This is not the way we expected to wrap up the first six months of the new decade. A year that opened with decent – albeit shaky – economic prospects faced an abrupt and unprecedented economic contraction resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. In more recent months, expectations over re-opening and a V-shaped recovery set the stage for remarkable comebacks across most asset classes.
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Canadian investors love dividends, perhaps even bordering on a slight obsession. How many investors in, or nearing, retirement plan on leaving the principal intact and just living off the dividends?
Some investors love gold all the time (often called gold bugs); some investors hate gold all the time, usually the result of losing money on the yellow metal. We are neither as our view changes over time; but over the past couple of years we have been, and remain, fans of gold exposure for investors.
You may have heard recently that a pair of sneakers sold for over $400,000 USD. The sneakers or as Canadians refer to them, running shoes, were an ultra-rare pair of “1972 Nike Moon Shoes.” One of only 12 hand-made pairs ever made by Nike co-founder Bill Bowerman.