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Roubini predicts gloomy 2012

Trust Nouriel Roubini to zig when others zag. At a time when many financial pundits are predicting, and certainly hoping for, improved macroeconomic conditions in…

National securities regulator not dead: CFA Institute

The Supreme Court of Canada says the federal government does not have the power to unilaterally create a national securities regulator through legislation, but reaction…

  • By: Doug Watt
  • December 22, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 14:41

Is India losing its Mojo?

India started 2011 with a bang, but by the looks of it, the emerging economic powerhouse may be headed to wind down the year with…

Tax-loss harvesting deadline looming

Low turnover and in-kind transfers have made ETFs popular with tax-conscious investors and their advisors. Choosing an ETF over a mutual fund generally provides immediate…

Canadians determined to save more in 2012

Forget shedding pounds, it’s saving dollars that’s an overriding priority for Canadians pondering a worthy New Year’s resolution, according to a poll from Investors Group.…

Without ECB help, Europe cannot be saved: IMF

Europe needs to follow a basic, but necessary, five-point action plan if it is to recover from the current financial crisis, says Arvind Virmani, International…

  • By: Doug Watt
  • December 22, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 09:42

’Tis the season for charity scams

As the holiday season rolls around, many Canadians get in touch with their generous side. It is also the time when charities hope to tap…

Volatility: Not extraordinary after all

On August 8, 2011, the VIX index, often referred to as the fear index, rose to 48%. It was the highest point reached in 2011.…

CPP changes coming at beginning of 2012

We present the coming changes to our national pension plan in this handy pullout

Merrill Lynch gets injunction against ex-employee

When brokers leave a brokerage and join another, ethically they are expected not to solicit clients they served at their previous job. But that happens…

TMX Group buys stake in Bermuda Stock Exchange

TMX Group Inc. and Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX) today announced that TMX Group has purchased a 16% minority stake in the BSX. TMX Group is…

  • By: Staff
  • December 21, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 09:05

Japan: After the earthquake

Kaifukuroyoku is Japanese for resilience and this word perfectly captures the Japanese people’s ability to overcome hardship and disaster this year. Their ability to make…

Another one bites the dust in Madoff saga

Nearly three years after it came to light, the Bernie Madoff scam is still unraveling itself.

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’