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Cutting Through the Noise


September 27, 2021

By Tom Bradley

Is it time to raise cash?

One question keeps coming up in discussions with investors: Is it time to raise cash? Our answer is a resounding 'it depends.' Tom Bradley elaborates in his latest Financial Post article.

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September 20, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

The water's calling: Investing in the marine industry

We recently bought Brunswick Corporation, a leader in building boats and marine parts & services, in our Global Small-Cap Equity Fund. The industry has done well during the pandemic and is well-positioned to continue to thrive. Here's why.

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September 13, 2021

By Tom Bradley

The seven P's you need to follow when hiring an adviser or investment manager

Tom Bradley walks through the framework we use when selecting managers for our funds — what we call the Seven P's.

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September 9, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

Co-investment update 2021

One of our key business tenets is co-investment, or investing alongside our clients. Here's what it means in real money.

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August 30, 2021

By Tom Bradley

ESG is here to stay — here's what investors need to know

Investing is all about trade-offs and ESG is no different. It might be here to stay, but there’s still more questions than answers, and a whole lot more to talk about. Tom Bradley elaborates in his Financial Post column.

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August 26, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

Meet Alex

We’re pleased to introduce the newest member of our team, Alexandre Crupi.

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August 16, 2021

By Tom Bradley

How investors can narrow the gap between their risk capacity and risk appetite

Your personal history has a lasting impact on your outlook and ability to take risks. Tom Bradley explains in his latest Financial Post article.

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August 5, 2021

By Tom Bradley

Which way to bet on inflation?

Inflation has been picking up and the question is being asked, is it transitory or more permanent?

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August 3, 2021

By Tom Bradley

Ecosystem for failure

How the 'gamification' of investing is creating an ecosystem for failure.

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July 29, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

That summer BBQ, good for the soul. And your portfolio

If you're hosting a BBQ this summer, your shopping bags will likely be full of Steadyhand companies. We take you on a trip to the store.

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July 19, 2021

By Tom Bradley

Cryptocurrencies, SPACs, lumber and more — the second quarter was filled with violent reversals

The theme for the second quarter was trend reversal. The issues most talked about at the beginning of April ended up going the other way, notably interest rates, 'reopening stocks', cryptocurrencies, and lumber.

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July 15, 2021

By Salman Ahmed

Canadian housing observations

Real estate bears are getting more airtime as prices have been rising. But they don’t put their money where their mouth is.

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July 12, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

Mid-year review video

A recap of the first half of the year and a few words on a topic that is coming up frequently in our conversations with clients — inflation.

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July 9, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

Bradley's Brief — Q2 2021

Tom Bradley's quarterly letter to clients.

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July 5, 2021

By Tom Bradley

Want to try do-it-yourself investing? These tips from the pros will improve your outcomes

A DIY trend often springs up after a long bull market, but this one may have staying power. If you’re doing your own thing, however, you shouldn’t totally dismiss professional management. Here are some habits and disciplines you can borrow from the pros that will improve your outcomes.

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June 21, 2021

By Tom Bradley

10 things we (still) know for sure about markets and investing

Tried and true investing principles that will never let you down.

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June 15, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

The perfect supply chain storm

Key supply chains have ruptured while demand for consumer goods has soared during the pandemic. Along with a massive logistics headache for many businesses, it's also led to an uptick in inflation. Yet, this isn't such a bad thing. We explain.

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June 10, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

Loonie on a tear

The loonie is hot. Here's what it means for your portfolio.

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June 7, 2021

By Tom Bradley

Why investors should focus on generating the best total return, not the best yield

Recently retired? Here's why your portfolio's focus should be on total return, not yield.

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May 28, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

Summer Reading

Summer is just around the corner. We've got your literature needs covered.

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May 25, 2021

By Tom Bradley

10 good reasons to fire your financial adviser

How well you manage your long-term investments will determine the quality of your life in retirement. If you’re not sure whether your adviser has your best interests in mind, it could be time to move on. In his Financial Post column, Tom Bradley lays out 10 reasons that might prompt you to act.

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May 18, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

Bubble in the north?

The Florida land boom of the 1920's is a fascinating case study of an asset bubble. Can parallels be drawn to today's real estate market in Vancouver and Toronto?

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May 13, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

Bear sighting in the new economy

Many of last year's hottest 'disruptor' stocks are in bear territory. But fear not, a balanced, well-diversified portfolio is doing just fine.

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May 10, 2021

By Tom Bradley

These important, but forgotten, issues might just become the next big market-movers

In an attempt to get ahead of the next big thing, Tom Bradley has put together a list of important issues that are not being talked about today, or at least, not talked about enough.

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May 6, 2021

By Tom Bradley

Co-CIO Announcement

We're pleased to announce that Salman Ahmed will be Steadyhand's Co-CIO (Chief Investment Officer).

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