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This Week: Inflation, Quarterly Earnings & Energy

Inflation is on the rise, prompting investors to watch the markets. Big banks in the U.S. are beginning to report on quarterly earnings. And as the price of oil starts to stabilize, there are a few things to consider. Get the answers! Call Me or Email Me My approach...

This Week: Interest Rates, Oil Prices & Investor Fears

10-year government bond rates are climbing and impacting the markets and borrowing costs. Oil prices have been climbing. Is it time to invest? Investors watching rising markets are wondering about the axiom “what goes up, must come down.” Is that true when...

Greed

Recently, some investors are looking to make much speculative investments, wanting to chase stocks and “high flyers” in the hopes of getting better returns, while straying outside of their baseline investment strategy. Strategies vary from person to person, but this...

This Week: Interest Rates, Tech Stocks & Vaccines

A surprisingly rapid surge in the 10-year government bond rate in the U.S. & Canada rattled investors in the last week of February 2021. What happened and what could it mean going forward? Also, a quick look at what’s happening with technology stocks as well as a...

This Week: Greed, Bitcoin & Global Vaccine Rollout

Welcome back to another episode of THIS WEEK with Allan Small – here’s what investors should consider before making decisions with their money in the next 5-10 business days: Investor greed and why investors have been chasing returns a little more over the past couple...

This Week: Reddit Traders, Vaccines & Valuations

News headlines erupted and investors watched with fascination as a David & Goliath story played out when a group of amateur retail Reddit investors went up against Wall Street hedge funds that were looking to short stocks, such as GameStop. Some of the stocks...

Managing Your Investments In Retirement

What should investors consider before retiring? Check out my latest video as I provide strategies on how investors should manage their investment portfolio to reach their retirement goals. Call Me or Email Me My approach to investing is straightforward. I study the...

Investing – Never Hurts To Start Early

It is never too early to start investing. A strategy that I use at times for new investors is to start investing in things that you are familiar with. Perhaps invest in the companies that make the products you use. Owning an investment that you can relate to is a...

“What ifs…” VS Investment Strategy

“What if” scenarios are something investors are faced with everyday. What if COVID-19 cases rise? What if the stock market has gone up too fast? Should investors be worried about possible “what if” scenarios? Have a look at my recent video. Call Me or Email Me My...

This Week: Vaccines, Bank Earnings & Optimism

This week’s video focuses on three things investors should watch for in the week ahead: vaccines and their rollout and distribution; upcoming Canadian bank earning announcements; and positive investor optimism and momentum coming out of November. Call Me or Email Me...