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Greece finally ends its bailout, symbolizing the end of the European debt crisis. Things are improving but ...
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Why it’s nearly time to reduce exposure to longer-term bonds
With no recession in sight and global growth turning around, investors should prepare for a yield curve steepening, says MD's Rachael Moir.
Sub-advisor Spotlight: From sustainable investing to family life, an analyst who stays true to the fundamentals
Part of our series to spotlight a few of the faces behind MD's funds, pools and portfolios: The long-term thinking that drew Chris Knapp, Analyst, to join Montreal's Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd.
Drone attacks on Saudi Arabia shake up oil supply and demand
Drone attacks on Aramco in Saudi Arabia shake up oil supply and led to uncertainty about oil prices. For MD, it reinforced a long-term view on the energy sector.
Changing seasons, changing perspectives
At MD Financial Management, we believe that health and wellness are life’s most valuable assets.
Divided Federal Open Market Committee cuts target rate
Predictions turned out to be true when the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates by 0.25% and set the new target rate at 1.75% to 2.00%
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.
In the news: Lower market liquidity and higher volatility, what does this mean for investors?
MD looks at the relationship between market liquidity and market volatility as both are featured in recent market headlines. MD also explores what they mean for long-term investors.
Leadership changes at MD Financial Management
Leadership changes at MD.
Forget trade wars, welcome to the chicken sandwich wars
Introducing its new spicy chicken sandwich, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen started a social media spat with their fiercest competitor Chick-fil-A. Feathers were ruffled but it appears everyone came out a w
Why Canada could be a good hedge for investors believing a global recession looms
Canada could outperform other developed economies amid a slowing global and continue to beat economists’ expectations about domestic growth. Rachael Moir, Quantitative Investment Analyst, explains why
The Bank of Canada holds rates steady, citing world trade concerns
The Bank of Canada says Canadian growth exceeded expectations but escalating trade conflicts are taking their toll on the global economy.
Why we're investing in the business of travel
Factors like demographics and technology are powering growth in the business of travel—and creating a rich set of investment opportunities you should be taking advantage of.
Announcing the members of the inaugural MD Physician Council
Rethinking RRSPs and TFSAs for incorporated doctors
Passive income rules have changed for incorporated professionals.Where it once made sense to shelter your earnings in a corporation alone, today you might want to consider saving outside of your corp.
Facebook's new cryptocurrency: Virgo thinks Libra could be a game changer
Facebook says it will launch Libra, its own cryptocurrency, in the first half of 2020. Facebook hopes to appease regulators and that the asset-backed “stablecoin" will become a widely used, global cur
U.S. Federal Reserve rate cut takes us back to 1998
As most expected, the U.S. Federal Reserve reversed its rate hike path and cuts its target rate by 0.25%. Patrick Ercolano, Assistant Vice President, discusses the change in direction and what it mean
Why I am not turning bearish on the U.S. dollar and the euro
In a race to the bottom for both interest rates and currencies, U.S. President Donald Trump and the European Union are nominating personalities openly supporting easy monetary policy to join the Fed a
From Teslas to lawnmowers: why batteries should be part of your portfolio
As electric cars and portable gadgets gain momentum, so too does the technology powering them. Here’s why we’re adding lithium-ion batteries to the MD Strategic Opportunities Fund.
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