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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…

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…

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

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.

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

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
  • November 16, 2018 November 16, 2018
  • 04:30

What other industries can learn from cannabis companies

Requiring all industries to disclose in the way suggested for the cannabis sector would be a major improvement

Strategies for de-risking portfolios

PMs talk defence and finding late-cycle growth

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