Will innovation or regulation drive change for investors in Canada?

One of the core principles of Chalten’s Evidence Based Approach is that investors should not pay a professional money manager to beat the market by picking stocks or trying to time the market’s ups and downs.  Over the long run, it doesn’t work.  The investment returns you can expect to receive should depend only on how much and what […]

Canadians Need to Diversify, But How?

In July, 2014, Vanguard Canada published a report titled Global equities: Balancing home bias and diversification – A Canadian investor’s perspective. Using data from the IMF, Vanguard showed that Canadians on average allocate almost 60% of their equity holdings to Canadian stocks, a significant overweight considering that Canadian stocks represent less than 4% of the global […]