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When the markets’ sweet spot will end

This is the longest stretch of synchronized global growth since the financial crisis, with every OECD economy currently expanding. Read: Canada’s growth tops G7 countries:…

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  • October 16, 2017 August 21, 2018
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Canada’s banks thriving on Q3 earnings boost

When taking a position on banks, this manager assesses financials’ financials

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  • October 12, 2017 August 21, 2018
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Understand mean reversion to help clients

You know the theory; new data provides you with nuanced details

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  • October 11, 2017 August 21, 2018
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Look beyond U.S. for best investing opportunities: report

Heading into the final quarter of 2017, expect Canadian stocks to outperform U.S. stocks. That’s because of “a highly forgiving valuation discount, still robust economic…

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  • October 11, 2017 August 21, 2018
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Holdings getting bad press? Don’t be rash

When a company you’re invested in gets bad press, what do you do?

Weak Canadian equities make case for active management

Active managers outperformed the benchmark

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  • October 10, 2017 August 21, 2018
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Robust healthcare picks

Managed care companies exhibit innovation, solid fundamentals and low regulatory risk

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  • October 5, 2017 September 12, 2018
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Why markets should scrutinize U.S. tax proposal

President Trump’s tax overhaul sent the S&P 500 up 0.7% last week to a record high. The increase was “led by by banks and energy,…

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  • October 2, 2017 August 21, 2018
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Global growth makes way for equities exposure

Global expansion remains on track, which is good news for equities. For example, in the first half of 2017, industrial output grew at its fasted…

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  • October 2, 2017 August 21, 2018
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Show discernment with dividends

When assessing companies, also look at total shareholder yield

When infrastructure doesn’t diversify

Infrastructure is a good diversifier only under certain conditions

Follow the money to find best industrials, tech picks

Innovation provides plenty of investing opportunities in industrials and technology. Choosing the best companies often means following the money. The sector has seen sales growth,…

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  • September 25, 2017 August 21, 2018
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From the loonie to the euro: currency update

The Federal Reserve’s firm statement last week that a December rate hike remains on the table wasn’t good news for the loonie, which had reached…

Can a board be legally forced to cut dividends?

If so, advisors are in a precarious position

What’s next for PMs if the mutual fund heydays are over?

It ain't easy being active

  • By: Simon Doyle
  • September 22, 2017 September 6, 2018
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A closer look at goals-based investing

When modern portfolio theory fails your clients

  • By: Mark Yamada
  • September 22, 2017 September 4, 2018
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More than one way to play in healthcare

Look for leading-edge, cost-effective innovation in products and services

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  • September 21, 2017 September 12, 2018
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Don’t fall for ‘window dressing’ returns

With little available data, new mutual funds might rely on window dressing to attract flows. That means creating hypothetical returns to show potential past performance…

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  • September 20, 2017 August 21, 2018
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Find upside amid relentless change

Use these investing ideas to mitigate risk

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  • September 20, 2017 August 21, 2018
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Chinese sectors to choose — and lose

As China’s economy expands, focus on tech and the consumer

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  • September 19, 2017 September 12, 2018
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North America’s central banks will steal the limelight this week

Economic news from the U.S. and Canada will dominate during the third week of September

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  • September 15, 2017 August 21, 2018
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Standout stocks that team with tech

These Canadian telecoms and retailers have business models that withstand the Amazon effect

Prognosis for U.S. healthcare stocks

Healthcare stocks will benefit from policy and regulatory clarity

Interest rate sensitives that still make sense

As rates rise, these picks will protect portfolios

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  • September 11, 2017 August 21, 2018
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Morningstar’s fund index winners and losers for August

Morningstar's best-performing fund index for August increased 7.7%.

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  • September 5, 2017 August 21, 2018
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