Craig Maddock

CRAIG MADDOCK, CFP, CFA, CIM, MBA, is Vice President with the Investment Management team at MD Financial Management. He leads the team of portfolio managers and investment analysts responsible for managing the firm’s mutual funds and investment pools.

  • Seeking yield: Dividend equities are no substitute for bonds

    Seeking yield: Dividend equities are no substitute for bonds

    With interest rates as low as they are, bond yields are low. This can lead many investors to consider alternatives like dividend-paying stocks without fully considering the risks.

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  • Making improvements: Updating our portfolio strategy to better achieve your financial goals

    Making improvements: Updating our portfolio strategy to better achieve your financial goals

    Over the past decade, the investment industry has changed and evolved. Learn how MD is updating its portfolio strategy with the goal of improving client portfolios.

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  • Shut down the border! What a U.S.-Mexico border closure could mean

    Shut down the border! What a U.S.-Mexico border closure could mean

    Donald Trump is threatening to close the U.S.-Mexico border if Mexico doesn't do something about migrants travelling through on their way to the U.S. Here's a look at what a border shutdown would look

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  • Meet the Alpha Team

    Meet the Alpha Team

    MD’s Alpha Team is all about collaboration and synergies. Find out how it supports our foundational belief that a great client experience can only be achieved through a great employee experience.

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  • Positioning for market volatility

    Positioning for market volatility

    MD funds are designed to outperform and smooth out the ride. Vice President, Craig Maddock details how we’ve done.

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  • Peace, order and good dividends: Bank stocks offer a calming touch

    Peace, order and good dividends: Bank stocks offer a calming touch

    As an industry, Canadian banks have shown amazing resilience through volatile markets.

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  • Investment Podcast: The way Walter Scott & Partners Ltd. invests

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  • Biting into Apple’s new iPhones and why we’re still underweight

    Biting into Apple’s new iPhones and why we’re still underweight

    Investors and enthusiasts alike watched closely as Apple unveiled its latest iPhones. MD Financial Management takes a closer look at Apple’s business and future prospects.

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  • Forget the Headlines: Stick to Investing Basics

    Forget the Headlines: Stick to Investing Basics

    Every day there’s some hot new topic that’s driving headlines. That’s why it’s so important not to get distracted by the noise. Remember: good investments aren’t tied to the daily news cycle.

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  • Are We Ready For Consumer Robots?

    Are We Ready For Consumer Robots?

    Is robotics the next big trend? Large electronics companies may start experimenting with robotics product development. However, they will not transform into robotics companies; at least, not yet.

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  • Samsung: It’s About Big Profits, Not Big News

    Samsung: It’s About Big Profits, Not Big News

    Samsung produces more smartphones than any other company, including one model last year that spontaneously caught fire. But even a defective product didn’t erode our in Samsung’s long-term performance

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  • Getting paid for patience (not patients)

    Getting paid for patience (not patients)

    Private asset classes make patience attractive for investors who can put a portion of their money in illiquid or partially-liquid investments and leave it alone for years.

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  • Investing in Materials Means Navigating a World of Cyclical Price Takers

    Investing in Materials Means Navigating a World of Cyclical Price Takers

    The materials sector is often overlooked, but its cyclical nature means materials producers can do quite well during an economic upswing. Materials companies are generally capital intensive:...

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  • I Love the Sport, But Won’t Risk a Mulligan

    I Love the Sport, But Won’t Risk a Mulligan

    I don’t call myself a golfer, although I do play a few times a year: I enjoy the time outdoors; like to walk rather than drive a cart; and appreciate the good company. I also love that you don’t...

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  • This Car is Cool, But Don’t Let Go of the Wheel Just Yet

    This Car is Cool, But Don’t Let Go of the Wheel Just Yet

    It’s “Teslas for everyone,” as the first value-priced Model 3 cars begin to roll off the Fremont, California production line. Like the celebrity-endorsed luxury Model S and Model X, this...

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  • Active and Index Investing: Can’t We All Just Get Along?

    Active and Index Investing: Can’t We All Just Get Along?

    We are experiencing the second longest bull market in U.S. history. Since bottoming out in March 2009, the S&P 500 has risen to all-time highs, fueled by low interest rates and investors chasing...

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  • Powering Up Your Portfolio With Energy

    Powering Up Your Portfolio With Energy

    The size, dynamism and economic centrality of the energy sector, especially in Canada, mean it shouldn’t be ignored by most investors. Energy can play a big role in powering portfolio...

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  • Canada’s Big Short? Not Likely.

    Canada’s Big Short? Not Likely.

    By Craig Maddock, CFA, MBA, CFP Vice President Investment Management Last week I attended the Annual Forecast Dinner of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Society Ottawa, together with several...

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  • Greener World, Greener Money

    Greener World, Greener Money

    By Craig Maddock, CFP, FCSI, CIM, FICB, CFA, MBAVice President, Investment Management With Earth Day approaching, I am not surprised to see people making an effort to be more environmentally...

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  • When Good Investments Get Bad Press

    By Craig Maddock, CFP, FCSI, CIM, FICB, CFA, MBAVice President, Investment Management Just last week, my colleague Wesley Blight wrote an article on why our banks are unlikely to suffer as a...

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