Benjamin Franklin once wrote that “in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” We will leave to geneticists the burden of refuting the first part of this assertion and will only serve you here arguments which contradict the second.

Richard Ho, Senior Manager—Equity derivatives at Montréal exchange, will shed light on a question many do-it yourself investors ask themselves: “How to know which strike price to use?”

People say that it’s not a good idea to incorporate a stop-loss model (SLM) into an active management strategy... But we aren’t aware of any successful professional traders who don’t use an SLM!


Capital preservation is a top priority for investors who are concerned they might outlive their portfolios. Here are five strategies to preserve your loot.

Have you decided to take your investments in hand this year? Excellent resolution! Whether you’re working with an advisor or choosing to manage your portfolio yourself, here are seven tips to avoid some of the most common errors people make with exchange-traded funds.