From the basics of stocks and bonds to ETFs and Options, Canadians have a lot to choose from in terms of their investments. We'll cover the basics here.
Investing in the Stock Market has always been a good bet, but not always
Fixed Income Securities (Debt)
A wide variety of offers and central to any portfolio.
A way to build a diversified portfolio without buying the individual stocks and bonds.
Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
A special investment product built to follow a specific exchange or market.
Own investment properties has been a classic way to wealth.
Private Equity and Hedge Funds
Targeted at the very wealthy, these funds allow direct investment into companies, often in the form of a private buy-out.
Options and Derivatives
Not for the faint of heart but special instruments that allow for high returns (with high risk)