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The Market & Economic Environment

February 2019: Portfolio Management Team Update

Market & Economic Environment: Investors worldwide heaved a collective sigh of relief as global equities rebounded strongly with their best January performance in 30 years, after a December plunge that had capped the worst year for stocks in a decade. The TSX surged 8.5% in January as all 11 of its sectors advanced, led by […]

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RRSPs and Your Estate

Most people are aware that they are able to roll their RRSP/RIF to a spouse, common-law partner or financially dependent child or grandchild with a mental or physical disability. What some people don’t always understand, is what happens to the RRSP/RIF if it is being left to anybody other than a spouse, common-law partner or […]

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Year Ahead Conference Highlights

I recently attended the 13th annual iA Securities Year Ahead Investment Conference in Toronto featuring some of the top investment minds from both within and outside of my organization. The purpose of the event was to help attendees get a better sense of what we should be expecting from financial markets in 2019 by showcasing […]

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Luft Financial Model Portfolios

Luft Financial Model Portfolios: 2018 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.

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January 2019 Portfolio Management Team Update

Market & Economic Environment:  December capped the worst year for global equities since 2008, as the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 9.2% and 8.7% respectively for their biggest declines in that month since 1931. With November’s gains only providing a temporary respite from the broad selloff that commenced in October, most major […]

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