Fund Strategy

How to pick a winning fund

As all fund companies will tell you, past performance is no guarantee of future results. If that’s so, then how can you pick a fund to invest in?
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Trying to outfox The Fox

We have always advised strenuously against stock-market timing. And the longer we work at investments, the more convinced we become that no one has much of an edge at timing.
It’s   Read More

Investing for income

You will get the most from your income portfolio by following the four guidelines below. Also, be sure to own at least one good dividend or equity income fund, and,   Read More

Trying to outfox The Fox

We have always advised strenuously against stock-market timing. And the longer we work at investments, the more convinced we become that no one has much of an edge at timing.
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5 top tips to pick a winning fund

As all fund companies will tell you, past performance is no guarantee of future results. If that’s so, then how can you pick a fund to invest in?
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How to pick a winning fund

As all fund companies will tell you, past performance is no guarantee of future results. If that’s so, then how can you pick a fund to invest in?
[caption id=”attachment_7552″ align=”alignleft”   Read More

Investing for income

You will get the most from your income portfolio by following the four guidelines below. Also, be sure to own at least one good dividend or equity income fund, and,   Read More

Where to put new money now

Continue with your investment program, including regular additions to your small-cap funds, if these suit your temperament and objectives. But maintain a balance between conservative funds and aggressive funds.
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How to invest in emerging markets

Many investors recognize the likelihood that developing countries will grow at a faster rate than will developed countries over coming years. That’s simply because they’re so under-developed now. But some   Read More

The case against balanced funds

Though balanced funds are extremely popular with Canadian investors, we see little appeal in these investment products. It’s better to create your own balanced fund by selecting stock funds and   Read More

How to invest in emerging markets

Many investors recognize the likelihood that developing countries will grow at a faster rate than will developed countries over coming years. That’s simply because they’re so under-developed now. But some   Read More

The case against balanced funds

Though balanced funds are extremely popular with Canadian investors, we see little appeal in these investment products. It’s better to create your own balanced fund by selecting stock funds and   Read More

Where to invest new money now

Every month the Money Reporter, the newsletter for income-oriented investors, publishes its list of 25 recommended common stocks and 16 recommended mutual equity funds.
What to do about common stocks now
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Best mutual funds to buy now

Recent weakness in the Canadian market leads us to recommend Canadian equity funds for new purchases right now. Higher stock valuations in the US have made international equity funds the   Read More