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By Tyler Mordy | Thursday, March 26, 2015

Today’s great paradox is that the longer “secular stagnation” persists, the higher asset prices will likely rise and the higher the risks of major policy exits. To be sure, this is not an argument driven by bullish perspectives on the real economy. It is a recognition that the sponsorship of rising global asset markets by the world’s monetary authorities will continue for some time. Central banks are all in. And Japan is the leading case in point. We believe this will have salutary effects on Japanese stocks, especially the small-cap variety.


By Dave Paterson | Wednesday, March 25, 2015

You’ve heard the old saying that too many cooks can spoil the broth. Not so with Capital International Global Equity Fund, the Fundata FundGrade 2014 A+ Award-winning global equity fund with a unique multi-manager approach that just seems to keep improving with extra seasoning. I peeked into the kitchen to try to learn just how they make it work.


By Samantha Prasad | Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Many Canadian Snowbirds who have become fed up with Canada’s long, hard winters (and there are bound to be many more this year, especially from the Eastern provinces) have purchased winter homes in Southern U.S. states. This has been an especially popular move over the past few years, with U.S. real estate at exceptionally affordable levels and interest rates at rock bottom. If you fall into this fortunate group, there are some cross-border tax traps to beware of, particularly if you rent out your U.S. property, and also when you decide to sell.


By Gordon Pape | Monday, March 23, 2015


I receive many questions from readers, so every few weeks I’ll answer some of them in this space. Here some questions about the high GIC rates offered by Oaken Financial, and about advisor compensation.


By Fund Library News Wire | Friday, March 20, 2015

The S&P 500 Composite Index rallied 2.7% on the week, while the Nasdaq Composite surged 3.2% as the U.S. Federal Reserve indicated that it’s in no hurry to raise interest rates and as higher commodity prices, led by gold and energy, helped boost Toronto’s benchmark S&P/TSX Composite Index to a 1.4% advance on the week.


More recent articles

By Robyn K. Thompson | Friday, March 20, 2015
By Knowledge Bureau | Thursday, March 19, 2015
By Dave Paterson | Wednesday, March 18, 2015
By Samantha Prasad | Tuesday, March 17, 2015
By Patrick McKeough | Monday, March 16, 2015
By Fund Library News Wire | Friday, March 13, 2015
By Robyn K. Thompson | Friday, March 13, 2015
By Dave Paterson | Wednesday, March 11, 2015
By Knowledge Bureau | Tuesday, March 10, 2015
By Gordon Pape | Monday, March 09, 2015
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