Mike Martel of State Street Global Advisors discusses the primary ingredients that go into setting an asset allocation which, studies have shown, can determine over 90% of the variability of portfolio returns.
Rethinking your investment strategy
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AGF Thought Leadership: Kevin McCreadie discusses the 2016 U.S. Election
Kevin McCreadie, President and Chief Investment Officer, AGF Investments Inc. discusses the results of the U.S. Election as an American living in Canada. He provides insight on economic policies, mark
Brexit - market reaction and what's yet to come
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Canada's overheated housing market
Q4-2016 Market Outlook
AGF Asset Allocation Committee Outlook: Q2-2016 Market Recap
Kevin McCreadie, President, Chief Investment Officer and Chair of the AGF Asset Allocation Committee, looks back at the major market events in the second quarter and how they contributed to continued
AGF Asset Allocation Committee Outlook: Q3-2016 Market Outlook
Kevin McCreadie, President, Chief Investment Officer and Chair of the AGF Asset Allocation Committee, provides his outlook for the third quarter as well as the Committee’s asset allocation recommendat
A World in Transition
What has defined the global economic landscape for the past few decades is now shifting.
What is the impact of negative interest rates?
Kevin McCreadie, President, Chief Investment Officer and Chair of the AGF Asset Allocation Committee, explains the positive and negative impact of non-traditional policy efforts being implemented by c
AGF 2016 Market Outlook - Global Equity
Our outlook for global equities in 2016 is positive. We expect that the Canadian dollar will remain under pressure due to weak commodity prices, which makes now a great time for Canadians to invest gl
AGF 2016 Market Outlook - Overview
Overall, we favour equities over fixed income in the near term, recognizing that the volatility we experienced in 2015 will continue for some time. We believe equity market returns will be in the mid-
Paris Climate Conference – Why this matters
Martin Grosskopf and Hyewon Kong discuss the global climate deal, what was agreed to and the impact it may have on sustainable investing. For more information, visit http://www.AGF.com/SustainableInve
AGF 2016 Market Outlook - Fixed Income
We believe that bonds still occupy an important place in investors’ portfolios and represent a solid, stable anchor in the event of potential market corrections or increased volatility in the capital
AGF 2016 Market Outlook - U.S. Equity
In 2016, economic growth in the range of 2-3% and an accommodative monetary policy environment should support the continued growth of U.S. equity markets. For more videos and resources, visit http://
AGF 2016 Market Outlook - Canadian Equity
We anticipate some stabilization in commodity prices through 2016, which should provide support to Canadian equity markets. Equities may also benefit from any weakening in the U.S. dollar if the Fed h
AGF 2016 Market Outlook - Resources
In 2016, we should see the abatement of many of the factors weighing on the resources sector, allowing both commodities and equities to recover some lost ground...
Keeping up with today's markets
Keeping up with today's markets takes a flexible, dynamic approach.
The trends behind sustainable investing
Martin Grosskopf, Vice-President and Portfolio Manager, discusses the trend behind fossil fuel divestment as investors diversify away from carbon risk and become more engaged with companies that are p
Investors react emotionally to market downturns
Mike Martel of State Street Global Advisors discusses how this may lead to irrational investor behavior that can have severe consequences to an otherwise sound investment strategy.
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