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By Knowledge Bureau | Thursday, April 26, 2018


By Evelyn Jacks

The April 30 tax filing deadline is just a few days away. Before you click “send” on Netfile, make sure you’ve covered all the bases. One of the most important ones is to ensure your return reflects life changes. If you experienced any of these in 2017, double-check your returns, as they could impact the size of your refund or subject you to an audit. Read on to learn what these events are, and how you should handle them – before it’s too late!


By Dave Paterson | Wednesday, April 25, 2018


With valuation levels in developed markets trading well above historical averages, emerging markets look downright cheap in comparison. Factor in positive demographics, less dependence on commodities, and increasing investor interest and the case for adding emerging markets exposure becomes very strong. And the FundGrade A+ Award -winning Trimark Emerging Markets  Class is one of the most attractive funds in the space.


By Fund Library News Wire | Tuesday, April 24, 2018

By Joe Davis, Global Head, Investment Strategy Group, Vanguard Group, Inc.

“What do you think about Bitcoin?” Over the past few months, I’ve gotten this question more than any other. In 2017 the value of Bitcoin, the world’s first cryptocurrency, rose by almost 1,200%, prompting excitement and bafflement.


By Gordon Pape | Monday, April 23, 2018


Stock markets are looking riskier than they have in years. The escalating trade war between the U.S. and China has spooked investors, and rightly so. Unless there is a diplomatic settlement quickly, this faceoff between the world’s two largest economies could result in the losses of thousands of jobs in both countries and an increase in inflation as the higher costs work their way through to consumers.


By Fund Library News Wire | Friday, April 20, 2018

By Mike Keerma

The major North American stock indices held their own on the week, with Canada’s S&P/TSX Composite Index advancing 1.4%, as crude oil gained 1.3%, despite some softness on Friday. With first-quarter earnings expectations still high, the U.S. blue chip S&P 500 Composite Index edged up 0.5% week over week, despite headwinds from interest rates as the yield on the benchmark U.S. 10-year Treasury note rose to near 3.0%, its highest level since 2014. Yields were fueled by inflationary pressures as the March all-items consumer price index rose to an annual 2.4%, with the core rate at 2.1%. A retreat on Friday in both the energy and technology sectors weighed on stock indices at week’s end, but the Nasdaq Composite Index still managed 0.6% uptick on the week, even as Apple Corp. (NASDAQ: AAPL) slipped, mainly on growing concerns over its flagging iPhone X sales.


More recent articles

By Fund Library News Wire | Friday, April 20, 2018
By Robyn K. Thompson | Thursday, April 19, 2018
By Dave Paterson | Wednesday, April 18, 2018
By Samantha Prasad | Tuesday, April 17, 2018
By Brian Bridger | Monday, April 16, 2018
By Fund Library News Wire | Friday, April 13, 2018
By Robyn K. Thompson | Friday, April 13, 2018
By Knowledge Bureau | Thursday, April 12, 2018
By Dave Paterson | Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By Tyler Mordy | Tuesday, April 10, 2018
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