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August 15, 2017

By Tom Bradley

Bank profits: Are the customers tapped out?

Canadian banks are strong, insanely profitable companies, but their primary customers - individual Canadians - are getting tapped out.

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July 20, 2017

By Tom Bradley

Interest rates and inflation

Tom weighs in on why the recent increase in interest rates is fully justified.

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May 29, 2017

By Tom Bradley

Banks: On the backs of the Canadian public

Everyone has been picking on the banks lately, but we shouldn’t feel sorry for them.

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May 17, 2017

By Scott Ronalds

Of dragons, wealthy barbers and saving more

Observations from an investment lunch with David Chilton.

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May 15, 2017

By Tom Bradley

The fee mystery

An amusing and depressing story about a Wall Street Journal reporter who tries to find out what fees she's paying her investment advisor.

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May 11, 2017

By Tom Bradley

Is a GIC an investment?

Many people think of Guaranteed Investment Certificates (GICs) as investments. But maybe they shouldn't. We explain.

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May 8, 2017

By Tom Bradley

Almost live from Omaha

Key takeaways from the Woodstock for Capitalists.

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May 4, 2017

By Tom Bradley

CRM2 - A missed opportunity

CRM2 presented a great opportunity for Canadian wealth managers, but too many of them whiffed. Here's what they're missing.

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April 18, 2017

By Scott Ronalds

A closer look at America's domination of the global stock market

America increasingly dominates global stock market indices, which isn't such a good thing.

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March 28, 2017

By Scott Ronalds

Best case / worst case

A look at some of the triggers that could cause the markets to climb appreciably higher or spark a meaningful pullback.

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March 10, 2017

By Tom Bradley

Canadian banks: sales or service?

In another case of the big banks behaving badly, TD is in the hot seat for its sales practices.

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March 8, 2017

By Tom Bradley

If not now, when?

Words of wisdom from marketing guru Seth Godin.

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