Investment Executive heads to Vancouver to report from the 10th annual national conference of the Canadian Institute of Financial Planners. Here are some highlights from “Plan to Grow West” conference.June 11, 2012
Phil Ackers, associate vice president, TD Waterhouse, describes the main points that advisors need consider when working with women clients. Ackers spoke at the CIFPs conference in Vancouver.
Sylvain Charlebois, Associate Dean, College of Management and Economics, University of Guelph, says agriculture and food production will attract investment over the next two decades, and explains why. He spoke at the CIFPs conference in Vancouver.
Doug Warwick, managing director and portfolio manager, TD Asset Management Inc., uses dividends to increase yield while offering some protection from interest rate risk. He explains his strategy for sticking with large-cap, blue chip, less cyclical companies. He spoke at the 2012 CIFPs conference in Vancouver.
David Sykes, vice-president and director with TD Asset Management Inc., asserts that a lengthy period of low economic growth means interest rates will stay lower for longer and inflation will be contained. He outlines his strategy for assembling a portfolio of high quality dividend stocks. He spoke at the 2012 CIFPs conference in Vancouver.
Peter Andersen, founder of Andersen Economic Research Inc., discusses what we’ve learned from previous economic crises and how the United States is facing four or five years of slow economic growth. He explains what this means for the global economy and for Canada. Anderson spoke at the 2012 CIFPs conference in Vancouver.
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