"All the positive forces that propelled the equity markets earlier this year have fallen off the table.
A recently released study by the OSC has concluded that many investors receive very little advice for the fees that they pay to investment advisors
With Canadian and US stock markets at all-time highs and up about 15% so far in 2019, many investors are wondering if it is time to sell some stocks
Ray Dalio, Co-CIO of Bridgewater Associates, one of the largest and most successful hedge funds in the world, has written an excellent treatise on what he sees happening to investments in the near future.
Bond yields have been collapsing clear across the world. And if history is any guide, the rapid decline is a function of undeniable economic weakness. Consider the correlation between bond yields and time-tested measures like the Institute for Supply Management’s PMI. The 10-year U.S. Treasury yield tends to follow in the indicator’s footsteps. As the… via... Continue Reading →
Recessionary periods are a necessary evil in a financial system such as ours to wring out the excesses in the economy. Recessions can be devastating for certain people through job loss and the failure of businesses. But even an economic downturn can have some positive implications. Please see the original post from A Wealth of... Continue Reading →
Major secular drivers have the potential to significantly disrupt the global economy, financial markets, and investors’ portfolios over the next three to five years.
As you may know more and more Canadians are gravitating toward low fee Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). In fact they are now ‘out-selling’ or attracting more assets compared to traditional mutual funds. That’s good news of course as Canadians pay the highest mutual funds in the developed world. It’s likely not a surprise that those […]... Continue Reading →
Yes there can be an ongoing debate as to whether or not ‘dividends matter’. Certainly that’s a personal decision and if an investor makes the dividends matter, then well, they certainly DO matter because that is the investment style that the investor has embraced. If an investor chooses a dividend growth approach all things dividend […]... Continue Reading →