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U.S. stocks strengthen on earnings, shutdown deal optimism

President Donald Trump on Jan. 25 announces a deal to temporarily reopen the government.Evan Vucci / Associated Press Stocks rose as corporate earnings bolstered confidence in the economy and President Donald Trump said U.S. lawmakers agreed to re-open the government on an interim basis. Treasuries yields rose and the dollar weakened against most of its

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Want to know how risky your portfolio is? How it performed in 2018 will give you a good idea

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) require that investment dealers and counsellors show clients their portfolio returns and fees paid in an annual report.Brent Lewin/Bloomberg Your year-end investment statement will be hitting the mailbox any day now. You’ll also be receiving important supplementary information. The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) require that investment dealers and counsellors show

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It is time to reboot Canada’s tax and benefit system

Canada has a rich history of innovation, but in the next few decades, powerful technological forces will transform the global economy. Large multinational companies have jumped out to a headstart in the race to succeed, and Canada runs the risk of falling behind. At stake is nothing less than our prosperity and economic well-being. The

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