SIC Investment Outlook for Q4 2018

Preparing for a Tough Environment We are cautious on the outlook for equities and have begun to reduce our exposure to the US stock market.  For the year to date, the S&P 500 Index has significantly outperformed other developed markets.  The bulk of this...
S&P 500 Equal Weight Moves North

S&P 500 Equal Weight Moves North

We recently sat down with S&P Dow Jones Indices and Invesco to discuss Equal Weight Indices and why their performance is superior to that of their traditional market cap counterparts.  Check out the video of our conversation below....

This is Why We Like Equal-Weight Indices

Click on the link below to check out a study on equal-weight indices by S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC. S&P Dow Jones Indices – Outperformance in Equal-Weight Indices Reproduced with the prior written consent of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC. For more...

July 2018 Report

SIC Multi Asset Institutional Composite   July 2018 Year to Date SIC Institutional 1.3% 3.4% Benchmark* 0.8% 3.4%  * 5% T Bills, 35% Canadian Bond Composite, 20% TSX Composite TRI, 20% S&P 500 C$ TRI, 20% MSCI EAFE (Net) C$ TRI   Supported by robust Q2 corporate...

SIC Investment Outlook for Q3 2018

Ignoring the Rhetoric The Trump Administration’s heavy-handed approach to global trade spooked international markets and pro-cyclical sectors late in the second quarter.  Investors fretted over the possibility that trade tensions could slow economic growth in regions...

June 2018 Report

SIC Multi Asset Institutional Composite   June 2018 Year to Date SIC Institutional 0.3% 2.0% Benchmark* 1.1% 2.6% * 5% T Bills, 35% Canadian Bond Composite, 20% TSX Composite TRI, 20% S&P 500 C$ TRI, 20% MSCI EAFE (Net) C$ TRI   The SIC Multi Asset Institutional...

SIC Joins Invesco Canada in Opening Toronto Markets

SIC was pleased to join Invesco Canada in opening the Toronto markets on June 18, 2018.  The market opening ceremony was to celebrate Invesco’s recent launch of Canada’s first equal-weight U.S. large-cap ETF – the Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight...

Investors are Overdoing it with Balanced Funds

Check out the article below written by Rob Carrick of The Globe and Mail.  We couldn’t have said it better ourselves… so we thought we would just let Rob speak for us – don’t complicate your portfolio with multiple balanced funds! Investors are...

May 2018 Report

SIC Multi Asset Institutional Composite   May 2018 Year to Date SIC Institutional 1.0% 1.7% Benchmark* 1.3% 1.4% * 5% T Bills, 35% Canadian Bond Composite, 20% TSX Composite TRI, 20% S&P 500 C$ TRI, 20% MSCI EAFE (Net) C$ TRI   The SIC Institutional Composite...