Business Wealth

What you can learn from the world’s largest sovereign investment fund

I came across an interesting article recently about the Norwegian Oil Fund, the largest sovereign wealth fund on the planet. The Norwegians certainly showed admirable foresight in setting up the fund after oil was discovered in the North Sea in 1969, according to the article, which summarizes a talk given by Anton Mork, an economics professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

Business Wealth

Reconsidering REITs in Your Investment Portfolio

You may not realize it, but if you’re a Common Sense Investing fan, you probably already invest in real estate. For example, the iShares Core S&P/TSX Capped Composite Index ETF (XIC) includes a 3.44% allocation to real estate. The iShares Core S&P U.S. Total Market Index ETF (ITOT) has a 3.89% allocation, and the iShares Core MSCI EAFE IMI Index (XEF) has 5.06%.