Investment ideas, insights, and information
Each quarterly issue features timely investment articles and insights from the portfolio advisors that manage Scotia INNOVA Portfolios.
Inside this issue:
- The Importance of Patience and Time
- Managing the Butterfly Effect
- It’s Time, not Timing
Monthly Investment Monitor
Monthly highlights of major events which drive financial markets along with perspectives on what they mean and why they matter.
Inside this issue:
- Global equity markets posted strong returns in October
- Liberal Party wins majority, which bodes well for the economy
- A few ways the Liberal Government's proposed changes could be good for you
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A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words
Spotlight on Risk [PDF: 111 KB]
"Many of our decisions are predicated on our comfort with taking risks. It's important to remember that, when it comes to planning for the long term, risk is more than a four-letter word."
Spotlight on Emotional Investing [PDF: 986 KB]
Investment decisions have financial and emotional implications. Key to a sound investment plan is ensuring your financial needs are aligned with your emotional needs. Read about how our natural emotional biases can shape the way we view our finances and interact with our investments, often subconsciously.
Investing Essentials Video Series.
Finding the Right Asset Mix for you: 2:13 min
Like your favourite recipe, finding the right mix of ingredients for your investment portfolio is an essential part of reaching your financial goals. While determining the right mix can be a difficult task to achieve on your own, at Scotiabank, we're here to help.
Talk to a Scotiabank advisor about finding the right mix for your financial goals
Rethinking Risk: 2:05 min
Many of our investment decisions are based on our comfort with taking risks. It's important to remember that, when it comes to planning for the long term, risk can managed with proper planning and the right balance of investments for each stage of your life.
Talk to a Scotiabank advisor about putting the elements of risk into perspective by developing a plan that's right for you.
Staying Invested: 2:13 min
Something as simple as staying invested during the ups and downs in the markets can be an important strategy to help you benefit from the best performing days in the markets. This approach provides the potential for better overall portfolio performance over the long term.
Talk to a Scotiabank advisor about building a plan that's right for you.
Weather the unexpected through diversification: 2:08 min
Just like the weather, markets can be unpredictable. By building a diversified portfolio made up of a variety of investment types, you can help smooth your investment returns and benefit from potential gains from investments that are doing well.
Talk to a Scotiabank advisor about building a diversified portfolio.
Brush up on your mutual fund knowledge and learn how mutual funds can help you reach your investment goals.