New research has found that complex investment strategies in mutual funds lead to underperformance and higher fees
Private equity firms have a nasty reputation but in an era of low interest rates and limited yields, investments in the private markets have become respectable again and not simply because they juice the returns
The “Nifty Fifty” were a group of 50 popular large-cap U.S. stocks that were “must own” blue chips in the 1960s and early 70s – but some industry analysts are asking if their track records deserve this consideration
Investors might be flocking to ETFs in growing numbers, but advisors are still confident that mutual funds provide a unique service
As China’s markets continue to pummel middle-class investors in that country, the government has been driven to acts of desperation that may scare away future players on the exchange
As the rush to become compliant with the new requirements of CRM2 intensifies, the software tools associated with conforming to the new regulations have advisors knocking on the doors of third-party providers
Canada’s big banks follow the letter of the law when it comes to CRM2 reforms, but an investigation is uncovering just how many hold to the spirit of that law
Most advisors are at risk of losing more than half of their assets under management, with a growing number now scrambling to mitigate that threat
Investment advisors are coming around to the reality that they need to reach out to clients on social media – but the temptation for a quick buck can quickly turn into a blunder with the wrong marketing approach
A new report is set to assuage your clients’ concerns about the ailing Canadian economy and just possibly stave off their hasty selling.
Forget embedded or fee-based commissions, this relatively unheard of form of compensation is a reflection of true professionals.