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Most U.S. homebuilder stocks down more than 15%

A slowdown in U.S. home sales, due to a dip in affordability, is having an impact

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Sentinel Financial Management fined $75k by MFDA

The firm is also the subject of a Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan investigation

  • By: Staff
  • September 6, 2018 September 6, 2018
  • 16:00
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What propelled Canada’s economy to Q2 gains

GDP growth shouldn't change the BoC's rate path

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TD Bank reports 12% quarterly profit gain

The bank ends a bullish earnings season with a $3.1-billion profit

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U.S. housing less affordable as borrowing costs rise

Average mortgage rates began to climb after U.S. tax cuts signed into law last year

Canada’s trade deficit shrinks in July

Canada’s merchandise trade deficit with the world shrank in July, and the country’s trade surplus with the U.S. grew to its largest since 2008. Canada’s…

  • By: Staff
  • September 5, 2018 September 5, 2018
  • 16:57

BoC holds interest rate, but data ‘reinforce’ view more hikes needed

The Bank of Canada left its interest rate unchanged Wednesday in what could be just a brief pause along its gradual path to higher rates.…

MFDA publishes guidance on intermediary arrangements

The MFDA has published final guidance on member intermediary arrangements. An intermediary is any financial institution, such as a bank, dealer or trust company, that…

  • By: Staff
  • September 5, 2018 September 5, 2018
  • 16:49

Canadians’ finances improve but debt remains high: survey

If a strong Canadian economy translates to better wages for your clients, they might benefit from a reminder to put extra cash toward paying down…

  • By: Staff
  • September 5, 2018 September 5, 2018
  • 16:43

Does your client suffer under student debt?

If your client is a student, struggles with cash flow might be expected, but some students experience greater financial challenges. That’s because student debt is…

  • By: Staff
  • September 5, 2018 September 5, 2018
  • 16:43

BCSC fines, bans formerly registered B.C. man for unregistered trading

A formerly registered man and his company have been banned and fined $100,000 by a British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel for unregistered trading. The man must…

  • By: Staff
  • September 5, 2018 September 5, 2018
  • 16:42
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Still room for optimism in this bull market

Many investors are concerned with the length of the current economic expansion

  • By: Sharon Ho
  • September 5, 2018 September 12, 2018
  • 00:00
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AMF publishes guidance on modern slavery disclosure requirements

The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) today published a notice relating to modern slavery disclosure requirements, which provides guidance to issuers. Modern slavery can take a…

  • By: Staff
  • September 4, 2018 September 5, 2018
  • 17:25

Despite likelihood of NAFTA deal, BMO head worried about trade

Darryl White doesn't have one specific ask for Bill Morneau

Where rates are headed—and how fast

Achieving a neutral policy rate of 2.5% to 3.5% will be a slow process

‘Zombie’ firms dragging down productivity: Deloitte

About 16% of Canadian public companies fit into the OECD's category, a new study says

IIROC fines branch manager $17,500 for inadequate supervision of DSC fund trading

The advisor involved was fined in 2016

  • By: Staff
  • September 20, 2018 September 20, 2018
  • 15:51

Many clients want to be their own boss

Millennials are especially entrepreneurial

  • By: Staff
  • September 20, 2018 September 20, 2018
  • 13:40

Clients interested in philanthropy? Become an expert

New designation for advisors revolves around gift planning strategies

  • By: Staff
  • September 20, 2018 September 20, 2018
  • 12:31

European investment managers increase use of ETFs, bonds

More than 90% of professional investors were using ETFs this year

  • By: Staff
  • September 20, 2018 September 20, 2018
  • 12:15

TDAM makes changes to ETFs

Underlying indexes, fund names and management fees of certain funds affected

  • By: Staff
  • September 19, 2018 September 19, 2018
  • 14:41

How active is an active fixed income ETF?

Analyzing a fund's human element

  • By: Staff
  • August 22, 2018 September 19, 2018
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