Blog

Cutting Through the Noise


October 10, 2017

By Tom Bradley

Style? What style?

What it means to be style agnostic.

Read More 0 Comments

October 6, 2017

By Tom Bradley

Value versus growth

While growth stocks have been shining, there are good reasons to believe value managers will have their day in the sun again.

Read More 0 Comments

September 25, 2017

By Tom Bradley

Don't let a juicy yield distract you from overall returns

You're getting ready to retire. For decades, you've been making contributions to your RRSP and TFSA with the purpose of building up a nest egg. Growth was the priority. Now, it's time to shift gears. You'll be drawing an income from your investments, so the focus will be on capital preservation and income.

Read More 0 Comments

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!

Read More 0 Comments

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...

Read More 0 Comments

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.

Read More 0 Comments

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.

Read More 0 Comments

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.

Read More 0 Comments

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.

Read More 0 Comments

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'.

Read More 0 Comments

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...

Read More 0 Comments

July 20, 2017

By Tom Bradley

Interest rates and inflation

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

Read More 0 Comments