Author: Robin Muir

VPI Canadian Equity Pool Newsletter

To read the complete VPI newsletter, please click on the link below: VPI Canadian Equity Pool Newsletter – July What You Own –  RBC – One of the world’s most profitable businesses What You Don’t Own – Deutsche Bank – Not a bank you should own CIBC – Grew earnings 37% over past 5 years and it could get a lot… Read more »

“Why won’t Canadians pay for investment advice?…quoted from Rob Carrick’s article in the Globe and Mail

Rob Carrick – The Globe and Mail, Published July 14, 2016 Link Reprinted with Permission I thought our readers may find this article from the Globe and Mail interesting…. It’s time for Canadians to get over their hang-ups about paying for financial advice.Where my fellow personal finance writers and I went wrong was in hammering… Read more »

VPI Canadian Equity Pool Newsletter

Please click on the link below that will take you to the VPI Canadian Equity Pool Newsletter for June 2016. VPI Canadian Equity Pool Newsletter June 2016 What You Own–  Suncor Energy – A great long-term business What You Don’t Own– Kinross – Still not a good long-term business Bank Earning Update– $8 billion in earnings and attractive… Read more »

VPI Foreign Equity Pool Newsletter

The VPI Foreign Equity Pool: Don’t own the index, own this pool. More focused Better value Higher dividend yield Better Results To read the complete newsletter, click on the link below. Foreign Equity Pool Newsletter  

RCMP, CRA issue warning on taxpayer scam

Fraudsters are impersonating Canada Revenue Agency employees to dupe taxpayers Investment Executive Industry News – By James Langton | July 11, 2016 14:35 The RCMP and the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) are warning again about the “taxpayer scam” as Canadians continue to be victimized almost daily. Fraudsters impersonating CRA employees target their victims and demand either… Read more »

Breaking up is hard to do: Brexit Update

TD Asset Management – Current Perspectives A year ago, it seemed likely that debt-ridden Greece would be the first country to exit the 28-country European Union (EU). However, that distinction now looks likely to go to the United Kingdom (UK). In the British leave/remain referendum held on June 23rd, voters decided that Britain should leave… Read more »

UK Referendum Vote – VPI Portfolio Manager insights

David Atkins, Portfolio Manager, Value Partners Investments On June 23, the UK voted in a referendum to either leave or remain in the European Union (EU) and is commonly referred to as ‘Brexit’.  The leave surprisingly won by 52% to 48%.  The European Union has been striving for free trade and freedom of movement for… Read more »

Matthews Asia Perspective: Brexit

Matthews Asia Perspective: Brexit The recent announcement affirming the U.K.’s vote to exit the European Union has many ramifications—many of which affect millions of people in a negative way. Some refer to Friday’s announcement as a Black Swan event. Regardless of how the event is characterized , the fact is that the exact implications are… Read more »