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Commentary

Staying on the right track
Staying on the right track
Nov 12, 2018
Stock markets were incredibly calm in 2017 with low volatility and few down days. This year has been different.
Investment Portfolio
Investment Portfolio
Oct 4, 2018
Factor-based investing means considering factor exposures when constructing portfolios. ETFs can be an effective tool to gain exposure to different factors
White House
White House
Aug 30, 2018
U.S. President Donald Trump has imposed trade tariffs with the intention of restricting free trade, but they are unintentionally causing prices to rise and harming relationships between countries.
La volatilité est de retour
La volatilité est de retour
Aug 1, 2018
Since 2010, growth stocks have outperformed value stocks by a large margin. However, if cumulative returns are measured over the past 40 years, value stocks hold the advantage. While investment style fads come and go, disciplined, diversified investing will never go out of style.
Two business people working on digital tablet
Two business people working on digital tablet
Jul 23, 2018
On February 27, 2018, the federal government tabled its much-anticipated 2018 budget. The budget put to rest much of the uncertainty regarding proposed changes to the taxation of private corporations, initially released for consultation on July 18, 2017.
Woman financial advisor meeting with clients
Woman financial advisor meeting with clients
Jul 18, 2018
While it is not possible to be fully insulated from a market decline, there are effective wealth management strategies that can help investors prosper over the long term.
assante life
assante life
Jun 27, 2018
After nearly four decades of declining bond yields, there is a credible case to be made that government bonds, particularly U.S. treasuries, are due for a change of course.
Bonds
Bonds
May 30, 2018
Recent modelling from the Multi-Asset Management team reveals that despite uncertainty in the short term, there is good news of positive expected returns in every major asset class looking forward.
uncertainty
uncertainty
Apr 27, 2018
What seemed like a Teflon coat protecting U.S. stocks in 2017 is showing signs of wear and tear. The use of an active risk management process can help turn uncertainty and volatility into outcomes that skew the odds favourably.What seemed like a Teflon coat protecting U.S. stocks in 2017 is showing...
PEI flag
PEI flag
Apr 17, 2018
Finance Minister J. Heath MacDonald tabled the 2018 Prince Edward Island provincial budget on April 6, 2018. The commentary, prepared by our Wealth Planning Group at Assante Private Client, can be used to assist you and your Assante advisor with your wealth planning strategy.

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