James Burton

James Burton

James Burton is a journalist with 17 years' experience in newspapers and websites in the UK, UAE, Bermuda, and Canada. He is the senior editor for Wealth Professional Canada, specializing in stories about investing, portfolio management, financial planning, advisors and the markets.

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Why industry is ready to embrace qualification changes

FP Canada CEO says the notion you can 'do well, while doing good' can now finally be applied to financial services

Why industry is ready to embrace qualification changes

Big Six bank files AI patent that predicts consumer purchases

Report describes computer processor model that would receive and mine data to anticipate behaviour

Big Six bank files AI patent that predicts consumer purchases

Our strategy is defence and it’s resonating, says Raintree

CIO at wealth manager warns that investors relying on a repeat of 2019’s gains will be left disappointed

Our strategy is defence and it’s resonating, says Raintree

Ex-fund rep fined $100,000 and banned for life

Respondent allowed a client to open and trade in an account using someone else’s identity and contact information

Ex-fund rep fined $100,000 and banned for life

Harbourfront acquires Vertex One’s private wealth division

Independent dealer continues aggressive expansion with deal for Vancouver firm

Harbourfront acquires Vertex One’s private wealth division

Broad is best: why emerging markets are becoming more idiosyncratic

Portfolio manager offers tips on how investors should analyse EMs and outlines three trends to follow for 2020

Broad is best: why emerging markets are becoming more idiosyncratic

'Most people have no clue what they’re invested in'

How Kind Wealth is putting clients' values at the heart of its subscription-based financial planning model

'Most people have no clue what they’re invested in'

Asset manager hits $1.5 billion milestone

Firm’s three investment funds focus on real estate in the Prairies, with rapid growth 'very validating'

Asset manager hits $1.5 billion milestone

Fraudster accused of breaching OSC order

Ban stems from illegally trading and distributing securities of A25 Gold Producers Corp.

Fraudster accused of breaching OSC order

Three U.S. opportunities ripe for investment in 2020

CIO picks out areas – including Israel - where investors can benefit and outperform large funds

Three U.S. opportunities ripe for investment in 2020