Scot Blythe

Scot Blythe

Tracking Errors

Editor/Writer, Financial Services and Public Policy I've been covering the investment industry for more than a decade, first as associate editor at Global Stratagems then as investments editor at, editor of CanHedge and finally editor of Advisor's Edge Report. I have also contributed articles on alternative investments to Benefits Canada, Canadian Investment Review, and Report on Business magazine.

When Beta’s All That’s Left: Kang

For most investors, alpha isn't available.

The Price of Cheese

Markets are rational - except when they aren't.

Canada Cup of Correlations

Canadian equity returns and global markets.

The New Hoarders: Corporations

Capital spending the missing link in economic growth.

U.S. States Fudge Pension Numbers: Research

Off-balance sheet liabilities almost triple what is reported on bond markets.

Don’t Count on Emerging Markets

History shows painfully slow growth.

How Commodities Became Correlated

The "financialization" of hard assets.

Do We Really Need the Speed?

Algorithms overwhelmed on May 6th.

Bad Governance? Blame Inefficient Markets

Academic papers discuss the ins and outs of dual-class shares.

Is It Finally Time to Hedge Your Currency?

Loonie vs greenback vs Euro.

Contex Group