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Cameron Passmore CIM, FMA, FCSI

Portfolio Manager

Benjamin Felix MBA, CFA, CFP

Associate Portfolio Manager
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  • 1.800.230.5544
  • F613.237.5949
  • 265 Carling Avenue,
    8th Floor,
  • Ottawa, Ontario K1S 2E1
June-28-11

Investing In Luxury Goods: Does It Make Sense?

The number of high net worth investors globally is increasing dramatically. With increased net worth, comes increased demand for luxury goods, such as art, wine, jewelery, or antiques.

But do these investments perform well?  If not, then why do investors make the choices they do?  Host Jason McIntyre discusses this study with Cameron on this week’s Science of Investing.

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June-10-11

Higher Risk, Lower Returns: Investors in Hedge Funds Underperform!

Hedge funds have enjoyed spectacular popularity over the past 20 years, now having over $2 trillion invested. One big reason for this popularity was their supposed superior performance over traditional investments, such as mutual funds or ETFs. But have investors really benefited from hedge funds?

A recent study analyzed over 20 years of data for more than 11,000, and demonstrates that investors’ actual returns are 3-7% LOWER than the corresponding funds’ buy-and-hold returns. Listen to this week’s Science of Investing, as Cameron and host Jason McIntyre discuss this study, the reasons why this may be true, and what you can learn to improve your investment experience.

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