AGF Perspectives Blog

A Blue Wave: Crashing Down on the Market or Letting it Ride?

A Blue Wave: Crashing Down on the Market or Letting it Ride?

A Blue Wave, or Democratic sweep of the White House and both chambers of Congress, is now the most likely U.S. election outcome facing investors. But as AGF’s CEO and Chief Investment Officer explains, its potential impact on markets is complex and could prompt increased volatility in the weeks and months ahead.

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Capitol Insights: Latest Post

What Would Donald Trump Do in a Second Term?

Timely insights from inside Washington.

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Asset Allocation: Japan Receives an Upgrade

Asset Allocation: Japan Receives an Upgrade

Kevin McCreadie, AGF’s CEO and Chief Investment Officer, discusses the AGF Asset Allocation Committee’s recent quarterly rebalancing and why Japanese equities look attractive.

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The Big Picture: U.S. Elections and the Equity Market

The Big Picture: U.S. Elections and the Equity Market

How stocks perform in relation to presidential cycles may be more coincidence than correlation, but the historical relationship is no less interesting for investors to contemplate as the U.S. election campaign enters the final stretch. Here are a few different takes on how politics and equity markets have coalesced over the years.

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Making Room for a Few Golden Eggs

Making Room for a Few Golden Eggs

Incorporating gold and gold equities into a diversified basket of real assets can help investors mitigate commodity risk and respond to changing market conditions.

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Unused RESP Savings – Use It Or Lose It?

Unused RESP Savings – Use It Or Lose It?

Education Savings: What happens to the money in an RESP if the child doesn’t go to college or university?

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Pay Now or Pay Later?

Pay Now or Pay Later?

Back to School series: How will you pay for a post-secondary education?

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Why “Who Wins” Matters to Markets

Why “Who Wins” Matters to Markets

AGF’s CEO and Chief Investment Officer discusses potential U.S. election outcomes.

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Deglobalization and Emerging Market Opportunities

Deglobalization and Emerging Market Opportunities

As economies regionalize and localize, independent country returns are becoming more uncorrelated with each other.

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Top 5 Ways a Financial Advisor Can Help You #PlanYourTomorrow

Top 5 Ways a Financial Advisor Can Help You #PlanYourTomorrow

  October 7 is World Financial Planning Day (#WFPD). WFPD is a part of World…

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