|Oct 16, 2014||
Market Overview - Q3 2014
From our latest Investment Newsletter…
|Oct 10, 2014||
Frogs in the Pot
If there was one truly surprising moment in Trichet’s speech it was the reaction of the participants around me. Not only did many participants accept Trichet’s message without demur, many outright supported greater quantitative easing and stimulus. It was as though this new paradigm – and all that comes with it – was a foregone conclusion. But…wasn’t this all one big experiment?
|Sep 23, 2014||
Removing a Hedge
Hedge funds can add diversification to a portfolio, but at what price?
|Sep 17, 2014||
Where's the Trust? A Surprising Truth about Canadian Fiduciary Standards
Many people may be surprised to learn that a best interest standard does not apply across-the-board to Canadian firms and individuals offering financial advice.
|Sep 11, 2014||
Can You Resist the Marshmallow? The Relationship between Self-Discipline and Success
So self-discipline is hard and at least two thirds of us are probably not very good at it. Does that mean we allow ourselves to be dictated by our impulses? No. If our physiology makes it difficult to have self-control, then the answer is to figure out ways to manage it. We must train our self-discipline muscle.
|Sep 04, 2014||
You Don't Fool Me: Concrete Ways to Avoid the Next Bernie Madoff
How can you avoid being the victim of investment fraud? There are some tangible steps you can take.
|Aug 27, 2014||
Unassembled, No Batteries, Missing Instructions
Investing in global equity markets is more difficult than some may think. It is a bit like buying something from Ikea. The idea might be simple enough, but how do you get the item home? Who assembles it? What happens when the instructions are missing?
|Aug 22, 2014||
The Rarest Phrase in Investment Management
“I don’t know.”
|Aug 14, 2014||
3 Ways to Help Minimize Your Tax Bill
Death and taxes—two things that can't be avoided. But by understanding three key concepts concerning taxable investment income, investors can minimize their tax bill.
|Aug 08, 2014||
Worrying Signals for Russia's Economy
20,000 troops on the border of Ukraine and an inverted yield curve are not just noise, they are signals.
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