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No value play in European bonds

The European bond market is bracing for a rough week during which Belgium, Italy, Spain and France will be auctioning their debts. The timing couldn't…

Markets in the Red on Black Friday

It was a slow week for equity markets, but that really comes as no surprise as U.S. markets were closed on Thursday for the Thanksgiving…

Should your client buy a sports franchise?

Is your rich client a diehard fan of a team that's up for sale? You can help him buy it. Like any investment, the decision…

Commodities prices fell in October

Canada’s major export commodities experienced further price declines in October thanks to ongoing European debt challenges and the failure of the U.S. Congressional Committee to…

  • By: Staff
  • November 24, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 00:00

Face-off: Is modern portfolio theory dead?

A longtime industry pillar is under attack

Stay calm in the sea of volatility: PMAC

Stay the course and remain calm. That’s the message from the Portfolio Management Association of Canada’s membership on how to best cope with current market…

Canadians ride out volatility: poll

Canadian investors appear to be a pretty cool-headed lot, with half saying they have remained calm through the latest market volatility and sticking to their…

  • By: Staff
  • November 23, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 00:00

Pinnacle Wealth buys exempt market rival

Pinnacle Wealth Brokers has announced the acquisition of Global Exempt Market Solutions, its closest competitor in the exempt market.

  • By: Staff
  • November 22, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 13:08

Gold: Great for uncertainty, not for eurobonds

As media speculation mounts about the possibility of gold becoming collateral for eurobonds, bullion experts in Canada say it's highly unlikely that such a move…

Back-to-back annuities make a comeback

Annuities, those age-old stalwarts of longevity planning, have been popping up on the investment radar with some gusto recently, propelled by recent financial terrors and…

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…

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