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Industry moves this week

Appointments follow the launch of a new division at Raymond James Ltd. and a retirement announcement from CSI

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Single-security ETFs present benefits, challenges

Panellists discussed the funds during the ETFGI summit

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Inflation gauge tracked by Federal Reserve slows to still high 6%

The monthly increase in consumer prices is the smallest since November 2021

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Insurance regulators release guidance targeting unfair incentives

The regulators concluded that some incentive practices may present risks to the fair treatment of customers

FP Canada announces latest QAFP exam results

The exam was written by 69 candidates

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CIBC reports Q4 profit down from year ago, raises quarterly dividend

In wealth management, commission revenue was negatively affected by market performance, lower client activity

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Powell: Fed to keep rates higher for longer to cut inflation

A smaller December hike shouldn't be taken as a sign the Fed will let up on its inflation fight anytime soon

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TD reports earnings up as it sees growth in margins and loans

The bank is putting more bankers, advisors on the street, CFO says

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BMO reports Q4 profit, raises dividend

The bank's bottom line was boosted by Bank of the West acquisition

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Alt investors using alt data to gain an edge: report

From satellite imagery to biometrics, alternative managers are investing in new information sources

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The post-pandemic investor protection challenge

IOSCO report recommends practices for investor protection and education during a crisis

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Economists see underlying signs of weakening in third-quarter GDP numbers

Household savings rate rose to 5.7% in Q3; oil exports helped drive GDP growth

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ETF usage plateaus among brokerage advisors

Mutual fund usage among dealer advisors remains high, but fell between 2021 and 2022

Advisors need to help clients find purpose in retirement

Promoting personal interests can persuade clients to commit to a retirement plan, says CEO of career transition organization

Advisors must improve how they work with wealthy families

False assumptions and biases limit advisors’ ability to serve the wealthiest clients, suggests a family office consultant

How to stay the course in tough markets

Diversification, planning and time are an advisor’s best friends when volatility strikes