The drawing took place at the NAFR Ottawa Branch Nov 14, 2018, at the conclusion of the Fifth session of the Investing For Retirees seminar. Thanks for following this blog. Hope that the articles are both entertaining and helpful. Good investing.
" 93.22% of funds in the Canadian Equity category underperformed the S&P/TSX Composite in the one-year period ending June 30, 2018".
The following are the PP slides for the NAFR Ottawa Branch Investing For Retirees seminar to be held on October 31, 2018.
Someday in the foreseeable future, the “fit will hit the shan” and these valuations will come back down to earth. With Trumpski as President, who knows what might trigger a major correction or worse? Iran, China, outrageous deficits, higher interest rates ?
There are two broad approaches to investing: active and passive. Both aim to make money but how do they differ?
The S&P 500 is up 155% since 2012, but that is unlikely to continue. We have been in an economic expansion since 2009. Similarly, the stock market, at least the US market, has been on a phenomenal growth tear over the same period, increasing by an average of 13% per year plus dividends for a... Continue Reading →
This workshop offers a broad introduction to ETFs. It also includes a discussion of passive (index) versus active (managed) investing, and compares their performance over the last 5 and 10 years. In Canada, over 90% of actively managed funds underperformed their comparable index over a ten year period. See the SPIVA (S&P Index versus Active)... Continue Reading →