The marketing gift that keeps on giving

(November 2002) The old adage “it’s better to give than receive” is true, but before you start ordering this season’s gifts for your clients, you should think about why you are sending them. Perhaps you distribute gifts to thank people for being your clients and supporting you over the year. Maybe you’re just celebrating the […]

By Martin R. Baird | November 27, 2002

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Your guide to outstanding client gifts that will make you stand out

(November 2002) Finding unique gifts that make you stand out in the mind of your clients has been made easy, thanks to’s holiday gift giving guide. Read on for some unusual yet thoughtful presents from Canadian Web sites that you can send to your client base or centres of influence this December. For the […]

By Wendi Phillips | November 27, 2002

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Compliance check: The sky is the limit

a $30,000 fine a two-month suspension close supervision for six months Offence C: a $40,000 fine a two-month suspension The advisor may end up with a $110,000 fine, a six-month suspension and close supervision for six months when he returns to the firm, after he completes the CPH. Is this a sufficient incentive to ensure […]

By Ellen J. Bessner | November 23, 2002

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Can drug stocks cure a bad case of bear marketitis? – courtesy of Talvest Fund Management

An ounce of prevention might be worth a pound of cure, but don’t tell that to pharmaceutical sector investors. Now that this group is beginning to recover from a steady string of market declines in the first half of the year, investors are eager to scoop up bargains. Why the change in sentiment? It all […]

By Staff | November 19, 2002

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