Raymond contributes to PWL with his thirty years of experience in investment strategy and fixed income portfolio management. A passionate blogger, he writes a monthly column in French-language newspaper Les Affaires and hosts the French podcast “L’investissement Décomplexé”. Raymond also teaches finance part-time at McGill University.

Personal Wealth

The Terrible Truth about Hedge Funds

Hedge funds represent a fascinating field of interest for two reasons. First, they involve the most sophisticated strategies and instruments, such as short selling, derivative products and leverage. Hedge fund managers have unequalled freedom of action, with a goal of maximizing profits.

Market Research

Reach the Top

How would you like to be at the top of the class with your investments? As in many other areas, standing out with your investment results requires good documentation. To do this, a good starting point is the report published by the research firm Standard and Poor’s (also known as the “SPIVA®” report or “Standard and Poor’s Index versus Active”) on the performance of actively managed mutual funds in Canada.