Elvis Picardo, CFA

Elvis Picardo, CFA

Elvis Picardo is a Portfolio Manager at HollisWealth®, a division of Scotia Capital Inc. (HollisWealth) and is based in Vancouver, Canada. Prior to joining HollisWealth, he was Vice-President Research and a Portfolio Manager at a leading independent investment dealer in Vancouver. He brings a global perspective to investment research and portfolio management, obtained through more than two decades of international capital markets experience in diverse disciplines. His experience spans a wide range of asset classes – equities, options, fixed income and currencies. Elvis holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® and Canadian Investment Manager designations, as well as degrees in engineering and management studies. Opinions expressed herein are his alone, and not those of HollisWealth. 

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  1. Markets & Economy

    The Origins Of Greece's Debt Crisis

    The Greek debt crisis has its origins in the fiscal profligacy of previous governments, proving that nations cannot afford ...
  2. Financial Analysis

    Learn Simple and Compound Interest

    Interest is defined as the cost of borrowing money, and depending on how it is calculated, it can be classified as simple ...
  3. Markets & Economy

    An Introduction to Dark Pools

    Dark pools are an ominous-sounding term for private exchanges or forums for trading securities; unlike stock exchanges, dark ...
  4. Trading Strategy

    Short Selling Tutorial

    Want to profit on declining stocks? This trading strategy does just that.
  5. FA Relevant

    Securities-Based Lending

    The practice of making loans using securities as collateral.
  6. Trading Strategy

    The Worst Mistakes Beginner Traders Make

    Traders generally buy and sell securities more frequently and hold positions for much shorter periods than investors, which ...
  7. Artificial Intelligence

    How To Pick The Best ETF

    Of the hundreds of exchange-traded funds on the market, some are bound to fail. Learn how to pick the best of the bunch. ...
  8. Trading Strategy

    Pros & Cons Of Day Trading Vs Swing Trading

    Day trading involves making dozens of trades in a single day, based on technical analysis and sophisticated charting systems. ...
  9. ETFs

    A Guide to Smart Beta ETF Investing

    Smart Beta may be one of those financial terms that raises the ire of many market participants, but its success in spawning ...
  10. Asset Allocation

    How Risky Is A Short Sale?

    Short selling has a number of risks that make it highly unsuitable for the novice investor.
  11. Investing Strategy

    Buying Stocks When the Price Goes Down: Big Mistake?

    Averaging down is a trumpeted strategy that has merit, but can amount to throwing money away when used carelessly.
  12. Forex & Currencies

    The Money Market Hedge: How It Works

    Investopedia explains how to hedge foreign exchange risk using the money market, the financial market in which highly liquid ...
  13. Trading Strategy

    You'd Better Know Your High-Frequency Trading Terminology

    The upsurge of investor interest in high-frequency trading (HFT) makes it important for industry professionals to come up ...
  14. Investing Strategy

    How To Be The Perfect Copycat Investor

    Legendary investor Warren Buffett has attracted copycats over the years, and that could be because copying Buffett’s strategy ...
  15. Financial Analysis

    Total Debt-to-Capitalization Ratio

    An indicator that measures the total amount of debt in a company’s capital structure. The total-debt-to-capitalization ratio ...
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