How to Better Respond to a Bear Market

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While day-to-day market volatility is a fact of life, there are periods when stock prices stay higher or lower for longer – these are known as bull and bear markets. A bull happens when investors are optimistic about companies’ growth potential and profit outlook, and stock prices generally rise for an extended period of time until hitting a peak – the opposite is a bear, where investors turn pessimistic and stock prices generally decline for an extended period of time, before hitting bottom. MORE

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Meet Kevin Fine

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Kevin Fine is Director of the Derivatives Branch at the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC). The Investor Office recently sat down with Kevin to discuss his background, what derivatives are and the role of the Derivatives Branch. MORE

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Guide to Online Investment Advisors

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Online investment advisors, often referred to as “robo-advisors”, are now registered to operate in Ontario. They offer professional money management services to investors by using an interactive website. MORE

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Meet Jim Sinclair, OSC General Counsel

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James (Jim) Sinclair serves as General Counsel of the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC). The Investor Office recently sat down with Jim to discuss his background, the role of General Counsel and the General Counsel’s Office, the evolution of the OSC and the importance of investor protection. MORE

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Meet Jeff Kehoe, Director of Enforcement

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Jeff Kehoe is the Director of the Enforcement Branch of the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC). The Investor Office recently sat down with Jeff to discuss his background, the role of the Enforcement Branch and his current priorities. MORE

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