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Are we seeing the beginnings of supply pressure in the energy sector?

Investments, Off the Cuff

Ashley Misquitta shares his views on the potential impact that shareholders and courts are beginning to have on a few of the world's largest energy producers. 

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Emblem Portfolios in action - Asset Allocation Update, May 21, 2021

Investments, Tactical Updates

Key takeaways:

Emblem Portfolios - Global: Increase Canadian, US, International equities; decrease cash, bonds.


Tactical Update - May 21, 2021

  • Economies in Canada, the United States, and Europe continue their gradual re-openings following their COVID-19 induced shutdowns.
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Financial markets at a glance

Investment Views, Investments

 

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Style rotation is powerful, so is a disciplined investment process

Investment Views, Investments

 

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Key points:

  • Investors continue to shift money out of growth-oriented stocks into beaten-down value sectors.
  • Just like all the other factors, however, value may exhibit periods of underperformance.
  • The powerful rotation to value may continue and investors could benefit from holding the line on their value factor investments.
  • At Empire Life, we believe a comprehensive investment solution that offers proper diversification and a reasoned asset allocation strategy is a better option than chasing the returns of hot stocks or narrowly focused asset classes.
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2021 Federal Budget @ your fingertips

Investments, Personal Finance

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Empire Life’s Peter Wouters helps Money Sense answer key questions about life insurance

Helpful Tips, Insurance

For the average consumer, getting the unbiased facts about life insurance in Canada can be challenging. When Money Sense magazine decided to put together a series of articles answering some of the key questions Canadians should consider when looking for life insurance, one of the first people they turned to was Empire Life’s own Peter Wouters, Director of Tax, Retirement and Estate Planning.

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Sustainable investing at Empire Life

Investment Views, Investments

From the Desk of Ashley Misquitta and David Mann: In this recent article, the portfolio managers discuss the evolution of sustainable investing and its growing popularity among investors. Ashley and David  also share how they incorporate ESG factors into their investment process.

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Small cap stocks: Leaders in a recovery

Investment Views, Investments

Since the beginning of November 2020, we’ve seen the outperformance of small cap companies in relation to larger corporations by nearly eight percentage points. Spurred initially by the announcement of the COVID-19 vaccination and distribution plans across the country, momentum continued through the end of the year.

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Will rising bond yields derail the recovery?

Investments, Off the Cuff

Geoff Johnston shares the message behind the recent rise in bond yields in this Off the Cuff video.

 

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2021 Financial facts @ your fingertips

Investments, Personal Finance

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