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Interview with Vito Maida, Portfolio Manager VPI Foreign Equity Pool

Summer 2017 update VPI Foreign Equity Pool

“Falling prices are the friend of long-term investors.  If people don’t feel uncomfortable then I’m probably not doing my job.”

Please read the complete interview click here

 

Is the Bank of Canada finally signalling an interest rate hike?

Stephen Poloz speaks out on interest rate hike

The Canadian dollar extended gains and investors ramped up bets of a rate increase as early as next month after Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz reiterated the central bank may be considering higher interest rates.

The nation’s currency jumped 0.7 percent to C$1.3103 per U.S. dollar at 8:57 a.m. in Toronto. The loonie […]

Canada’s big banks admit they overcharged customers – what went wrong?

RBC latest bank to get slapped with a multi-million dollar penalty for overcharging clients

On Tuesday, Royal Bank was the last of Canada’s five big banks to get slapped with a multi-million dollar penalty for charging customers excess fees for investment products like mutual funds.  In some cases clients were unknowingly overcharged for more than a decade.

The bank will reimburse affected […]

VPI Canadian Equity Pool Newsletter

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VPI Canadian Equity Pool Newsletter – May 2017

What You Own – Canadian Utilities – The longest track record of annual dividend increases of any Canadian publicly traded company.  With $5 billion in expected future investment from 2017 to 2019 in natural gas and electricity distribution and transmission, we expect that track record to […]

What is an interest-saving mortgage?

Newsletter provided by Hein Moes, Mortgage Consultant,  Invis                                                                                                   Reprinted with permission

What […]