It's one of the few constants in the financial markets… Popular investment ideas are usually losers. As we often preach, it pays to be a contrarian. Or as billionaire investor Warren Buffett has famously said, "Be fearful when others are greedy, and greedy when others are fearful." Whatever phrase you choose… whenever the "crowd" is....More>>>
By Ben Reynolds
Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) is the third-largest Canadian bank ranked by market cap.
Bank of Nova Scotia’s market cap is $64 billion The Toronto-Dominion Bank’s market cap is $83 billion Royal Bank of Canada’s market cap is $94 billion
Bank of Nova Scotia’s financial metrics should immediately stand out for value-focused dividend....More>>>
1. Blame the bonds: The normally boring bond market is causing serious drama on Wall Street.
An avalanche of selling sent the Dow and S&P 500 careening 5% lower last week, one of the stock market’s worst weeks since the 2008 financial crisis.
The culprit: Rapidly rising bond yields are alarming investors who got hooked on a decade of low interest rates.
Yesterday, our Under the Radar Movers newsletter suggested small cap agricultural biotechnology Arcadia Biosciences (NASDAQ: RKDA) as a short/bearish trade:
Arcadia Biosciences is just a straight-forward bearish momentum trade, and the chart speaks for itself. The clincher is the fact that the selling volume is surging today. You only have to go back to April and May to see what can happen....More>>>
Uzbekistan’s new President Shavkat Mirziyoyev says he wants his country to finally move on from Soviet era politics and economics. (Photo by VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO/AFP/Getty Images)
Eurasia has become a hot spot on the map because of China’s Silk Road initiative. The region’s most populated country, once closed to the world, is now looking to reboot itself following generations....More>>>