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Cutting Through the Noise


May 21, 2019

By Tom Bradley

Levitating profit margins

A look at how the remarkable profit cycle we’re in is fuelling one of the longest bull markets in history.

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May 6, 2019

By Tom Bradley

Beware of 'unpredictable diversification'

Diversification is the closest thing to a free lunch in investing. But beware the growing number of exotic products that claim to have low correlation to stocks.

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April 22, 2019

By Tom Bradley

Why you shouldn't let recent performance dominate your investing decisions

Past performance tends to trump all other factors when evaluating an investment manager. Here's why it shouldn't.

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April 8, 2019

By Tom Bradley

That investment fees are falling is a popular narrative, but it's not the whole story

There are more low-cost options today, but investors looking for personal service and advice are paying as much or more than ever.

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March 25, 2019

By Tom Bradley

These two global forces will shape your investing returns for decades to come

Forget Trump and Brexit. These other two trends will have a bigger impact on returns.

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March 11, 2019

By Tom Bradley

Don't get fooled into investing based on what's happening now — the future is all that matters

Stock prices are an educated guess as to what’s going to happen in the future — be careful when the present is being used to predict what that will be.

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February 25, 2019

By Tom Bradley


February 19, 2019

By Tom Bradley

Two new funds at Steadyhand

We're excited to announce the launch of two new funds for growth-oriented investors — Steadyhand Global Small-Cap Equity Fund and Steadyhand Builders Fund.

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February 11, 2019

By Tom Bradley

Five deeply ingrained misconceptions about the market

A look at why investors are well-served to cut through the industry lore.

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January 30, 2019

By Tom Bradley

Clients statements at Steadyhand

A follow-up to our recent piece on year-end reporting.

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January 28, 2019

By Tom Bradley

Want to know how risky your portfolio is? How it performed in 2018 will give you a good idea

This is the best time you’ll have all year to assess how you’re doing and whether your provider is delivering the goods. Here are some things to look for.

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January 14, 2019

By Tom Bradley

Market narratives spread like epidemics and can turn on a dime

In his Financial Post column, Tom looks at how prevailing narratives influence economic and market behaviour.

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