During times of “heightened uncertainty” Scott Clemons, chief investment strategist, and Michael Kim, CIO, at Brown Brothers Harriman Wealth Management, think value investors need to remember eight key principles. 1. “Risk is not volatility.” 2. “Price and value are different things.” 3.”Investors must know what they own.” 4. “There is no such thing as passive investing.” 5. “Preserving wealth is the first step towards growing it.” 6. “There is a difference between wealth and money.” 7. “Cash provides option value to an investor.” 8. “Diversification is an inadequate tool for managing risk.”
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FORT SASKATCHEWAN — They don’t have any orders yet, but thanks to relationships with some of the world’s biggest energy and chemical companies, Yanda expects its first plant outside China to be humming along soon.
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Leaves may be falling as autumn sets in, but an accumulation of summer litter is still quite visible on Grande Prairie grounds.
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The standard wisdom on gold is that it does well in times of economic bad news such as in the 1970s, a period of stagflation and recessions, when the yellow metal rose from $35/oz to peak at $850/oz in 1980. But this time, Don Coxe, a portfolio adviser to the BMO Asset Management, believes things are different. In this interview with The Gold Report, Coxe explains why gold will rise when the economy improves.
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EDMONTON – Over the years, University of Alberta graduates built businesses and non-profit organizations that generate an estimated $348 billion annually, with about 20 per cent of that in Alberta, said a new report on the economic impact of the campus.
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Most people are familiar with the growing popularity of neighbourhood associations in Grande Prairie.
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John Somers knows the clock is ticking and a decision looms.
As one of 254 homeowners whose property sits in a floodway zone, the inner-city Calgarian must decide in the coming weeks what to do with his flooded house: fix it up and gamble another disaster doesn’t strike, or sell it to the province and simply walk away.
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The United States could become nearly self-sufficient in oil within the next decade. Oil production from Texas, North Dakota and other shale-rich states means the country is less reliant on foreign oil than at any time since at least the Arab oil embargo of the 1970s. Production has reached the point that authorities are calling on U.S. lawmakers to consider exporting oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, a cushion normally reserved for domestic markets. That level of energy independence is redefining the aspects of the global marketplace. It will do little, however, to isolate the United States from its dynamics.
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Kevin Griffiths, Chief Building Official and manager of Building Regulations talks about Residential ePermit and The City’s efforts to place residential permit applications online starting in 2014.
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Fultonvale Elementary Junior High students and staff celebrated the revitalization project that will be occurring at the school with an official sign unveiling.
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