canada; ARKK, ARGW, and ARKG.

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