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December 2, 2019

By Tom Bradley

Beware the 'bezzle': Three likely sources of illusory wealth in the markets today

With the 'bezzle,' you don’t know you’ve been robbed until much later. Tom Bradley reviews three probable sources of this illusory wealth that are on the investment landscape today.

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November 18, 2019

By Tom Bradley

Private equity has been booming, but public markets are starting to push back

There's a smackdown going on in private equity as public investors are starting to drive a harder bargain.

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November 4, 2019

By Tom Bradley

Time to turn down the vol on investment industry jargon

The investment industry invents new words, gives existing ones new meaning, and of course, there’s a slew of acronyms. Here's a much needed translation.

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October 21, 2019

By Tom Bradley

The 'R' word — Everybody's talking about it

Whether it’s next week, next year or beyond, we need to remember that a recession’s relationship to investing is a complicated one. Here’s what we mean.

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October 15, 2019

By Tom Bradley

Getting what you deserve from the markets

The struggle between thinking long term and making decisions based on short-term information and feedback is a mighty one. Here's a great video that brings it to life.

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October 7, 2019

By Tom Bradley

Is WeWork a disruptor or just another real estate company?

WeWork is the latest poster child for companies that are disrupting established industries. But is it the next Amazon, or the next Valeant? Tom Bradley weighs in.

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October 3, 2019

By Tom Bradley

Currency diversification — yay or nay?

There are ways to avoid the currency risk associated with owning foreign stocks. In our view, though, it's best to avoid such hedging.

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September 23, 2019

By Tom Bradley

Politics and investing

Ultra-low interest rates and continued borrowing are seemingly the solution to every problem or slowdown these days. Tom Bradley elaborates in his Financial Post column.

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September 9, 2019

By Tom Bradley

There's an interesting debate going on in the capital markets right now — bonds vs. stocks

Bonds and stocks are promoting very different outlooks right now. Here are some possible reasons why.

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August 26, 2019

By Tom Bradley

Dividend stocks are being touted as a substitute for bonds, but the reality is much more complicated

If you're receiving most of your investment income from stocks, it's time for a gut check.

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August 12, 2019

By Tom Bradley

How millennial investors can learn from their parents' mistakes

Do something your parents' generation don't do nearly enough of — ask questions.

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August 6, 2019

By Tom Bradley

Are risk ratings getting less useful?

Several fund companies are reducing the risk ratings on many of their funds. Here's why this doesn't pass the smell test.

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