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The world according to QUARP

We believe QUARP puts the odds in our clients’ favour over time because we are aware of both value traps and the lure of a good growth story. I just wish the acronym didn’t sound like a fish.

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3 Investing Lessons from 2016

In a year that has kept everyone guessing and at times defied common sense, here are a few tried and true pearls of wisdom that can help take the guesswork out of investing in uncertain times.

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When to stand and when to shift

Discussion Papers

When to Stand and When to Shift
Kara Lilly, CFA
In investing, there are going to be times when you should be at odds with the market and times when you should not. Knowing when you should be different is an important question to ask and, from our perspective, should be informed by your goals and principles.

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Quarterly Investment Newsletters

Investment Newsletter | 4Q 2016

After an extended period of highly correlated markets, (i.e., equities and bonds delivering positive returns in tandem) the fourth quarter was characterized by divergences. Bond markets moved in reaction to growing expectations that changes in the U.S. will lead to higher economic growth accompanied by rising inflation. Generally speaking, equity markets gained in local terms—although Canadian dollar strength negatively impacted most returns outside of North America.

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