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...

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...

How the Canadian Housing Market Affects Stocks

Just like stocks, when it comes to real estate, things can change in a hurry. There has been a lot of discussion over the past year about the residential real estate market in Canada, specifically the potential “housing bubble” in Vancouver and the Greater Toronto...

The Birthday Rule & Lessons from 2008

Investment results are heavily influenced by investor behaviour and a rational, calm investor is more likely to make sound calls. Pretty logical, right? Well, when the market goes into a downturn and your money is at risk, investors get afraid and all logic flies out...

Why You’re Not Safer Investing in Your Own Backyard

Many Canadians believe they’re safer investing in their own backyard, but their home bias is putting them at risk. Here’s why. Canada represents a little more than three per cent of the developed global equity market but, on average, Canadian investors typically...