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Getting True Passive International Exposure

by: ; Maria Rahni, CFA

Using inexpensive passive strategies for international equity exposure has gained plenty of traction as the popularity of ETFs has grown across the board. There are still plenty...

A deeper look into currency hedging

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Regrets. Most investors have had a few, and this year’s currency volatility has been another reminder of how unexpected movements in the dollar...

Small caps and trade wars

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Trade wars tend to hit companies in two major ways: 1) with tariffs that impact products, services, and sectors, and 2) through currency relationships, which are often upended...

Currency wars

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A July 21st story on Bloomberg put it this way: “the currency wars have arrived.” Maybe, or maybe not, but clearly currencies are now front and center in the minds of investors...

2018 Mid-year ETF trends update

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Whatever else can be said about the first half of 2018, one thing for sure is it hasn’t been dull. Tax reform, trade disputes, currency fluctuations, and the...

A dollar ain’t worth a loonie anymore

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Throughout 2017 and into 2018 the U.S. dollar fell with relatively little interruption versus both a currency basket weighted by volume of trade...