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3 Potential Risks to the TSX Composite...

Blog Post | May 9, 2017

The TSX Composite has quietly made it back to levels not seen since 2014 when oil was above $90. I say quietly because the market has been dragged higher by the strong performance of the financial sector, which makes up 36% of the index.


A handful of big cap energy names have also added fuel to this rally as oil and gas represents over 21% of the TSX. READ MORE...


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5 Industries With Explosive Growth Potential...

Blog Post | April 6, 2017

Canadians are very loyal when it comes to investing in home grown companies. This is often reflected in our heavily weighted portfolios of natural resource stocks and of course, our financial institutions. READ MORE...

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Bull Markets - Some Loved, Some Hated...

RF Newsletter #24 | April 13, 2017

Lets start with the hated. North American Stocks continue higher and like I wrote in my blog post from February of this year, The Stock Train Rolls On. This is still an unloved bull market and stocks could keep moving higher as many investors remain on the sidelines...

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How Will The Robo-Advised React To Their First Gut Check?

Blog Post | March 30, 2017

Robo-advisors have been increasing in popularity over the last few years especially among Millennials or Generation Y. This popularity has been caused by several factors but mostly it’s the low fee, high tech, app based platform that's attractive to this cohort.

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Is It Too Late To Buy?

Newsletter #23 | February 16, 2017

DOW 20,000 has come and gone (the DJIA is currently sitting at 20,625) and now sits firmly in record territory along with the other major North American stock markets (TSX, S&P 500, NASDAQ and Russell 2000). One would think that positive news and media...

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The Stock Train Rolls On...

Blog Post | February 1, 2017

DOW 20,000 is here! Or at least it was a few days ago. I'm sure you've seen the headlines so it shouldn't come as a surprise that major North American equity markets are at or near all-time highs, including the TSX Composite.

About Greg Rieben

The financial markets have been my passion ever since I began investing 15 years ago while studying finance at the University of Alberta.


I've traded and invested through the tech bubble in 2000 and the financial crisis in 2009. These were some of the most volatile and wealth destroying markets in the last few decades. It was during these difficult times that I learned critically important lessons that have shaped my investment philosophy and knowledge to where it is today. I want to pass along this knowledge and help others become better investors.


I believe that all individuals deserve personalized service as well as quality information and education from an experienced professional, regardless of account size or net worth.

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