A "rising tide" approach to investing has lifted all boats, a trend that favoured passive investments. Yet just as tides are cyclical, the popularity of passive investing may recede as the markets are influenced by a new set of factors.DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT
The impact of the global financial crisis reminded people of the importance of risk management. Active management and risk management go hand in hand.DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT
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February, 2016 | Time to Take STOCK
In choppy markets, investors can often make irrational decisions because our brains become hyper aware of avoiding “danger” and risks. Learn how an investor’s biases and behaviours can lead to making bad investment decisions.Read more
March 19, 2015 | Beyond Bulls & Bears
Most investors know the market goes through cycles, but that can be easy to forget when the market has been up for several years in a row.Read more
January 2015 | No Free Lunch: The Case for Active Management
Modern portfolio theory and the trauma of the global financial crisis have contributed to the rise of “passive” strategies that charge moderate fees to track a benchmark’s performance. But, these strategies bear risks that we think often go unnoticed.Read more
July 3, 2015 | Financial Post
For all of its problems — or perhaps because of them — Canada has become a bit of a stock-picker’s “playground,” one that offers investors just as many opportunities as pitfalls.Read more
For the first time in nearly a decade, it's turning out to be a good year for stock picking.
May 23, 2015 | Barron's
Perhaps it is no wonder that index funds and exchange trade funds are gathering assets fast. Yet active management offers many benefits for investors, though these are poorly understood.
May 24, 2015 | The Financial Times
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