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Canadians more optimistic than Americans

You can probably chalk it up to whether or not your financial market imploded, but Canadians are apparently twice as likely as Americans to view…

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  • January 25, 2012 August 21, 2018
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Fed extends “free money” policy

Remember when the U.S. Federal Reserve set the market ablaze with the forecast that it would not to raise rates before mid-2013? Well, now the…

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  • January 25, 2012 August 21, 2018
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Expect slower, more sustainable growth

While the rest of the world’s central banks have been fighting deflation, those in Asia have been fighting inflation. Now, it appears the battle has…

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  • January 24, 2012 August 21, 2018
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Pensions post lacklustre gains: RBC Dexia

Canadian pension plans ended the year barely in positive territory, thanks to an impromptu October market rally that helped lift retirement assets by 4.2% in…

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  • January 24, 2012 August 21, 2018
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Invesco launches low-volatility U.S. equity ETF

Invesco Canada has announced the listing of Canada's first and only low-volatility index-based ETF, PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility (CAD Hedged) Index ETF.

  • By: Staff
  • January 24, 2012 September 6, 2018
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Frozen LSIF chills investors

Thousands of clients have recently had their investments in the Vancouver-based GrowthWorks Canadian Fund frozen as it attempts to avoid a crippling wave of redemptions.

United States of Europe will cure Continent

The world will continue to lurch from one crisis to another until policymakers in the eurozone start to put their heads together, rather than locking…

U.S. banks: Smaller and restrained

U.S. earnings season kicked into high gear last week, and with many of the U.S. investment banks reporting weak results, Wall Street is wondering if…

Sun Life, CI expand seg fund shelf

At a time when some insurers are scaling back their offering lineup, Sun Life Financial and CI Investments have unveiled several enhancements to the SunWise…

  • By: Staff
  • January 19, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 11:46

U.S. will surprise naysayers: Macquarie

The first half of 2012 will see continued volatility, as investors swing from greed to fear, and back again, based on the tide of macroeconomic…

  • By: Staff
  • January 19, 2012 August 21, 2018
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Resources to lag in soft global economy

More than any other asset, the demand outlook for commodities is intrinsically tied to the big picture. Forget bottom up investing; if you want to…

U.S. will be a silver lining to bleak 2012

A glimmer of positivity breaks through all the greyness in the U.S. labour market. The nation's economy is reported to have added a 200,000 jobs…

European recession: The only way around is through

The year 2011 was characterized by a string of bad news from the Eurozone. The crisis, now in its third year, has grown worse as…

Latest market numbers

Go here for the latest TSX numbers. Go here for Canadian market commentary from TMX Money. Go here for global market numbers from Bloomberg’s World…

  • By: Staff
  • October 19, 2018 October 19, 2018
  • 04:30

Tips for analyzing pot stock valuations

Why cannabis investments aren't for the faint of heart

Country of the month: Argentina

A look at the crisis in South America's third-largest economy

What advisors need to know about liquid alts

CSA's new rules effective in the new year offer risks and rewards

Can MFDA advisors sell liquid alts?

CSA’s new rules retained mutual fund dealer proficiency requirements for commodity pools

Dynamic Funds launches two alternative funds

Funds are based on CSA's new rule

  • By: Staff
  • October 9, 2018 October 9, 2018
  • 10:55