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  • Valeant executive bolts

    In the most recent example of how bad things have gotten at the pharmaceutical giant, an executive who’s been there less than three months is moving on much earlier than expected suggesting its best days might be behind it

  • An asset class that puts stocks to shame

    As advisors look to diversify client portfolios away from stocks there’s one area in alternatives that shouldn’t be overlooked

  • The essential guide to monetizing social media

    If you're looking for a better return on your social media investment, this guide to how some top online mavericks monetize social media could be of value

  • Fed rate decision comes in

    The Federal Reserve announced its benchmark rate target Wednesday afternoon; did it prove predictions right?

  • The sweet spot in the markets is… ?

    With the U.S. markets’ winning streak on the verge of coming to an end and a Santa Claus run still up in the air one advisor’s got a great idea for coming out on top

  • Why force awakens can’t hope to match the box-office power of the original Star Wars

    More cinemas, bigger populations but can JJ Abram's new Star Wars beat the original? Why a cinema $ today isn’t worth what it was in 1977 – and a pop culture demonstration for clients of the time-value of money

  • Asset Manager drops fees in battle for market share

    In an effort to grab a bigger share of the high net worth market one of Canada’s largest asset managers has introduced a new wrinkle for clients that should shake things up with its wealth management competitors

  • These things could go wrong in 2016

    From wars to Trump’s victory at the polls and everything in between it’s important advisors keep an eye on these macro events because they will affect client portfolios

  • Junk bonds make a comeback

    The numbers suggest there’s a very real possibility that value investors will be wading back into the bond market despite all the negativity surrounding them

  • How to get five times revenue for your book

    Recently WP discussed the revenue multiple advisors can expect when selling their books with some taking exception to the high-end of the range but a succession planning expert explains how that’s possible