Globe Advisor is moving, click here to see

  Contact Us

TSX Symbol Changes

Custom Fund and Stock Screens

Education Centre

Investment Rates

Fund Codes & Fees

Fund Changes

Tax Zone

15Yr Fund Review

ROBtv Interviews
Fund Search

Fund Symbol Lookup


My Clients
  Add a Client

Client List

Client Portfolios

Client Planners


  Client Search:
  Fund Filter

Stock Filter


Fund Selector

Stock Selector

  Fund Profiles

Company Snapshots


Current Surprises

Broker Estimates

Fund Managers

Report on
Mutual Funds
Market Action


Most Actives

Top Funds

New High/Low
  Search The News

Canadian Newswires

US Newswires

Mutual Fund News

my globeadvisor




My Stocklist

Model Portfolio

ADVISOR FOCUS - a newsletter from
15 June 2004

Current Issue | Subscribe to Advisor Focus | Back Issues

SPOTLIGHT: Critical Time for Illness Insurance

Critical Illness: Now's the Time to Buy
The cost of protecting the financial health of your clients and their families against medical disaster is going up. Industry-watchers say that premiums could rise by 15 per cent or more this year alone. Read Rob Carrick's report.

IN DEPTH: Articles from ROB Magazine

  • Banks: Big 5 Fight for $1-trillion Security Blanket
    Collectively, the Big 5 banks earned well over $5.2 billion in 2003 from retail banking. But how did the wealth management groups within these banks fare? Read Charles Davies' report.
  • BCE: A Shareholder's Lament
    With the refocusing done at BCE, shareholders are getting antsy for a payout. Yet now CEO Michael Sabia has little choice but to spend big on internet phone technology. Woe is us. Read Wayne Lilley's take on the phone giant's prospects.
  • Business 101: Lessons from Dofasco
    How did Dofasco soar while the rest of big Steel headed for the scrap heap? By taking a wrenching look at the very definition of what a company is. Read Stephen Brunt's profile of Dofasco.
  • Opinion: Bonds vs. psychics
    To say that corporate bond pricing lacks transparency is a colossal understatement. The good news is that the Ontario Securities Commission is looking into creating new rules for bond trades. And computerized bond trading just might catch on. Read Doug Steiner's view.

MUTUAL FUNDS: May $800 Million to the Good

TODAY'S PAPER: Unknowns...Hedging Bets...Loonie in Play