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ADVISOR FOCUS - a newsletter from globeadvisor.com
15 June 2004

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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