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Stocks and bonds – who knows if they’re headed up or down? With online brokers, the boom in new account openings that began as the stock markets crashed last fall has kept right on going. An informal canvas of a few firms found that account openings are up in the range of 19 to 26 per cent year over year, and that’s not including the impact of the tax-free savings accounts introduced on Jan. 1. One firm said visits to its public website are up 53 per cent over last year’s level, while online tour traffic is up 40 per cent. People open online brokerage accounts for lots of reasons, including lower fees, a ...
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Scotia McLeod Direct Investing: A Canadian Discount Broker Review ...
I asked reader Jon if he would be willing to share his thoughts on Scotia Direct, a brokerage with which he is familiar and I am not. Jon wrote back with the following review (Thanks Jon!). You can also check out the reviews of other discount brokers: BMO InvestorLine , Credential Direct , Qtrade , Questrade , RBC Direct and TD Waterhouse . ScotiaMcLeod Direct Investing (SMDI) , the discount brokerage arm of Scotiabank, provides market access to customers through the ScotiaOnline website. SMDI is listed as a account type under the “Investing” tab, similar to an RRSP account or other registered/non-registered accounts. market research, surveys and trends
Distinguished alumni to be honoured tonight - McMaster Daily News
Eugene Levy is just one outstanding McMaster alumnus being honoured tonight at the McMaster Alumni Association's awards dinner and ceremony. File photo. What do an accountant, a winemaker and an actor have in common? They're all McMaster graduates and they are among this year's recipients of the McMaster Alumni Association's most prestigious honour. Known as the "alumni hall of fame", the Alumni Gallery recognizes the contributions to society of some of McMaster's most accomplished graduates. Below are short biographies of this year's inductees, who will be honoured tonight at the Alumni ... market research, surveys and trends

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Scotia iTRADE - Press Releases
� Scotiabank today introduced Scotia iTRADE � a new online investing offering that brings together the best of two worlds � the strength of E*TRADE Canada�s leading edge trading platform, and the solid value of Scotia Capital�s research and analysis. �Scotia iTRADE brings the unique offering of E*TRADE Canada into the Scotiabank family of brands, further demonstrating the Bank�s commitment to providing top-ranked online brokerage services to independent investors,� said Barbara Mason, Executive Vice-President, Wealth Management, Scotiabank. �Scotia iTRADE builds on E*TRADE Canada�s innovation, brand character and competitive ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Jun 23, 2010 ... In addition, 40 percent of self-directed investors in 2010 fall within Generations X and Y ... Sales in 2009 were $5.95 billion. Additional information is ... ScotiaMcLeod Direct Investing. CIBC Investor's Edge ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Discount brokerages attracting younger generations of investors
While new account growth at Canada’s discount brokerages has slowed considerably this year compared to rapid growth in 2009, younger investors are starting to discover the merits of self-directed online investing. Maybe they’re not as young as the fabled e-trade baby (pictured, left; 2008 YouTube video here ) but the average age of discount brokerage customers is now 45, compared to an average of 50 years in 2009, according to a June study released by J.D. Power & Associates. That age 50 average last year was clearly a baby boomer, since 50-year olds in 2009 would have been born in 1959. The boomers are generally ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Gestion d'actifs Scotia sec annonce un changement de conseiller en valeurs
le 20 juill. /CNW/ - Gestion d'actifs Scotia s.e.c. a annoncé aujourd'hui un changement de conseiller en valeurs pour l'un de ses fonds. À compter du 30 août 2010, Thornburg Investment Management, Inc. (Thornburg) deviendra sous-conseiller pour les parts de catégorie gestionnaires du Fonds d'actions internationales Scotia (le "Fonds"). Gestion d'actifs Scotia s.e.c. continuera d'agir à titre de conseiller en valeurs du Fonds. Fondée en 1982 et appartenant à ses employés, Thornburg est une société de gestion de placements établie à market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Each of ScotiaMcLeod Direct Investing and ScotiaMcLeod is a division of Scotia ... To: ScotiaMcLeod or ScotiaMcLeod Direct Investing, as indicated above ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
2009 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Investment Section
been authorized by statute as having the investment ..... DIRECT INVESTMENT. 519357486. 196813673 ..... SCOTIA MCLEOD. 24613440. 1289047 ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
CIB: Steven Globerman, Curriculum Vitae
Member of Research Advisory Group for the Royal Commission on the Economic Union and Development Prospects for Canada, Industrial Structure Subcommittee (1983-85) Advisor to Department of Communications (1986-88) Advisor to Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission  (1986-88) Member of Minister of Communications Local Network Convergence Committee (1991-92) Member of Research Advisory Group for Investment Canada (1993-94) Advisor to Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (1995) Advisor to Industry Canada (1998-2003) Expert Witness in Regulatory and Antitrust Proceedings Lecturer in ...
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Canadian Stocks: Settlement Question: Canadian stock transfer to ...
I've been living for years in Asia (have lived in Canada and other countries too). I want to bring as many of my international stock holdings as possible under a single international broker account based in UK. To transfer in my existing Canadian stocks, besides the Bloomberg code and ISIN number of the stocks in question (no problem, info available on the web - BNS.CN etc), they want to know the name of my existing broker in Canada (Scotia McLeod Direct Investment).  and the SWIFT code of the financial institution in Canada that is the custodian of the stocks.  How do I find out this information? And once I do, ...
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My husband and I recently opened a no-fee bank RESP for our son. We plan to use the bank RESP until we have enough money to warrant opening a self-directed RESP. However, we know some people who have gone with "scholarship trust" plans. It sounds like these programs involve a bit of a risk, in that your child may not pursue four years of post-secondary education. My husband and I both have masters degrees, but we recognize that our children may not be interested or even suited to university. We want to make sure that the maximum amount of our contributions/interest/grants will be available for RRSP transfer, cash out or ...