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Reconsidering REITs in Your Investment Portfolio

You may not realize it, but if you’re a Common Sense Investing fan, you probably already invest in real estate. For example, the iShares Core S&P/TSX Capped Composite Index ETF (XIC) includes a 3.44% allocation to real estate. The iShares Core S&P U.S. Total Market Index ETF (ITOT) has a 3.89% allocation, and the iShares Core MSCI EAFE IMI Index (XEF) has 5.06%.

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Does Market-Timing Ever Work?

Sorry to ruin the suspense, but here’s my answer to whether I think market-timing ever works: No. I’ve looked at an overwhelming amount of evidence, and I have yet to find a rational reason for trying to dodge in and out of the market.

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Tony’s Take – Counting our blessings

It’s hard not to feel a little depressed when you pick up the newspaper or switch on the TV news these days. There seems to no end to the trouble in the world. From the latest antics in Washington to tensions with China to the Brexit mess to riots in France to the lack of progress on climate change, the problems just seem to keep piling up.