The past decade and a half seem to have been quite unkind to most Canadian equity fund investors, and even worse to those invested elsewhere. In fact, performance figures for the 15-year period through December 2015 show fixed-income funds fared almost as well and in many cases better than their stock-driven kin. 1,035 more words
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Estimates for fourth-quarter earnings per share for S&P/TSX Composite Index stocks have been slashed by five per cent in the past three months, with the resource sectors seeing the most revisions. 211 more words
What a train wreck.
For battle-scarred investors, this will be remembered as the most gruesome opening week of a new year since Popeye debuted and the first telephone appeared in the White House. 993 more words
Stocks in the Edmonton region suffered their heftiest losses since 2008 last year, as plunging crude oil prices and a double-digit decline in Canada’s main equity benchmark reverberated across a wide swath of local companies. 816 more words
TORONTO — The TSX shot up by more than 200 points for the second straight day as investors in search of a deal jumped back into the market after last week’s slump and the U.S. 155 more words