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In a Tuesday, July 10, 2012, file photo, traders work at the start of early trading at the New York stock Exchange. U.S. stocks slid for a sixth day Thursday, July 12, 2012, as concern spread that weaker global economic growth and the European debt crisis will hurt U.S. corporate earnings.
In a Tuesday, July 10, 2012, file photo, traders work at the start of early trading at the New York stock Exchange. U.S. stocks slid for a sixth day Thursday, July 12, 2012, as concern spread that weaker global economic growth and the European debt crisis will hurt U.S. corporate earnings.
(Bebeto Matthews/AP Photo)

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Investors trust advisers. The financial system? Not so much

Investors are confident about two things. First, they think they’re in control of their financial future. Second, they generally believe their investment advisers deliver value.

But when it comes to how the cogs turn through the whole investment industry machine, these same people are highly distrustful, according to a report by the Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC).