Investments – remembering the basics

We all enjoy when our portfolio skyrockets in a relatively short timeframe; let’s say six months, a year, perhaps two.  Yet, it is important to remember that over the longer-term, the principal driver of your portfolio performance is determined by the allocation among different asset classes.  Although we know this yet we are often tempted […]

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Time to move on—The Fed trims its pace of asset purchases

It has been an unnecessarily distracting period as the markets have been labouring over an entirely anticipated decision by The Fed to take their foot off the quantitative easing accelerator.  Finally, on December 18, The Federal Reserve said it would reduce its bond-buying program to $75 billion per month starting in January 2014, taking a […]

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