Stock markets were generally positive in May, but the TSX ended its record breaking streak of positive months. Are ETFs really the weapons of financial mass destruction that some critics claim they are?
Stock markets were generally positive in April, and the TSX continued its record string of positive months. Meanwhile, troubles at Home Capital made some question the safety of their GICs.
Stock markets were generally positive in March, as were Canadian bonds. Why a 100% equity portfolio might be a bad idea.
Stock markets were positive in February, and Canadian and US stocks continued to hit new all time highs. Should you change your investment style with markets all time highs?
Stock markets were subdued in January as investors continued to ponder the implications of a Donald Trump presidency. Despite that, the S&P500 and TSX60 hit new all time highs in January. ETFs have been seeing broad adoption globally, but Canada has been lagging. Why?
Stock markets finished 2016 on a positive note, with the S&P500 and TSX60 hitting all time highs in December. This time of the year, many prognosticators are bringing out their stock market forecasts for 2017. But given how far off the 2016 forecasts were, best to take them with a grain (or bucket) of salt!
As we head into the holidays and the home stretch of 2016, now’s the perfect time to make sure you’ve covered your financial bases for year end. Here are our top tips for getting your financial house in order before the new year. Look at your capital losses. If you sold investments earlier in the year at a profit and don’t […]
On our website, anyone can submit a request for a portfolio review in which we look at the fees the client is paying and how well they are diversified. Most of the requests are from people that have a mutual fund account with a financial advisor at a bank or a mutual fund company. Bill Wong (not his real […]