News

Firm acquires Wealthsimple's U.S. investment advisory book

Robo advisor will no longer support U.S. accounts as it focuses on Canadian business

Advisors must form own opinions about Bitcoin, says Seif

After launching the world's first Bitcoin ETF, CEO talks to WP about winning the race and his own journey from cynic to believer

Could Bitcoin evolve into an 'e-gold' asset class

The ship has sailed on cryptos replacing government-backed currencies but their potential as a new asset class looks brighter, says industry insider

When do SPACs pack the best returns?

Study suggests investments in blank-check companies pay off more for those who get in early in their life cycle

Features

How investors can profit from red-hot housing market

Private mortgage lending firm believes exposure to its MICs can enhance yield and provide low correlation to traditional asset classes

A first-of-its-kind investment in travel

Harvest Portfolios hopes to capitalize on the comeback of the industry with the first fund to offer exposure to all subsectors

Inflation calling … but few are ready for the new regime

Tyler Mordy, CIO and CEO of Forstrong Global, argues that the era of higher inflation has arrived but that many are misreading the situation and pandemic ramifications

People moves

FP Canada names next president and CEO

Incoming appointee set to bring significant leadership experience to role as Cary List retires on June 30

Regulators

Don't let FOMO blind you to fraud, BCSC tells younger investors

New research highlights how social media reliance and sense of urgency among young adults breeds potential vulnerability

WP Talk

Episode 4 - From football to finance

WP Talk sits down with linebacker Adam Bighill to discuss his dual careers, how they overlap and what drives him to succeed

Magazine

Wealth Professional 9.02

Investments

Firm acquires Wealthsimple's U.S. investment advisory book

Robo advisor will no longer support U.S. accounts as it focuses on Canadian business

Advisors must form own opinions about Bitcoin, says Seif

After launching the world's first Bitcoin ETF, CEO talks to WP about winning the race and his own journey from cynic to believer

Could Bitcoin evolve into an 'e-gold' asset class

The ship has sailed on cryptos replacing government-backed currencies but their potential as a new asset class looks brighter, says industry insider

Franklin Templeton enhances access to wealth pools

Firm announces new pricing option and reduced minimums, as well as ETF series migration

Inflation calling … but few are ready for the new regime

Tyler Mordy, CIO and CEO of Forstrong Global, argues that the era of higher inflation has arrived but that many are misreading the situation and pandemic ramifications