Empire Life Investments

Empire Life Investments announces two promotions

New roles recognize pair’s 'contributions and success at preserving and building wealth for clients'

A much-needed dose of guaranteed downside protection

Empire Life expands its offering of segregated funds, including six new multi-strategy GIFs

A value-oriented approach

Empire Life Investments CIO Ian Hardacre outlines his investment strategy and extols the benefits of having a contrarian mindset

A look ahead, a look back

Donald Horne sat down with three key portfolio managers to get their takes on 2016, and a look back at 2015

Time to pity and respect the short seller

One analyst is leaping to the defence of the short seller – arguing that the blame game comes mostly from emotion

Averages can be very misleading, says advisor

A growing number of clients approaching retirement age may be tempted to dip into that nest egg early – but advisors must ensure that what is coming out doesn’t exceed what is going in

Hard landing by China will threaten global growth: expert

Many factors are contributing to the worrying state of the Canadian economy, including concerns the increasingly big economic engine that could – China – now can’t

It isn’t just about oil

While low interest rates are a thorn in financial equities’ side, and concerns remain surrounding the real estate market, it is the price of oil that has been copping the most flak

Advisor: sometimes a correction is just a correction

The market volatility both here and around the world may have clients' nerves shredded, but on the whole, this period may represent nothing but a correction

Analyst dismantles the perception of the “do no wrong” stock

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