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Are markets pricing in a euro break-up?

Despite the growing problems of the euro-zone’s southern and peripheral economies, the markets had been showing remarkable faith in the future of the single currency…

In search of the next BRICs

While growth in developed economies currently ranges between slow and stalled, emerging economies have seen tremendous growth powered largely by the BRIC nations consisting of…

The IPP conundrum

Savvy advisors have taken the time to understand Individual Pension Plans, seeing them as a value-added service for existing and prospective clients recognizing they may…

A failed Euro is a failed Europe: CFA poll

An overwhelming majority of investment professionals equate a collapse of the Euro to a failure of Europe, according to a CFA Institute survey.

  • By: Staff
  • November 16, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 00:00

How to fix the eurozone

It’s no surprise that headlines in world news have been all about the European sovereign debt crisis—a downgraded credit rating here, a country’s austerity measures…

Investors flee rising stock markets in October

Demonstrating a long-standing preference for making the wrong investment decisions, Canadian mutual fund investors continued to flee risk assets in October, despite a steady recovery…

  • By: Staff
  • November 15, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 00:00

Reasons for optimism on U.S. economy

Depsite lingering headwinds there are grounds for optimism about the outlook for the U.S. economy, according to Bill Cheney, chief economist at Manulife Asset Management.

Weekly Pulse: Europe on the right track?

Travelling by rail throughout Europe is considered by many to be a safe, predictable, and efficient way to get from where you are to where…

Help your clients find balance

Investment portfolios have seen little growth the past few years and unhappy with this outcome investors are now looking at alternative portfolio strategies.

What’s inside Italy’s reform bill?

Italy's Senate has approved economic reforms demanded by the European Union, paving the way for Premier Silvio Berlusconi to resign as early as this weekend…

Eurozone headed for a split

The eurozone's days are numbered and it's a matter of time before the common currency falls apart. The latest escalation in the eurozone debt crisis…

Active ETFs: Not an oxymoron

ETFs have gone active. What you need to know.

  • By: Donna Green
  • November 11, 2011 September 6, 2018
  • 00:00

China, India continue to shine

As the eurozone crumbles before the eyes of global citizens and U.S. economic growth is slow to none, investors should start to look at emerging…

In this bull run, what’s a balanced investor to do?

What experts say about today's growth market

  • By: Staff
  • September 24, 2018 September 24, 2018
  • 15:26

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
  • September 24, 2018 September 24, 2018
  • 04:30

The way the whistle blows

Comparing the success of investor protection programs in Canada and the U.S.

Legal pot sales could reach $1 billion in fourth quarter: StatCan

Statistics Canada forecasts Canadians could spend more than $1 billion on legal cannabis between October and December this year once marijuana for adult use is…

Country of the month: Germany

Germany is the European Union’s economic powerhouse. The country has had 16 consecutive quarters of GDP growth—its longest upswing since 1991—and is enjoying its lowest…

  • By: Sharon Ho
  • September 21, 2018 September 20, 2018
  • 12:00

AIMA Canada names new chair, executive committee

Belle Kaura, vice-president and chief compliance officer at Third Eye Capital, succeeds Michael Burns

  • By: Staff
  • September 6, 2018 September 6, 2018
  • 16:28