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 Advisor.ca, 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, Morningstar.ca and Report on Business magazine.

Do DB Plans Reward the Wrong People?

The haves and have-nots in the public pension system.

Don’t Count on Mean Reversion

Sure, markets might bounce back but it could take a long time.

How Active Trading Pumps Up Gas Prices

The price of oil and the financialization of commodities.

Raise Taxes or Embrace Austerity?

Policymakers need to figure out how to pay the bills.

The Death of 60/40

The standard mix offers little diversification.

Why Bigger Is Better

New papers show why large DB pension funds outperform.

Europe Closely Watching ETPs

Region coming to terms with advent of exchange-traded products.

ETFs Behaving Badly

Emerging risks in a growing sector.

Do Financial Services Create Value?

The short answer? Not really...

PRPPs: Too Late to Save Boomers

But how can we make it better for the next generation?

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