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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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By Wilfred Hahn | Thursday, August 27, 2015

 
The times have changed. No doubt, most investment strategists will feel it in their bones. After a long period of policy convergence around the globe – some seven years – we now have entered an era characterized by a globalization of instability. There are cracks, fissures, and hissing steam pipes seemingly everywhere.


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By Dave Paterson | Wednesday, August 26, 2015

 

Since Cambridge Global Asset Management took over CI Cambridge Canadian Dividend Fund a little more than a year ago, they have definitely put their mark on it. This is not your typical dividend fund. It is significantly underweight in financials and energy, and contains more mid-cap holdings than the average dividend fund. Yet manager Stephen Groff makes it all work – and earns the monthly Fundata FundGrade® A rating to boot. Here’s a look at how Groff and the Cambridge team do it.


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By Gordon Pape | Monday, August 24, 2015

BUILDING WEALTH WITH GORDON PAPE
 

Barring a total economic disaster, the U.S. Federal Reserve Board is likely to begin raising interest rates later this year, perhaps as early as September. That, combined with fears of a China-led global economic slowdown, has rattled markets and resulted in the steep selloffs over the past week.


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By Fund Library News Wire | Friday, August 21, 2015
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By Knowledge Bureau | Tuesday, August 18, 2015
By Fund Library News Wire | Tuesday, August 18, 2015
By Patrick McKeough | Monday, August 17, 2015
By Fund Library News Wire | Friday, August 14, 2015
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By Samantha Prasad | Thursday, August 13, 2015
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