The return of the stock picker

Vincent Fournier, CFA, is a portfolio manager at Claret Asset Management, in Montreal. According to him, the key to the success of any active strategy lies in the duration.

Read this French article as well as Mr. Fournier's comments on Finance et Investissement

Three "outside of the box" blue chips

Les Affaires asked Vincent Fournier, portfolio manager at Claret, if blue chips still existed. Yes, he replied, but with many nuances. He explains how to find them and suggests some interesting names.

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Resolution ideas for investors to start the year off right

As the 2018 begins, should investors adopt resolutions to better manage their investments?

Maxime Dube, investment analyst and business development at Claret, believes that investors must set clear and achievable goals to keep their resolutions throughout the year. 

He recalls that the US equity markets had a ninth consecutive year of positive growth in 2017, but that investors should not deprive themselves of investing despite the statistic.

Mr. Dube also warns against a very common behavior in the world of investment...

Pros & Cons of Robo-Advisors

Most robo-advisors have the perks of being cheap and relatively easy to use. But, would you rely solely on them when it comes to making important investment decisions? Vincent Fournier, Portfolio Manager at Claret, believes that receiving good advice from a real investment professional will prevent you from making unnecessary mistakes.

Watch this French interview on Les Affaires

What will be the impacts of the Fed's decisions on the Canadian dollar?

The US Federal Reserve has decided to reduce the liquidity it injects into the financial system. Will this decision have a big impact on the financial markets? Vincent Fournier, Portfolio Manager at Claret, believes the markets had plenty of time to prepare for it.

Watch this French interview on Les Affaires