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A comfortable retirement is not guaranteed
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
The era of a comfortable retirement funded by defined benefit pension plans is fading rapidly from the scene in North America. Companies... Read more
Canadian banks still face headwinds
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
Canadian banks face stiff headwinds next year. They will have to deal with increasing loan losses, weak capital markets and slow retail... Read more
President Trump has a chance of winning
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
President Trump’s reelection chances in November 2020 are better than some people think. The incumbent president usually wins when... Read more
Guest post: Bond prices are at a peak
Author: Fraser Betkowski
The standard safe-haven investment in a portfolio has always been fixed income or bonds. While not known for producing larger capital... Read more
Saudi Aramco is a gamble on oil demand
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
The world’s largest company, Saudi Aramco, is proposing to list its shares on the stock exchange in Saudi Arabia. The prospectus issued... Read more