Education, Stock Market

HSBC InvestDirect And Interactive Brokers – Where Canadian Can Buy Foreign Stocks

In the last post, we talked about people could invest in stocks trading in the top ten stock exchanges in the world if they want to further diversity their portfolios.   But are there any online brokerages that allow Canadians to invest in foreign market? So far, I have found two online brokerages: HSBC InvestDirect Interactive… Continue reading HSBC InvestDirect And Interactive Brokers – Where Canadian Can Buy Foreign Stocks

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Education, Stock Market

Finviz: Where Potential Stocks Could Be Found

There are many stock screeners out there for investors to simplify the process of searching the next all-star stocks.  One example would be Yahoo! Finance Stock Screener, where you could set up your own parameters and the screener would find the stocks for you. In addition, online brokerages such as Credential Direct and E*Trade provide… Continue reading Finviz: Where Potential Stocks Could Be Found

Education, Stock Market

Is It Time To Buy Scotia Bank, Sun Life Financial and Great West Lifeco. Now?

If you have been following my blog, I have evaluated some of the biggest Canadian banks and insurance companies and I have CIBC, Scotia Bank, Sun Life Financial and Great West Lifeco. Inc. in my watchlist. In the last post, I did technical analysis on CIBC's stock and the analysis demonstrated CIBC would be a good buy if… Continue reading Is It Time To Buy Scotia Bank, Sun Life Financial and Great West Lifeco. Now?

Education, Stock Market

CIBC RAISED DIVIDENDS — When Should I Buy?

Two weeks ago, I have been reading this book because I want to learn more about investing in stock market. I have bought penny stocks, non-dividend stocks and dividend stocks in the past and I lost money most of the time. I think the main reasons are I sold the stocks too early and I… Continue reading CIBC RAISED DIVIDENDS — When Should I Buy?

Businesss, Education, Franchising

Franchisee Financing: What Kind Of Information I Need?

I mentioned in a few blogs back that I would like to own a foodservice franchise in the future. I know I will need to borrow some of my start-up capital from the bank as the estimated total capital cost of franchise I am interested is $573,000 and I need to come up with at… Continue reading Franchisee Financing: What Kind Of Information I Need?

Education

How To Choose Which Stocks to Buy and Hold Long-Term (Part 2)?

In the last part, we talked about what Warren Buffett looks for in an income statement in order to determine whether a company has long-term competitive advantage. Here are what Warren Buffett looks for when interpreting a balance sheet: Positive if the company hold a lot of cash, short-term investments and has little or no… Continue reading How To Choose Which Stocks to Buy and Hold Long-Term (Part 2)?

Education

How To Choose Which Stocks to Buy and Hold Long-Term (Part 1)?

I have invested in stock market for a while now.   I have bought penny stocks, bank stocks, energy stocks....you name it.   I had made and lost money in the process. Ultimately, buying stock and holding them long-term is the way to go because you would lose money on trade commissions in the long… Continue reading How To Choose Which Stocks to Buy and Hold Long-Term (Part 1)?