Jordan Benincasa

Analyst’s report: Dynamic focus + small business

Veteran Oscar Belaiche and newly minted co-manager Jason Gibbs are looking pretty smart these days. While most Canadian small-cap funds sport losses in the double digits over the past year, management’s decision to keep cash on the sidelines has shielded the fund from steep losses. They have also done a fairly decent job ferreting out […]

By Jordan Benincasa |September 1, 2008

3 min read

Understanding a bond fund’s risks

Turmoil in the financial sector, stubbornly high energy and food prices and an ailing U.S. economy have sparked a lot of soul-searching in regards to risk management. Put more accurately, investors have flocked in droves to less volatile offerings like money market and bond funds. It’s true that when you’re looking over your fund account […]

By Jordan Benincasa |August 1, 2008

4 min read