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The 'Speculative Buy' stockbroker investment recommendation serves two conflicting purposes: it is at the same time a warning to stay away and an attention...

John Robertson

PortfolioDirect

The 'Speculative Buy' stockbroker investment recommendation serves two conflicting purposes: it is at the same time a warning to stay away and an attention grabbing lure. The recommendation - highlighting that a stock falls outside normal stock evaluation criteria - stands in marked contrast to the ordered and quantified assessment of risk normally demanded of investment products. My latest weekly column in 'Mining Journal' suggests mining companies should think of themselves as investment products and consider what professional advisers need to assess their attractiveness if they are to broaden their appeal. (VIEW LINK)


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John Robertson
John Robertson
PortfolioDirect

John Robertson is Chief Investment Strategist for PortfolioDirect a provider of resource sector investment stock ratings and portfolio strategies for mining and oil and gas investors. He has worked as a policy economist, corporate business...

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