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Cutting Through the Noise


April 16, 2018

By Scott Ronalds

A tough go for Canadian stocks

It hasn't exactly been the best of times for investors who stick close to home.

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April 4, 2018

By Tom Bradley

The next Warren Buffett will be a woman

How female investors are more like Warren Buffett than their male counterparts.

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March 29, 2018

By Salman Ahmed

Blockchain ... Just another story stock?

When a stock or industry is being driven more by speculation than fundamentals, we're happy to sit on the sidelines.

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March 19, 2018

By Scott Ronalds

The rise of the superstar CEO

Corporate leaders have become celebrities. But is all this attention a good thing?

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February 15, 2018

By Tom Bradley

A once-in-a-year opportunity

As investment dealers start to send out their annual fee and performance reports, it can be a great opportunity to have a more informative discussion with your provider.

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February 6, 2018

By Scott Ronalds

Volatility is back

Volatility is back and the last few days have been turbulent. But it's important to put the recent stock market declines in perspective.

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January 26, 2018

By Tom Bradley

Good for who - Me or you?

Why we love the Questrade ads about the high cost of investing with full-service advisors.

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January 3, 2018

By Scott Ronalds

Fifty-seven thousand five hundred!

With the turn of the calendar comes a fresh $5,500 in contribution room for your Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA). Even better, the lifetime contribution limit for these accounts now stands at $57,500!

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December 22, 2017

By Tom Bradley

Competition? What competition?

A look at the growing trend of corporate mergers.

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December 8, 2017

By Tom Bradley

Volatility - This is wild

Stock market volatility has been remarkably low this year. CC&L has produced a great chart that shows just how unusual this period has been.

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November 24, 2017

By Salman Ahmed

What Sears can teach you about your pension

Sears' bankruptcy is a good reminder that the terms laid out in a defined benefit (DB) pension plan are not always written in stone.

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October 27, 2017

By Tom Bradley

Ama-conned

238 towns and cities have submitted a proposal to become Amazon's second headquarters. But it's been a colossal waste of time and resources for many of them.

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