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By Dave Paterson | Wednesday, September 02, 2015

 

U.S. growth stocks have definitely been the big winners over the past couple of years, and the first half of this year has seen a continuation of that trend. The Nasdaq 100 Index is still ahead 2.2% year-to-date, as of Aug. 28. That’s after the big August market dip, and better performance than most every other major stock index. By tracking the index, the CIBC Nasdaq Index Fund has matched this year-to-date positive performance, while giving investors exposure to U.S. growth stocks.


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By Olev Edur | Tuesday, September 01, 2015

 

No question that it’s been rough-and-tumble times for equity investors everywhere lately, but it comes as no surprise for Chip McKinley, a portfolio manager of the global real estate portfolio at Cohen & Steers, Inc. in New York City, NY, sub-manager of CIBC Asset Management Inc.’s Renaissance Global Real Estate Fund. As a result, he was prepared for the worst of the recent market carnage.


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By Fund Library News Wire | Monday, August 31, 2015

ETF NEWS & UPDATES

* Horizons global ETF to be managed by Forstrong Global.
* Horizons announces fund management changes.


* Horizons global ETF to be managed by Forstrong Global. Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. and its affiliate, AlphaPro Management Inc., launched the Horizons Managed Global Opportunities ETF (TSX: HGM). Currently with $10 million in assets under management, it is a globally-focused, actively-managed exchange traded fund, sub-advised by Forstrong Global Asset Management Inc., which was recently rebranded from Hahn Investment Stewards & Company Inc.


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By Fund Library News Wire | Friday, August 28, 2015

A week that began with major stock indices dropping hundreds of points ended with those same major stock indices rebounding by an equal amount and more, to close the week with gains overall. Led by energy stocks and financials, the S&P/TSX Composite Index rallied from Monday’s 771-point plunge to gain 2.9% on the week. And the blue-chip U.S. S&P 500 Composite recovered from its 100-point drop on Monday to close Friday with a 0.9% gain on the week. Analysts blamed all the excitement on a combination of China’s currency devaluation the previous week along with its deteriorating economy and volatile stock market, combined with investors’ fears that the U.S. Federal Reserve would still pull the trigger in September on its first interest rate hike since the financial crisis in 2008.

  


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By Robyn K. Thompson | Friday, August 28, 2015

Q – I have a successful dental practice, organized as a corporation, which has allowed me to make maximum RRSP contributions towards my retirement savings. With my personal RRSP contributions maxed out, I’m wondering whether there are other tax-efficient retirement plans available that would let me enhance my retirement savings. I’ve heard about Individual Pension Plans, but I’m not sure they would apply in my case. Could you explain how these work? – S. O., Calgary, Alberta


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More recent articles

By Wilfred Hahn | Thursday, August 27, 2015
By Dave Paterson | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
By Gordon Pape | Monday, August 24, 2015
By Fund Library News Wire | Friday, August 21, 2015
By Robyn K. Thompson | Friday, August 21, 2015
By Fund Library News Wire | Thursday, August 20, 2015
By Dave Paterson | Wednesday, August 19, 2015
By Knowledge Bureau | Tuesday, August 18, 2015
By Fund Library News Wire | Tuesday, August 18, 2015
By Patrick McKeough | Monday, August 17, 2015
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