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U.S. jobs picture improves

A burst of hiring in December pushed the U.S. unemployment rate to its lowest level in nearly three years, giving the economy a boost at…

Unemployment rate rises despite jobs growth

Canada's economy began creating jobs again in December after two consecutive months of declines, but it was not enough to keep the unemployment rate from…

B2B Trust teams up with La Capitale

B2B Trust has signed a deal with La Capitale Financial Group (La Capitale) to offer preferred rates on RRSP loans to Canadians who purchase eligible…

  • By: Staff
  • January 5, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 11:04

2012 Resolution: Educate clients on TFSA

It’s right there on the federal government’s website for the Tax Free Savings Account: “Saving just got a whole lot easier.” Despite that claim, however,…

  • By: Staff
  • January 5, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 11:00

Markets to remain off key in 2012

Less than a week into the new year, Canadian investors are being warned they face an uphill battle.

Aston Hill welcomes Liang as portfolio manager

Aston Hill Asset Management has named Sandy Liang as portfolio manager, taking the lead on the Aston Hill Strategic Yield Fund effective today.

  • By: Staff
  • January 4, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 12:52

Raymond James builds private client team

Raymond James Ltd. has announced two additions to its team of branch managers, who will help build the firm’s private client business.

  • By: Staff
  • January 4, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 10:56

IIROC studies impact of electronic trading

IIROC has published the first two phases of a comprehensive report on high-frequency trading in Canadian equity markets.

  • By: Staff
  • January 4, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 00:00

Yield’s great, but it will cost you

With managers everywhere chasing dividends, stocks that provide steady income will continue to trade at a premium, says David Graham, CIBC Asset Management, CIBC Monthly…

India eases foreign investment rules

India's bid to backstop a sagging rupee, combat market volatility and attract foreign investment, may spell good news for Canadian investors.

Bond fund returns crush equity funds in 2011

The year 2011 will go down in the books as a rough one for equity investors, at least among Canadian mutual funds, as 20 of…

  • By: Staff
  • January 4, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 00:00

Broker impersonates uncle on insurance app

Though it can be hard for seniors to get insurance, swindling underwriters won't help you.

Fed to offer interest rate forecasts

In a major shift, the U.S. Federal Reserve will start updating the public four times a year on how long it plans to keep short-term…

Canadian economy no longer as vulnerable to oil prices: Desjardins

Discounted oil is less of a problem than in 2014

How far can the loonie upswing go?

The Canadian dollar is expected to appreciate in coming months

  • By: Sharon Ho
  • October 17, 2018 October 17, 2018
  • 16:00

Fed officials debated hiking rates to ‘restrictive’ level

Meeting minutes reveal diverging opinions, but gradual pace likely to continue

CSA publishes plan for dealing with market disruptions

The notice outlines expectations for market participants

  • By: Staff
  • October 18, 2018 October 18, 2018
  • 16:21

How advisors can overcome 2 key challenges

Ways to up your revenue game

  • By: Staff
  • October 18, 2018 October 18, 2018
  • 15:23

Most first-time homebuyers maxed out budgets: CMHC

Affordability is the most important factor among first-time homebuyers, a survey says

WisdomTree launches fixed income ETF

It will be actively managed

  • By: Staff
  • October 12, 2018 October 12, 2018
  • 12:05

First Block Capital launches ETF based on distributed ledger technology

ETF begins trading today

  • By: Staff
  • October 10, 2018 October 10, 2018
  • 11:48

How portfolio managers use ETFs

Catching up with the ‘new breed of money manager’