Aaron Hoos’ weekly reading list: ‘Government money, dumb money, and too much money’ edition

I’ve had an interesting relationship to money in my life: Growing up, my parents didn’t have a lot of it so I really noticed a divide between the haves and the have-nots, and definitely felt that I was firmly among the have-nots. I developed the idea that I’d never achieve “have” status. When I was […]

4 qualities that a junior resource stock speculator needs

I think there’s a rule in the stock market that says: “If you buy a junior resource stock today, it will immediately decline and then falter for quite some time.” I’m joking, of course, but I think most junior resource investors will tell you that this has happened to them at least once (more likely: […]

11 reasons why I love junior resource stocks

Junior resource stocks are companies that explore and develop mineral/metal resources. Junior resource companies do one or more of the following activities: They get a property, explore for a particular metal, and then (if they find something worthwhile) they develop the mineral resource into a mine that generates cash flow. Here are 11 reasons why […]

Yes, you CAN time the market (just not in the way you want)

Timing the market is the most ridiculous idea out there. (Well, maybe not the MOST ridiculous idea out there but it’s pretty out there and it’s pretty pervasive so maybe it’s high up on the list). The thinking behind timing the stock market goes something like this: “Oooh! I want to buy that stock. But […]

The error of the “good investment”

I run a free graphite metals investment e-course and one of the questions I get asked pretty regularly from subscribers and non-subscribers alike is: “Which stock is a good one to invest in?” This question scares me! Sure, the question is asked with the very best intentions. People want to find good stocks to invest […]