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By Dave Paterson | Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Ethical, or socially responsible, investing has been growing in popularity recently as more people look to do the right thing with their investment dollars. The NEI Ethical Canadian Equity Fund, managed by Calgary based QV Investments, is one of the oldest, and best-managed funds currently available in the socially-responsible investing space. Here’s a look at what makes this fund tick.


By Knowledge Bureau | Tuesday, October 17, 2017


By Evelyn Jacks

According to the Bank of Canada, the record low for the Canadian dollar against the U.S. dollar, since October 1950, was recorded on the Jan. 21, 2002 – just over 15 years ago – when the loonie was worth just 62¢. But there have been some rebounds lately; and this means for some, there may be a tax consequence.


By Tyler Mordy | Monday, October 16, 2017

Some investors may believe that natural disasters lead to increased economic growth. In the short run, this may appear to be the case. For example, American manufacturing expanded last month at the fastest pace in 13 years, in part due to the effects of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. But fortunately, we have the late French economist, Frédéric Bastiat, to set enquiring minds straight: Destruction does not benefit the economy.


By Fund Library News Wire | Friday, October 13, 2017

By Mike Keerma

The major U.S. stock indices again registered record high closes last week, as market sentiment fed on positive earnings reports from the financial sector, as well as a surge in consumer sentiment, an uptick in inflation readings, and a jump in September retail sales. Market momentum brushed aside any lingering concerns over natural disasters and rising geopolitical tensions, including President Trump’s refusal on Friday to certify Iran’s compliance with a 2015 nuclear agreement. The S&P 500 Composite Index edged up 0.2% on the week, for a 14% year-to-date gain, while the Nasdaq Composite Index advanced 0.2%, putting it ahead 23% year to date. Toronto’s benchmark S&P/TSX Composite Index, meanwhile, posted a 0.5% gain on the week, led by broad strength in the materials, base metals, mining, gold, and financial sectors. Gold closed Friday with a 1.2% advance on the week, while crude oil surged 4.2%.


By Robyn K. Thompson | Friday, October 13, 2017

Q – I’ve been going through a particularly contentious divorce process, and I haven’t had the time or inclination to think about my own financial future. Do you have any advice for people like me, who suddenly find themselves single again? – Rhonda C., Toronto, Ontario


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