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Markets rise from bottom – Updated

December 14, 2009
Odette Morin

I thought I would update our Markets rise from the bottom figures.  The numbers are mind boggling.  If you did not sell at the bottom and follow the course like we encouraged you to, you should congratulate yourself.  If you sold, you should cry.  If you made an investment last fall, February or March this… Read More

From a November 28th, 2009 Financial Post article titled “Now is No Time to Learn Pitfalls of Bond Market”.  Article Summary: -Lisa Myers, lead manager of Templeton’s flagship Templeton Growth Fund warns that now is not the time to increase your bond weighting.  -Interest rates are at all-time lows and have nowhere to go but… Read More

The Investment Fund Institute of Canada reported that the return of billions of parked investment dollars continued last month as long-term mutual fund mandates experienced another strong month of net sales. The total mutual fund assets grew by $4.3 billion during the month of September to a total of $582.7 billion. Investor money is coming… Read More