One of the challenges retail investors face is having the capital resources to participate in many of the Wall Street darling stocks. With billions of dollars at the disposal of hedge fund and money managers, it doesn't take long for stocks with a promising future to be bid up to levels that exceed the reach of the average investor.
SNC-Lavalin has been making headlines surrounding allogations of improper conduct in the bid for Montreal’s new mega-hospital contract. This has certainally contributed to SNC-Lavalin’s recent price weakness.
Investors that have been heavily invested in Canadian banks have not been disappointed. Recently Royal Bank (TSX:RY) announced stellar earnings of more than $2 billion dollars. This was surprising to some skeptics as there are clear economic statistics suggesting a slowing in real estate and the Canadian economy as a whole. So the questions is...Is Royal Bank a buying opportunity and if so, how can you participate at a reduced cost?
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