An Overlooked Opportunity Right on our Doorstep

Canadians tend to be a boast-avoidant and somewhat self-deprecating nation. Stock market valuations are a mélange of financial fundamentals and human perceptions, including our modest national self-perception, which in turn influences our perception of the TSX. Too often we allow our Canadian market to be dismissed as too small, too resource weighted, too cyclical, too idiosyncratic and thus too risky to be considered a core investment. But, let’s examine these prevalent perceptions and see what hidden opportunities we can find.