John Lekas recently made appearances on CNBC and TheStreet to discuss an unlikely investment opportunity: Russia. Despite the horrendous conflict with Ukraine and the current government ban on food imports from the United States and other western country, Russian energy bonds are currently cheap and ripe for investment. Lekas told CNBC that he [...]
The stock market was up 30% in 2013, but nobody seemed to notice. According to a recent Gallup pole, nine out of ten people didn’t know about the market’s bullish gains. In fact, the bull market is already well into its fifth year, but only 52% of Americans were invested in the stock market last [...]
John Lekas has a quick blog post about what Argentina’s Wednesday default and how it could impact mutual funds holding the country’s bonds. Read the complete blog post.
John Lekas writes a quick blog post on how Tesla has successfully scaled production of its renowned electric cars. Tesla is preparing to open its Gigafactory lithium ion battery production facility, which will double the world lithium production capacity and catapult Tesla toward its goal of producing 200,000 units per year by 2020. Read the [...]
Ray Martin of MoneyWatch shares advice on bringing about and maintaining financial security throughout one’s life. Read the full article on Yahoo! Finance.
Thomas and Robert Fross evaluate the practical advantages to gifts and the management of one’s financial legacy. Read the full article at Forbes.com.
Jeff Benjamin with InvestmentNews recently interviewed John Lekas, president, chief executive and senior portfolio manager at Leader Capital Corp. regarding the Leader Capital Total Return Fund which has a five-star rating from Morningstar Inc. and is leading the intermediate-term bond fund category year-to-date, as well as the one- and three-year periods. Read the full article [...]
Forbes contributor Nancy Anderson offers a number of positive steps you can take this week to improve your retirement planning. Read the full article on Forbes here.
Barbara Friedberg, for US News, writes: “A better alternative to a long-term bond fund today is a short-term bond fund … With these options, you won’t risk losing principal value as interest rates increase during the next few years.” Read the article here.
“The bull market is on the brink of losing one of its most important supports … corporate insiders who historically have exhibited the greatest insight into their companies’ prospects have recently become more bearish … That doesn’t have to doom the market immediately, since insiders often act early, in order to avoid the appearance — or the [...]