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Low-interest investments are now an opportunity for fraudsters, says Quebec securities regulator


MONTREAL – The head of Quebec’s financial regulator says the current low-interest environment causes an increase in fraud risk as investors search for higher margins. “Ten years ago, scammers could attract people by promising 20 percent interest, for instance. In today’s world with a very low rate of interest, you can be promised three per cent and it could be ...

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Management the key to mining investments that survive, consolidate and grow


Marin Katusa is a well-known expert within the resource space, assisting to found companies such as Copper Mountain Mining Corp. and Cuadrilla Resources Ltd., as well as being a New York Times Bestseller author and a former strategist at Casey Research. But even with large positions in a number of commodity producers, Katusa continues to be very bearish since November ...

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Is there a turn around ahead? AGF Investments chief still has work to do


Kevin McCreadie for the past year has been getting up at 3 a.m. every Monday to catch a 6 a.m. flight from Baltimore, his current residence, to Toronto, where he works. The U.S.-born president and chief investment officer of AGF Investments Inc. was specifically hired last year to turn round the struggling money manager, carrying out a year-long global search ...

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