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NAFTA flags: USA, Canada, Mexico

Canadian yield curve inverts dramatically after new U.S. tariffs: report

The gap between yields on 10-year and three-month bonds is the biggest since 2007, Bloomberg reports

  • By: Staff
  • May 31, 2019 May 31, 2019
  • 13:41
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Big bank earnings: profits rise along with credit loss provisions

A summary of how banks fared in the second quarter

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What bond markets say about trade war fears

A report breaks down the market’s “love affair” with government debt

  • By: Staff
  • May 30, 2019 May 30, 2019
  • 13:13
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Taking stock of global healthcare

Why China could be the next biotechnology power

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BMO raises dividend on higher net income, but misses estimates

BMO Wealth Management reported net income up 3% from a year ago

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Canadian venture capital investment surges to $1 billion in first quarter

Private equity deals were down from the same period last year, a report says

  • By: Staff
  • May 28, 2019 May 28, 2019
  • 12:45
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Investment opportunities in Latin America

Plus, an update on China

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Examining the correlation between equity and bond markets

With equity tailwinds played out, economic data will drive the markets

  • By: Staff
  • May 27, 2019 June 27, 2019
  • 14:45
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Is modern portfolio theory right for your client?

The answer is different for the truly wealthy versus everyone else


Better investing through fraud awareness

Avoid mistakes by knowing the warning signs

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Mutual funds saw $1 billion in net redemptions last month: IFIC

ETFs generated $2.4 billion in April net sales

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Sectors to watch in Canadian equities

Banks, financial services and real estate have strong fundamentals

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Why business margins are a key consideration for investors

Focus on fundamentals to overcome short-term reaction to market volatility

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The 60-40 portfolio gets a fixed income overhaul

Experts consider the risks as alternatives become the new 40%

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Foreign investment declines in March, but remains strong for Q1

Investors sold off money market securities and Canadian equities, and added bonds

  • By: Staff
  • May 16, 2019 May 16, 2019
  • 12:18
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Why some emerging markets are rebounding

Economies pummelled in 2018 now offer opportunities

Seizing opportunities and tackling myths in ESG investing

An ESG framework adds protection in emerging markets, a report from PineBridge Investments says

Bond indices

Protect against corporate bond risk

Tips for finding opportunities and protecting investors

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House prices stabilize, but condos buck the trend

Demand for condos, some of it hidden, could keep prices on an upward path

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U.S. politics and healthcare stocks

Escalating drug costs have impacted the sector

Increase in geopolitical risk has implications for U.S. corporates

As U.S.-China trade tensions increase, National Bank reconsiders its equities asset allocation

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How the bond market is reacting to trade risk

The corporate credit market was "relatively calm," a Moody's report says

  • By: Staff
  • May 10, 2019 May 10, 2019
  • 12:10
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A look ahead to banks’ Q2 earnings

Expect tepid performance, but don’t believe the U.S. hedge funds

American dollars

Reconsidering U.S.-dollar exposure

Portfolios could benefit from currency hedging as global growth stabilizes

  • By: Staff
  • May 7, 2019 May 7, 2019
  • 15:02
Bond indices

A bond portfolio for the late cycle

Diversification will protect against recession risks