The following is courtesy TD Asset Management and is posted with permission. U.S. – POISED FOR A STRONGER YEAR AHEAD U.S. markets bid farewell to 2013 in style, with both the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial posting solid gains, and ending the year up an impressive 29.6% and 26.5%, respectively. U.S. Treasuries on the other hand, sold-off as… Read more »
The following is courtesy Invis and is reprinted with permission. Your home may be the biggest investment you’ll ever make. That means you want to be smart with your mortgage. Although we can’t say for sure what mortgage rates will do – or how the housing market will shift – we have compiled our top… Read more »
It is very important not to tie your investment returns to a particular index. An index does not have emotions, nor does it have goals, taxes to pay, an income to generate, or a nest egg to save. Understanding how your financial plans integrate with your investment portfolio is of the utmost importance. Below is… Read more »
Effective November 1, 2013, Dundee Bank of Canada, a Schedule I bank and wholly owned subsidiary of The Bank of Nova Scotia (“Scotiabank”), will change its name to “Hollis Canadian Bank”. The name Hollis Canadian Bank recognizes Scotiabank’s historic head office building, constructed in 1837, at 188 Hollis Street in Halifax, Nova Scotia. As part… Read more »
There have been some changes to the portfolio management team on VPI Canadian Income Pool. We think these changes will provide an excellent balance for the equity and bond positions in the pool. To read the press release please click here.