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September 14, 2017

By Tom Bradley

Making a statement

A recent JD Power survey suggests that most Canadian investors don't fully understand their account statements. If you need help with yours, give us a call!

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September 13, 2017

By Tom Bradley

Whole lotta shakin' goin' on … except on the TSX

Maybe Jerry Lee Lewis was singing about the current investment landscape...

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September 11, 2017

By Tom Bradley

Investing's answer to gravity

We can't help it. It's human nature. Our view of how our investments will do in the future is influenced by how they've done in the recent past and what the headlines are telling us today. Unfortunately, both factors are poor predictors of what returns will be.

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September 7, 2017

By Tom Bradley

Posting in the Post

After working with the Globe and Mail for 11 years, I'm starting a new chapter in my writing life. Starting this week, my columns will appear every second Saturday in the National Post.

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September 6, 2017

By Scott Ronalds

Eating our own cooking

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

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August 25, 2017

By Scott Ronalds

The rosé craze

Sales of rosé are booming, but is the pink wine a good investment idea?

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August 17, 2017

By Tom Bradley

If you're thinking about investing in a hedge fund, read this first

Hedge funds are complex vehicles. Which is why it's key to educate yourself on their ins and outs if you're pondering this strategy.

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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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August 10, 2017

By Tom Bradley

Truths in the post-truth era

Howard Marks of Oaktree Capital provides a refuge in the post-truth era. The following gems are from his presentation, 'The Truth about Investing'.

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August 8, 2017

By Salman Ahmed

"You remind me of a diaper. Self-absorbed and full of crap."

Trash talking is everywhere on the investing gridiron. Here's how you can arm yourself for it.

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August 4, 2017

By Tom Bradley

Bond buyers look for a designated driver

This week, a group of bond buyers and dealers issued a letter to the U.S. Treasury. The 'Treasury Borrowing Advisory Committee of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association' advised the Treasury to be careful as it moves to normalize short-term interest rates...

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August 2, 2017

By Scott Ronalds

How a rising dollar impacts foreign stock returns

The last two months provide a great example of how currency swings can play a big role in short-term returns.

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