Trading around tariffs

Traders and investors alike are bracing for more volatility in the coming months. John Christofilos…

Read More

Noise and robots in the world of trading

High frequency traders and robots have had a growing influence on the industry in recent…

Read More

3 reasons to pick up the phone and trade

Trading can be done with the click of a computer button these days but a quick call to a broker/dealer is still useful from time to time.

Read More

The advantage of timing your trade (not the market)

Timing your next stock purchase to coincide with the most active periods of the trading day can be a worthwhile strategy.

Read More

When only a block trade will do

When liquidity is lacking, a block trade can be the best way to ensure your bigger trades are executed at the price you’re willing to pay.

Read More

Tariffs from a trader’s perspective

Another eventful week in Washington concluded with proposed tariffs being signed into law. While these…

Read More

Why trading volumes are full of noise

Investors may be overestimating the true liquidity of their next trade. John explains why.

Read More

Why a little discretion may benefit your next stock trade

Our head trader explains why he thinks investors end up chasing trades and how they may limit the potential damage.

Read More

Market movers in 2018

John Christofilos looks back at North American financial markets in 2017, discussing what themes and…

Read More

Canada is showing strength

John Christofilos explains what is causing the Canadian dollar to strengthen and the impact it…

Read More