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.

Synthetic ETFs Potential Source of Instability: IMF

Report points to counterparty risk.

The Canadian Housing Bubble

How should policymakers tame prices?

Dividends or Bank Stability?

Should U.S. banks be paying shareholders already?

Why Low-Volatility Stocks Are Good For You

Turns out they really do outperform.

Bonds Aren’t As Safe As You Think

And the drawdown can last decades.

Consumer Deleveraging

Forced or voluntary?

Finally Time to Buy Japanese Stocks?

Depends on who you ask...

Can You Really Measure Tail Risk?

CBOE's SKEW can - but it's not investable.

Are Sovereign Wealth Funds Making Good Decisions?

IMF paper argues crisis might have changed them for the worst.

Valuations Still Plump Post-Crash

Two years after the crisis, there's more room to fall.

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