Funds

How mutual fund investors are being left out of the pot stock rally

According to TD, funds that haven’t added Canopy Growth Corp. to their portfolios are lagging the benchmark index by about 7 basis points since March ...

Mutual fund investors are missing out on one of the best rallies of the year

Sector's rapid growth brings a tough decision ...

Don’t sell out when markets you stress out

  The stock market is going to take a hit.  This we can say with confidence. Will it be a right jab, easily shaken off?  Or will it be a full-on body blow that leaves you prone, on the mat, panting, bloodied and humiliated? A sell-off is coming.  We don’t know how severe it will be, what wil ...

How to choose between active and passive investing

It’s impossible for everyone in a class to be above the class average. Same goes for every fund manager beating the average market return.  (Flickr) Proponents of low-cost investing are sometimes ‘challenged’ by proponents of actively-managed products and strategies.  I use the quotati ...

A Conversation with David Swensen?

Janet Lorin and Christine Harper of Bloomberg report, Yale's Swensen Sees Low Volatility as `Profoundly Troubling':David Swensen, Yale University’s longtime chief investment officer, said the lack of market volatility in the current geopolitical environment is a major concern and warned that anot ...

Should couples hold duplicate investments?

As a couple, it’s great to have twins as kids. But you don’t always want your portfolios looking the same. (Flickr) Q. My wife and I have several duplicate holdings in our respective accounts: for example, we both hold some of the same stocks and ETFs directly, and our mutual funds may also in ...

Do you invest too much in Canada?

Canada is the second-largest country in the world.  But is there such a thing as too much Canada? Too much natural beauty, no. Too much poutine, never. Too much snow, yep.  Too much Justin Bieber, yes. And too much held in Canadian stocks?  Definitely yes. The Canadian stock market represents ...

LIRA regrets

Q: My husband worked for a municipality and when he left we transferred the money into a LIRA. I’ve realized that the MER (2.9%) and DSC (5.5%) are high and we are upset and want to consider moving the funds. My husband is currently employed in another public sector that has a great pension pla ...

Best Canadian Stocks 2018

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Signs of Euphoria Creeping Into Markets?

Amanda Diaz of CNBC reports, Euphoria is creeping into the market, and that’s giving me déjà vu:Signs of euphoria are creeping into the market, and that's giving one trader déjà vu."I'm getting a little worried here," Matt Maley said Thursday on CNBC's "Trading Nation." "We're starting to see ...