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Fed saw evidence of a slowing economy at its last meeting

Concerns about a recession have been eased, for now, by the ongoing strength of the job market

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ESG integration category criticized in responses to SEC proposals

Morningstar and As You Sow said the category could make ESG fund comparisons more difficult for investors

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Increased loneliness, isolation a side effect of inflation for Canadian seniors

Getting about costs money but the elderly are seeing a crunch on grocery bills, investment portfolios

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Demographic trends provide a floor to housing correction: RBC

Immigration and smaller households should boost demand and prevent a market spiral, a report says

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U.S. retail sales were flat in July as inflation takes a toll

Americans spent more on building, garden supplies; less at clothing stores

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IRS seeks crypto tax dodgers

Court authorizes agency to collect information on possible tax evasion by crypto traders

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Blue Horseshoe loves Equifax puts

PR firm employee allegedly tipped partner, who traded on news of a major cyber breach

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Negative market returns weigh on Q2 pension funding: FSRA

The median solvency ratio decreased slightly after eight straight quarterly improvements

  • By: IE Staff
  • August 16, 2022 August 16, 2022
  • 15:27
Family life insurance, protection

Industry ‘will see how things shake down’ with new lifeco solvency metric

Changes to the life insurance capital adequacy test, released in July, take effect in 2023

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Foreign investors dump Canadian banks, bonds

Much of the bond selling was seasonally driven, National Bank said

Asset manager M&A may pick up as pressures mount

Fitch sees potential for industry consolidation in Europe to rise as benefits of size increase

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Inflation slows to 7.6% in July as gas prices fall

However, food prices at grocery stores rose at the fastest pace since August 1981

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Canadians charged in U.S. account hacking scheme

Accused allegedly used breached accounts to pump microcap stocks

China cuts interest rate to shore up sagging economy

The Communist Party effectively acknowledged last month that it can't hit this year's official 5.5% growth target

MX to launch market making for overnight trading

Bourse issues RFP seeking firms to serve as market makers

CI posts decline in revenue in volatile Q2

Total assets down 7.6% from previous quarter, but up 12.2% year over year

Industry moves this week

Seasoned advisors are on the move

  • By: Katie Keir
  • August 12, 2022 August 12, 2022
  • 12:17

Ned Goodman dies at 85

Goodman was the founder and CEO of Dundee Corp. and DundeeWealth

Executive moves this week

From a new role to a retirement, several industry veterans are making changes

  • By: Katie Keir
  • August 5, 2022 August 5, 2022
  • 12:59

What’s new from fund manufacturers

A Horizons high-dividend utilities ETF is now trading, and Harvest and Evolve have new funds in the pipeline

ETFs with a charitable twist

A closer look at ETFs that donate a portion of fees to environmental or social causes

Covered call writing: Why now?

Bear markets are a good time to employ the strategy with clients who can handle the complexity

FINRA adopts e-filing for enforcement

A temporary pandemic innovation is being made permanent

Crypto firms must promise to be good

CSA demands pre-registration undertakings from firms to protect investors

Hedge fund manager convicted in vote-rigging scheme

Co-conspirators secretly took control of company's bonds to rig a vote that gave them millions

Energy sector to bear brunt of new U.S. tax measures

New alternative minimum tax, buyback levy, to hit large oil & gas firms hardest, Moody's says

Economists tackle a U.S. economic mystery: so many jobs, so little growth

A CIBC report examines Covid effects

Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan reports positive return in first half

Many other funds struggled amid tumultuous global markets

Robinhood Crypto fined $30M for AML failings

New York regulator says firm's compliance didn't keep pace with its growth

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  • By: IE Staff
  • April 1, 2020 May 13, 2020
  • 10:21

Keep calm and listen to your clients

We haven’t been through anything like this, but we’ve been through similar crises and recovered