Posted on November 18th, 2016 by Barry Schwartz

  Donald Trump told the world that Hillary Clinton doesn’t have the stamina to be President. Hillary fired back that Trump doesn’t have the temperament to be President. Soon enough, we will get to see if Trump has enough of both to be successful. I also believe that stamina and the right temperament are key […]

Posted on October 17th, 2016 by David Baskin

Among the most irritating phenomena in the world of finance is the prevalence of “hit and run” predictions. How often do we see an investment guru grab headlines by making an outrageous forecast? The Dow is going to 36,000! Sell everything, a crash is coming! Interest rates and inflation are going to the moon! These […]

Posted on September 26th, 2016 by Ernest Wong

  “Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest.” – Warren Buffett At Baskin Wealth we don’t believe you can be a good investor without reading a lot. We read partly to expand our knowledge, but also because we enjoy reading. From time to time, we will […]

Posted on August 23rd, 2016 by Ernest Wong

Following from Part #1, here are two examples of unpopular stocks that we think will benefit from both an improvement in fundamentals and sentiment. Empire Company Ltd. Empire Company Ltd. is the 2nd largest supermarket chain in Canada, and operates the Sobeys, FreshCo, Safeway Canada, and Foodland supermarket brands. When Empire acquired Safeway Canada in […]

Posted on August 23rd, 2016 by Ernest Wong

The primary goal of anyone who participates in financial markets by buying or selling stocks, bonds, options, or anything else is to make money. This happens when the price of what you buy goes up. Why do prices go up? There are two primary factors: Change in Price (Return) = Financial Performance + Change in […]