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Defending retail investors drove SEC enforcement in 2019

SEC also enjoyed a record level of co-operation in its enforcement efforts

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Fed minutes: Officials felt 3 cuts this year could be enough

Economists expect the Federal Reserve to remain in a holding pattern for now

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Global ETF assets surpass $6T

In each of the last four years, global ETF growth has resulted in new trillion-dollar highs

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New association aims to elevate financial planning

The Financial Planning Association of Canada launched on Tuesday


FCA sanctions firm for closet indexing

Retail investors allegedly paid fees for active management they did not receive

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Economic uncertainty supports a long-view investing approach: UBS

New winners and losers could change capital allocation decisions

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Tougher 2020 for Canadian banks, but outlook stable, Fitch says

Tech giants such as Google and Amazon may present a greater threat to banks than fintech

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Lack of financial literacy leaves physicians fretting

MD Financial finds two-thirds of Canadian physicians are stressed about making important financial decisions

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Working Canadians worried about a comfortable retirement

The latest Sun Life Barometer found 72% of Canadians aren’t living the retirement they expected

  • By: IE Staff
  • November 19, 2019 November 19, 2019
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Hedge fund trader sentenced in mismarking case

A 40-month prison sentence "underscores the seriousness" of the crimes, lawyer says

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StatsCan reports annual pace of inflation held steady at 1.9% in October

The results were in line with expectations

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Finding the right alternative strategy for a downturn

Some strategies generate their best returns during market meltdowns, report says

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iA Financial expands seg fund lineup

New offerings include three specialty funds and two U.S. equity funds

  • By: IE Staff
  • November 19, 2019 November 19, 2019
  • 13:48
OSC Dialogue 2017 to feature FCA, SEC executives

IE’s Calendar of Industry Events

Helping advisors find opportunities for accredited continuing education

  • By: IE Staff
  • October 23, 2019 November 14, 2019
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Different demographics require different approaches

Tips on how advisors can best serve millennials and seniors

Insights from an audit of a referral business

CSA reforms on referral arrangements have been put on the back burner — for now

How to give advice that sticks

Knowing your client’s mindset — and your own — can help you tailor advice

Potential effects of the new degree requirement for CFPs

A degree will be required to earn the "Certified Financial Planner" designation, effective April 2022