Skip to main content

The next, best investing idea is commodities, according to portfolio manager John Stephenson. Rapid structural changes around the world are "setting the stage for a massive bull market in commodities," he says. "Smart investors know that after a decade of decline, stocks aren't where the big money will be made."

Mr. Stephenson took your questions in a live online discussion. You can replay it by clicking on the live blog box below. BlackBerry and iPhone users can view a mobile-friendly version by clicking here.

<iframe src="" scrolling="no" height="650px" width="600px" frameBorder ="0" allowTransparency="true" ><a href="" >Investing in commodities</a></iframe>

Mr. Stephenson is a senior vice president and portfolio manager with First Asset Investment Management Inc., where he is responsible for Canadian equity mandates with a particular focus on energy and resource investing.

Story continues below advertisement

He was recently recognized by Brendan Wood International (BWI) as one of Canada's 50 best portfolio managers. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo, an MBA with a concentration in finance from INSEAD as well as the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Financial Risk Manager (FRM) designations. He lives in Toronto.

Report an error
Comments are closed

We have closed comments on this story for legal reasons. For more information on our commenting policies and how our community-based moderation works, please read our Community Guidelines and our Terms and Conditions.