Breaking news

  • Walmart moves to close stores

    Whether it’s a sign of the times or simply a move by the retail giant to trim the fat, Walmart is making moves to remain at the top of warehouse retail

  • Canadian currency better than you think

    Sure the Loonie is in a major freefall but one of Canada’s most revered institutions speaks glowingly of our printed currency

  • Equity crowdfunding gets unexpected boost

    IIAC’s latest state of the union communication to the industry is the harbinger of bad news and nowhere is this more noticeable than in the financing of small- and medium-sized businesses

  • No recession yet say analysts

    The latest poll taking the temperature of the Canadian economy has come out with a lukewarm endorsement but cautions on the future

  • Air Canada heads for crash landing

    Airlines made record profits in 2015 but despite the good news investors fear that business is about to get much worse at entirely the wrong time

  • Economists get rebranding

    After the economic collapse of 2008, people of all stripes including advisors have become highly skeptical of the economist’s ability to predict anything remotely to do with the economic winds but one economist has some ideas to improve their image

  • Bank signs deal with NBA’s 76ers despite conflict

    It doesn’t happen often but one big bank in the U.S. has signed a marketing deal with the basketball team despite the fact they play in an arena sponsored by another bank

  • New ETF plays to a senior audience

    Advisors looking for secondary investments beyond the core look no further than this new fund that plays off one of the biggest problems facing seniors today

  • Snapchat about to go robo

    The popular instant photo and video sharing app is rumoured to be looking for ways to monetize its user base of millennials and digital investment advice could be a real possibility

  • Credit Union first to qualify GICs as SRI

    Socially Responsible Investments (SRI) are becoming the hot commodity in the financial sector, and one credit union has become the first to have all of its GICs meet the strict criteria