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BC proposes revoking EMD registration exemption

The British Columbia Securities Commission is considering requiring people to register as EMDs, even if they sell only private placement securities. In 2009, British Columbia,…

  • By: Staff
  • January 3, 2013 August 21, 2018
  • 12:34

Canadians wary of foreign investments

Canadians aren't likely to have snap up foreign investments this year.

  • By: Staff
  • January 2, 2013 August 21, 2018
  • 09:42

Why invest in film?

Movies are arguably the cheapest and most popular form of entertainment. Regardless of the economy, films are made, watched and profited from the world over.

Superstars for sale: Buying memorabilia

When someone’s famous, almost everything she touches or owns turns into a collectible—regardless of its intrinsic value.

Japan is now boarding: ETF Insight

Japanese equities could turn bullish as soon as next month, says ETF Insight.

  • By: Staff
  • December 17, 2012 September 6, 2018
  • 11:48

TSX seeks comment on EM issuer guidelines

The TSX and TSX Venture Exchange have published a joint consultation paper on emerging market issuers.

  • By: Staff
  • December 17, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 11:03

Purchase a timeless investment

When stock market returns wind up being a disappointment, looking for alternatives becomes the need of the hour. And what better alternative than luxury watches,…

Scotia launches private real estate pool

Scotia Private Client Group has launched a Private Real Estate Income Pool.

  • By: Staff
  • November 27, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 15:01

Exempt market course to be updated

The EMDA plans to work with the IFSE Institute to revise the content of the current Exempt Market Products course.

  • By: Staff
  • November 16, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 11:53

Rule change to funnel complaints through OBSI

Take your disputes to the Ombudsman. That’s the simple take on CSA’s proposed amendments to National Instrument 31-103 that would require more securities market participants…

  • By: Staff
  • November 15, 2012 July 10, 2018
  • 13:12

Think outside the commodities box

Broaden your horizons when it comes to resource investing

Investing in fixed income in uncertain times

As 2012 comes to a close, what’s the outlook for fixed income and equities in the coming year?

Invest in companies first

If you rent an apartment, you’re probably focused on the monthly cost. If it gets too high, you might just find another place to live.

Investing in biotech—It’s a science

Healthcare was always a topic of dinner-table conversation for John Bell-Irving. With a doctor for a father and head nurse for a mother, he couldn’t…

Ride the commodity wave

Food prices have been fluctuating, but there’s a positive trend emerging, says Benjamin Tal of CIBC.

What’s next for private placements?

Providing suitable clients with these investments can be a way to differentiate yourself.

  • By: Bev Cline
  • November 5, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 00:00

Is the commodity bull run over?

Commodity bull markets last about 16 years with a rise of 200% peak to trough. We're now 13 years in.

Why the wealthy invest in real estate

Long-term investment in commercial, industrial or large-scale residential real estate is as close to a sure thing there is

TIGER 21 sticks with private equity

The TIGER 21 Quarterly Asset Allocation Report for Q3 2012 has been released.

  • By: Staff
  • October 17, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 00:00

Don’t reach for yield

Investors require higher incomes and higher returns to close the gaps between their assets and liabilities. Help them avoid reaching for yield.

  • By: Staff
  • October 12, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 06:00

Investing in startups

When deciding to use your discretionary cash to back a start-up, do you bank on an older entrepreneur or a young buck?

  • By: Sean Wise
  • October 10, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 06:00

Real estate investments preserve wealth

When the market is in turmoil, putting money in mortgage income funds and REITS can help preserve wealth

  • By: Paul Brent
  • October 5, 2012 August 24, 2018
  • 06:00

Companies hide billions in pension liabilities

Investors should scrutinize any public company’s pension plan. The impacts on share valuation have always been significant.

The art of flipping race horses

Similar in concept to flipping real estate, pinhooking involves purchasing year-old, untrained racing prospects, breaking them to race, and selling them for a profit.

Global property markets strained: report

Global housing markets remain under strain, says the latest Global Real Estate Trends report by Scotiabank.

  • By: Staff
  • September 14, 2012 July 10, 2018
  • 09:43