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Commercial banks, trust companies, credit unions, life insurance companies and pension funds
employees and employers pay into pension plans to be used for retirement benefits (Ontario Teachers Pension Plan, 9.6% return since 1990)
Insuring Bank Deposits - Canadian Deposit Insurance Corporation
is a crown corporation providing insurance for the deposits of Canadians up to $100,000
International Banking & Insurance
Many of the Canadian banks and insurance companies have large international operations (e.g. BNS in the Caribbean)
ownership of the company, voting at the annual general meeting, electing the Board of Directors
debt obligations of corporations and governments; Regular interest payments and the repayment of principal at maturity
Mutual Funds 2 Types of Coverage
General coverage of the market (Canada, US, Global, Europe) or specialized (growth, value, gold, high tech, healthcare)
obligations to buy or sell commodities or currencies at a specific price at some point in the future
contracts to buy or sell stocks or other financial instruments at a specific price at some point in the future
help companies raise funds by buying securities and then selling them to the public (underwriting)
What is a strong predictor of both overall market performance and specific company performance?
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