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Moe Zulfiqar, B.Comm.

Moe Zulfiqar joined Lombardi Financial as a research analyst and editor where he provides insight into current market conditions, trends, and where the next big opportunity will surface. Moe analyzes macroeconomic conditions, but has a special interest in the basic materials, financial, and technology sectors.

Moe has a strong understanding of North American capital markets. A student of world finance and trading, he has extensive knowledge of both fundamental and technical analysis, and uses them to evaluate high-growth investment opportunities.

Moe is a graduate of the York University business program. He is an avid runner and has completed two half-marathons. In the past, Moe has participated in competitive football, wrestling, and rugby. He is an avid football fan, and his favorite team is the Dallas Cowboys.

Get to know Moe…

What was your first trade and how did you do?

The first trade I ever made was in a company that made prepaid credit cards. It was a penny stock that traded on the TSX Venture Exchange. I invested in the company because I liked the idea and I thought it had the potential to grow. It didn’t. I lost 50% of my investment, but I learned something significant from it: great ideas can only work if they are executed well.

What is the most important advice you would offer to investors?

There are three main pieces of advice I always offer my readers. The first is that predicting tops and bottoms is impossible, and it can make a huge dent in your portfolio if you’re wrong—so don’t do it. Second, you need to know when to bow out; cut your losses before they get bigger. Finally, never risk more than you can afford to lose.

What moment in stock market history has really influenced your investing career?

There are two moments that have really stuck with me.

The first was on Monday, September 15, 2008. On this day, Lehman Brothers collapsed. There was a significant amount of uncertainty in the markets. No one really knew what to do, what was next. To me, this moment was one of the most difficult for investors. You had to be very careful in what you did; due diligence was key.

The second date is Friday, March 6, 2009. On this day, the S&P 500 dropped to its lowest level since 1996. There was uncertainty as to where the markets would head next. On the next trading day, the markets turned; we haven’t seen those lows since. This moment was a great example of one of my many investing mantras: buy when there’s blood in the streets.

Email: [email protected]

Moe Zulfiqar's Articles

Silver Prices: Here’s Why Silver Could Surge 51.7% Soon

Silver Prices To Move Higher As Demand Increases Pay close attention to silver prices. This may sound bold, but the...

U.S. Existing-Homes Sales Fall In August, First Time Home Buyers Decline

On September 22, 2016, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported that the existing-home sales in the U.S. economy declined...

Gold Prices: 3 Reasons Why Gold Could Surge to $2,500 an Ounce

Here’s Why Gold Prices Are Setting Up to Skyrocket Look at fundamentals. They suggest gold prices are setting up to...

Here’s How Much Canada’s Top CEOs Made Last Year

It’s not just in the U.S. that chief executive officers (CEOs) make a lot more than the average worker. According...

Low Interest Rates Helping Obama Says Trump

Trump Questions Fed’s Impartiality Before FOMC Meeting Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has questioned the independence of the U.S. Federal...

Greenspan Sees U.S. in Worst Economic Environment

U.S. Economy in Stagflation Trap, Greenspan Says The world’s largest economy is currently the worst economic and political environment and...

Report: All-ETFs Weekly Net Issuance Decline 67.67% Over 4-Week Period

On September 13, the Investment Company Institute (ICI) reported that the estimated value of all exchange-traded fund (ETF) shares issued...

Higher Interest Rates to Take Gold Prices to $2,500

Reasons Why Gold Prices Could Hit $2.500 An Ounce Think long-term when looking at gold prices and ignore short-term noise....

Study: Big Investors Are Deserting Hedge Funds

Hedge Funds’ Returns Fail to Satisfy Investors Withdrawals from some of the biggest hedge funds have been accelerating after they...

Market Sell-Off Deepens Amid Rate Jitters

Both Stocks and Bonds Decline Globally Global stocks and bonds continued their downward slide today on concerns that a low...

General Motors Recalls 4.3 Million Vehicles Over Air Bag Defect

A major U.S. automaker just announced a recall. On Friday, September 9, General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) announced that it will...

Moe Zulfiqar, B.Comm.

Moe Zulfiqar joined Lombardi Financial as a research analyst and editor where he provides insight into current market conditions, trends, and where the next big opportunity will surface. Moe analyzes macroeconomic conditions, but has a special interest in the basic materials, financial, and technology sectors.

Moe has a strong understanding of North American capital markets. A student of world finance and trading, he has extensive knowledge of both fundamental and technical analysis, and uses them to evaluate high-growth investment opportunities.

Moe is a graduate of the York University business program. He is an avid runner and has completed two half-marathons. In the past, Moe has participated in competitive football, wrestling, and rugby. He is an avid football fan, and his favorite team is the Dallas Cowboys.

Get to know Moe…

What was your first trade and how did you do?

The first trade I ever made was in a company that made prepaid credit cards. It was a penny stock that traded on the TSX Venture Exchange. I invested in the company because I liked the idea and I thought it had the potential to grow. It didn’t. I lost 50% of my investment, but I learned something significant from it: great ideas can only work if they are executed well.

What is the most important advice you would offer to investors?

There are three main pieces of advice I always offer my readers. The first is that predicting tops and bottoms is impossible, and it can make a huge dent in your portfolio if you’re wrong—so don’t do it. Second, you need to know when to bow out; cut your losses before they get bigger. Finally, never risk more than you can afford to lose.

What moment in stock market history has really influenced your investing career?

There are two moments that have really stuck with me.

The first was on Monday, September 15, 2008. On this day, Lehman Brothers collapsed. There was a significant amount of uncertainty in the markets. No one really knew what to do, what was next. To me, this moment was one of the most difficult for investors. You had to be very careful in what you did; due diligence was key.

The second date is Friday, March 6, 2009. On this day, the S&P 500 dropped to its lowest level since 1996. There was uncertainty as to where the markets would head next. On the next trading day, the markets turned; we haven’t seen those lows since. This moment was a great example of one of my many investing mantras: buy when there’s blood in the streets.

Email: [email protected]