Dividends and corporate profit growth contribute to stock returns, but a third, less-productive variable is also in the calculation – how much investors are willing to pay for profits
Feb 09, 2016
A reality check for those contemplating getting out of the market: Just when, and how, will you get back in?
Jan 15, 2016
Wow, what a year. Crisis-level rates. Thirty-five dollar oil. A 72-cent dollar. An environmentally sensitive Premier in Alberta. Plummeting preferreds. And the Canadian market at the bottom of the heap
Dec 20, 2015
To avoid losing ground, retiree investors may have to own more stocks than they’re comfortable with
Dec 02, 2015
There’s much to be learned from this bizarre year, which makes it an ideal time to do a self-assessment
Oct 28, 2015
Too many investing pots, paying too much in fees, leaving your money in a savings account – all can dramatically reduce your results
Oct 13, 2015
As we get ready for winter, the sentiment backdrop is much healthier. The choppy and mostly down markets of the past two months have eliminated the blind optimism toward stocks
Sep 22, 2015
Investing is all about your standard of living in the last third of your life. It’s about travelling versus watching Netflix in your basement. It’s about Arizona in February instead of shovelling snow at 30 below
Aug 16, 2015
What’s normal or unsustainable is a matter of opinion but here are three very different disconnects that jump out right now
Jul 14, 2015
At many firms, you’ll be pursuing a strategy that reflects your portfolio manager’s investment philosophy
Jun 03, 2015
Tom Bradley is the President and founder of Steadyhand Investment Funds. His education includes a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Manitoba (1979) and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business (1983).
Tom started his investment career in 1983 as an Equity Analyst at Richardson Greenshields. He spent eight years with the firm, the last three of which he served as Director, Institutional Sales. In 1991, he joined Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., where he continued his career as a research analyst and took on additional responsibilities as an Institutional Portfolio Manager. In 1996, Tom was appointed to the Board of Directors of PH&N. In 1998 he took on the role of Chief Operating Officer, and shortly thereafter, in 1999, he was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, a role that he held until he resigned from the firm in 2005.
Tom loves mysteries; movies; Family Guy; all types of music and sports; the Phoenix Suns; cereal and his wife Lori.