Author: Canadian Mutual Fund Adviser

Canadian Mutual Fund Adviser

The Canadian Mutual Fund Adviser is Canada’s foremost independent advisory devoted exclusively to mutual funds. Published twice monthly, it provides complete coverage of the ever-growing number of Canadian mutual funds and makes specific buy-sell recommendations that fund investors can act on. New funds are spotlighted and existing funds are constantly monitored and reviewed.

In its Monthly Planning Guide, the Canadian Mutual Fund Adviser outlines the “Top 40: Canada’s Best Mutual Funds”; those recommended as the best choices for long-term investment and rated according to risk. Plus, the Canadian Mutual Fund Adviser helps subscribers build profits safely, pointing out the pitfalls and advising them where to put new money now.

The Canadian Mutual Fund Adviser has merged with the Money Reporter as of July 2015. To purchase back issues of the Canadian Mutual Fund Adviser, please call our Customer Service at 1-800-430-1897.

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What to do now if you hold bond funds

After posting modest returns in 2014, Canadian bonds have gotten off to a strong start so far this year. Year to date, the FTSE Universe Bond Index has gained 4.2   Read More

Income funds need a different perspective

Investing for current income requires an entirely different way of thinking than does investing for growth. But mutual funds that offer current income as their main purpose still report their   Read More

Balance your exposure to Canadian equity ETFs

Recent market action indicates why it’s essential to hold Canadian equity index ETFs as part of a larger, well-diversified portfolio. Heavy concentration in just a few industry sectors makes Canadian   Read More

Buy bonds directly; say no to bond funds

Bonds account for much of Canadians’ investments. And bond funds make up a large part of Canada’s mutual fund business. But investing in bond funds can deny you the very   Read More

IA Clarington Canadian Small Cap is a top pick

Canadian small-cap stocks have lost ground this year, but IA Clarington Canadian Small Cap Fund has bucked the trend. Its strong, consistent track record and relatively low volatility makes it,   Read More

ETFs: cap-weight vs. fundamentals-weight

A criticism of the standard market capitalization-weighted exchange-traded fund, or ETF, is that it mimics an index that gives greater weight to stocks that are high in demand among investors,   Read More

Specialty funds call for special tactics

The lessons of stock-market volatility especially apply to specialty funds. If you learn from them, consider any losses the cost of tuition at the school of Bay Street. You can,   Read More