Why investors shouldn’t be spooked by Q2 earnings

Why investors shouldn’t be spooked by Q2 earnings

Jul 10, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

Investors should widen their range of vision, and look at the contours of the economic recovery and how earnings estimates for 2021 shake out.

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The resilient Health Care sector in an election year

The resilient Health Care sector in an election year

Jul 06, 2020 |Gopa Nair, CFA

We examine investment themes we think are supportive of the sector’s long-term growth prospects regardless of the policy environment.

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Will COVID-19 force the auto sector into a U-turn

Will COVID-19 force the auto sector into a U-turn?

Jul 06, 2020 |Jim Allworth

It wasn’t that long ago that the auto sector was on an open road to the car of the future. How will COVID-19 change the sector’s direction?

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Podcast: Family tax planning with a prescribed rate loan strategy

Jun 30, 2020 |Prashant Patel & Michael Tarantino

“Depending on circumstances, it may be timely to consider a prescribed rate loan strategy to help effectively lower your family’s overall tax bill.”

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How Europe is rising to the COVID-19 economic challenges

Jun 25, 2020 |Frédérique Carrier

We are upgrading our stance on European equities to Market Weight from Underweight as several key developments appear to be afoot on the continent.

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What’s driving volatility in the U.S. equity market?

Jun 19, 2020 |Frédérique Carrier

We examine recent volatility impacting equity markets, and look to manage investment risk against this backdrop.

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Podcast: Planning for an estate freeze or re-freeze

Jun 15, 2020 |Tony Maiorino and Abby Kassar

If you’re the owner of an incorporated business, an estate freeze is a planning tool that may improve tax efficiency and help to simplify your estate planning.

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Where to find opportunities in a zero interest rate world

Jun 12, 2020 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

With the Fed’s punch bowl here to stay, and another multiyear period of low rates ahead, we look at how to position fixed income portfolios.

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Why are U.S. equities rallying while Main Street struggles?

Jun 05, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

Equity markets are dominated by big corporations, so it’s not surprising that major indexes may not show the challenges facing mom-and-pop companies.

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Talking tax savings: Have you considered a prescribed rate loan strategy?

Talking tax savings: Have you considered a prescribed rate loan strategy?

Jun 03, 2020 |Wealth Management Services

Exploring the topic of prescribed rate loan planning and why it may be a timely approach for some families.

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Tax planning strategies for high-income earners

Depending on your province of residence, you may be subject to tax at a rate of 50% or higher when your income exceeds a set amount.

Discover several strategies that make for a tax-smart wealth plan.