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By Patrick McKeough | Monday, July 21, 2014


Value investing’s good reputation owes a great deal to Warren Buffett, but he and other successful investors owe their success to much more than just one relatively narrow approach to the market. Last time, I pointed out that learning what not to do can be the hardest and costliest part of an investor’s education. I focused on how this applies to technical analysis – the practice of trying to base investment decisions on past trading and market history. I want to expand on what I said, since the idea applies to a wide range of narrow approaches to investing, including the almost sacrosanct principle of value investing.


By Robyn K. Thompson | Saturday, July 19, 2014

Q – We have a young family, and we’ve recently been shopping for life insurance. The salesman we spoke with suggested we look at something called universal life insurance, which he said had a long-term investment aspect to it. But I didn’t think life insurance was a good investment. Can you explain? – Frank T., Ajax, Ontario


By Fund Library News Wire | Friday, July 18, 2014

A rally on Friday retraced losses suffered in the major North American markets earlier in the week after Ukraine accused Russian-backed separatist militia in Eastern Ukraine of shooting down a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet with a Russian-supplied surface-to-air missile battery. But bargain hunters stampeded back into stocks on Friday, as shares of Google Inc., the world’s third-largest company, surged 4.2% on Friday after the company reported revenue that topped street estimates.


By Fund Library News Wire | Thursday, July 17, 2014

Fundata Canada's FundGrade® ratings system helps investors select high-quality investment funds from the Canadian investment fund universe. The exclusive FundGrade ratings system uses an advanced risk-adjusted approach to grade the performance of each investment fund. A fund’s performance is evaluated not only in terms of returns but also in terms of amount of risk taken to generate these returns. Here are the top-performing A-Grade funds in each fund category as defined by the Canadian Investment Fund Standards Committee. Only categories with an A-Grade fund are shown.


By Dave Paterson | Wednesday, July 16, 2014

After taking a beating in 2007 and 2008, the Brandes Canadian Equity Fund has really bounced back sharply, gaining an annualized 21.2% for the five years ending June 30, handily outpacing the index and the majority of the other Canadian equity funds in the country, placing it in the Number 1 spot in the Canadian Focused Equity category and earning it a Fundata FundGrade® A Grade for June.


More recent articles

By Fund Library News Wire | Tuesday, July 15, 2014
By Gordon Pape | Monday, July 14, 2014
By Fund Library News Wire | Friday, July 11, 2014
By Robyn K. Thompson | Friday, July 11, 2014
By Margaret O'Sullivan | Thursday, July 10, 2014
By Dave Paterson | Wednesday, July 09, 2014
By Doug Nelson | Tuesday, July 08, 2014
By Patrick McKeough | Monday, July 07, 2014
By Fund Library News Wire | Friday, July 04, 2014
By Robyn K. Thompson | Friday, July 04, 2014
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