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Why investors might feel like it’s the ‘90s again

Why investors might feel like it’s the ‘90s again

Some aspects of the current market environment harken back to the 1990s.

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The Case Against a Rate Cut; The Markets Have to Worry About Elizabeth Warren

PROSPECTS FOR U.S. ECONOMIC GROWTH picked up last week with the release of solid May…

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Inclusion: the key to unlocking the power of diversity

Inclusion: the key to unlocking the power of diversity

June is Pride Month, a time to celebrate the LGBTQ2+ community and a timely opportunity to speak up about the importance of, and our support for, diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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Global trade tensions are on the rise. What’s next?

Global trade tensions are on the rise. What’s next?

After months of optimism, trade tensions have reached a new intensity, with U.S. President Trump…

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Selling low and buying high?

Selling low and buying high?

Investors know intuitively to buy low and sell high – but even the most seasoned investors can find their own emotions affect the decision-making process.

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A harbinger of what’s to come: Consolidation in the energy industry

A harbinger of what’s to come: Consolidation in the energy industry

What does this current wave of acquisitions in the energy industry mean? AGF’s Steve Bonnyman…

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Being short-sighted can be scary

Being short-sighted can be scary

If you focus on the monthly swings, it can be quite scary to figure out when to invest or redeem. There is no pattern.

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The FYI on MMT

The FYI on MMT

Greg Valliere, AGF’s chief U.S. political strategist, provides a quick investor’s guide to Modern Monetary Theory.

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Recovery period after market downturns

Recovery period after market downturns

No matter the cause, there has historically been a consistent pattern of strong recovery one to two years after the crisis low.

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A quality market rally

A quality market rally

Based on AGFiQ data, S&P 500 companies with an ROE ranking in the top quintile have outperformed those in the bottom quintile by as much as 7% over the past three months.

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