Tag: investment counselling
Kyle Coatsworth

How Do You Feel about Volatility?

This is a critical question to answer when you sit down with your Investment Counsellor to construct an appropriate asset allocation for your portfolio. It is also a timely question in the current capital market environment where stock prices have … Read More →

Mathew Harrison

Have You Planned for Market Corrections?

Many global markets have slipped into correction or near-correction territory. As I write this, the TSX Composite Index has dropped 10.4% from its early September high. While stock market volatility isn’t much fun for private investors, those that have planned … Read More →

Mathew Harrison

The REAL Enemy of the Bond Investor

In my post, Statement Shock: Bonds in the Red, I discussed why bond prices drop when interest rates rise and why this shouldn’t matter much to investors with a sufficient time horizon. While low yields and the short-term threat of … Read More →

Mathew Harrison

KISS

Confucius wrote that life is really simple, but people insist on making it complicated. The investment business takes this truism to the extreme. What could be relatively simple is often twisted, layered, tranched, and repackaged in the name of new … Read More →