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December Portfolio Construction
December Portfolio Construction
Dec 21, 2017
Equity investors are optimistic about recent outstanding equity market performance, but it is important to identify and prepare for risks that may lie below the surface.  
Grandparent teaching grandchild important money management skills
Grandparent teaching grandchild important money management skills
Nov 20, 2017
Your child must be at least 18 to open a TFSA, but even then, they may not have the resources to make a contribution. Here's a way to teach your child about the basics on investing.
Financial advisor meeting with clients about their investment goals
Financial advisor meeting with clients about their investment goals
Nov 6, 2017
Many people share a few common concerns about retirement planning – the whims of the markets, longer life expectancies, or simply wishing to have enough to live comfortably in the future. With all that in mind, where can you find an extra boost to help you reach your retirement savings goal?
Cryptocurrency are they good investment
Cryptocurrency are they good investment
Oct 25, 2017
The recent meteoric rise in the price of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ether has been making waves around the investment community while provoking a wide range of reactions from business leaders, national governments and even celebrities.
Financial chart
Financial chart
Sep 22, 2017
Since North American markets bottomed on March 9, 2009, following the global financial crisis, the S&P 500 Index in the U.S. has gained more than 260% (as of mid-July 2017). Over the same period, the Canadian market has claimed less than half of that advance. 
assante life
assante life
Sep 20, 2017
While the recent depreciation of the U.S. dollar has made it less costly to travel in the U.S., it may also have had an adverse effect on portfolios with U.S. investments. Hedging a portfolio’s exposure to the U.S. dollar can help reduce the impact of currency fluctuations.
The art of business cycle analysis
The art of business cycle analysis
Aug 24, 2017
Business cycles are complex in nature, but analyzing past cycles can provide information to help investors with asset allocation and risk management.
Why do stock markets fluctuate so much?
Why do stock markets fluctuate so much?
Jul 24, 2017
Investors have different views – some may choose to buy shares of a company while at the same time others may choose to sell. While demand and supply determine a stock price in real time, the long-term value of a company is driven by its earnings and cash flows.
Getting more active: The evolution of investing
Getting more active: The evolution of investing
Jul 12, 2017
The active investment management industry has mostly focused its resources on generating alpha – returns above market performance – but it is important to actively manage all the variables that affect an investor’s total return.
Surprises are part of life, be prepared
Surprises are part of life, be prepared
May 31, 2017
A fundamentally good investment can sometimes turn into a bad one. A controlled and measured approach can help minimize volatility and generate consistent returns for investors over their time horizons.

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