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iA Wealth Monthly Market Snapshot

It was an eventful month of July with China and the U.S. restarting trade negotiations and the Federal Reserve lowering U.S. interest rates for the first time in 11 years, resulting in a mixed month for equity markets globally. Canadian stocks were fairly muted, as the S&P/TSX Composite eeked out a 0.1% gain during the […]

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The Market & Economic Environment

Luft Financial Model Portfolios: Q2 2019 Review

Luft Financial model portfolio updates help you understand the complexity of your assets, better manage them & develop successful investment strategies. Click here to view our latest model portfolio update. Click here to view our latest portfolio model update.

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Advice for Investors

Health and wealth make for ‘best’ stocks Posted By Investor’s Digest of Canada On 2019-07-11 @ 3:00 pm In Canadian Stocks,Dividend Stocks,Gold Stocks,Healthcare Stocks,Mining Stocks,US Stocks While drugs and gold were the two most popular forms of payment for votes in the recent election in India, portfolio manager Elvis Picardo proffers far better reasons for picking a pharmaceutical stock […]

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iA Wealth Monthly Market Snapshot

Volatility returned to stock markets in the second quarter of the year as risks of trade war escalation led to an up and down period. Stocks continued to rally at the start of Q2, however, the trade dispute between China and the U.S. in mid-May led to an abrupt pullback. Equity markets then rebounded in […]

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Luft Financial, HollisWealth wins “Multi-Service Advisory Team of the Year” at the 2019 Wealth Professional Awards

Luft Financial, HollisWealth is proud to announce that it has received the “Multi-Service Advisory Team of the Year” award in the 5th annual Wealth Professional Awards, the leading awards event for the wealth management industry in Canada. Luft Financial was the winner among nine finalists in its category. The Wealth Professional Awards honour leaders in […]

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Protecting your Investments for Estate Purposes

When we invest our money, we have a reasonable expectation that our initial investment will appreciate over time. As we get older, we tend to want to take less investment risk, especially if there is a goal to pass on some of our investments to our beneficiaries. Often seniors feel trapped into investing in GIC’s […]

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