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Change Management Versus Managing Change: The Altamira Story 
Text  Cheesbrough, Gordon F., Change Management Versus Managing Change: The Altamira Story, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 8 Apr 1999, 459-469  Managing change. The speaker's decision to make the move to Altamira. Changes in the entire investment management industry. Transforming an entrepreneurial company from its original ownership structure into a team-based corporate structure without diminishing the unique qualities and spirit that...
Annual Financial Forum 
Text  Thomas, Anne-Marie, C.F.A.; Embry, John; Eigen, Bill, C.F.A., Annual Financial Forum, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 14 Jan 1999, 309-329  Anne-Marie Thomas: The volatility of 1998, returned with a vengeance in the form of Brazil. The stage set for the market battle of 1999: the U.S. consumer vs. the global economic slowdown. The bullish long-term fixed income outlook at Altamira. Some predictions. Expectations regarding higher rates...
Investment Policy and the Competent Stranger 
Text  Ellis, Charles D., Investment Policy and the Competent Stranger, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 7 Apr 1988, 319-325  ...;the continuous process of making present entrepreneurial decisions systematically and with the greatest knowledge of their futurity." Many ideas have been advanced and many texts written on the application of strategic planning to business. However, it seems to me that business today is turning again...
Investment Round the World--Opportunities and Risks 
Text  Elliott, John, Investment Round the World--Opportunities and Risks, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 31 Aug 1987, 17-27  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Three subjects covered by the speaker: the major issues the speaker thinks that will impact on continuing prosperity around the world; the key factors for various countries to achieve growth and attract investment; and...
North to Canada: An American Investment Banker Looks At Canada Today 
Text  Schmeelk, Richard J., North to Canada: An American Investment Banker Looks At Canada Today, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 12 Nov 1987, 107-119  Some autobiographical notes. The speaker looking back at the Canadian financial scene of his early years (the 1950's). Progress seen by the speaker in the areas of French-English relations and dialogue between government and business. A review of "various strains" that have tested the bonds of...
Investment Outlook 1995 
Text  Goldring, W.; Landry, M.; Zechner, J., Investment Outlook 1995, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 12 Jan 1995, 575-591  Warren Goldring An interest-rate forecast for Canada in 1995. A definition of investing from Ben Graham. The inflation factor. Global investing. The forecast. Michael Landry Looking at the world differently than in the past. Changes and confusion. Global competition. Interest rates and inflation....
The Challenge for Canada's Equity Market 
Text  Deacon, John S., The Challenge for Canada's Equity Market, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 25 Jan 1968, 272-284  ... is entitled "Supply of and Demand for Canadian Stocks". It will be some considerable time be fore its text and statistics can be made available to those interested in the subject. It should be emphasized that the Study is not an exhaustive and final document. The Study is very much a preliminary...
Investment Forum--1996 
Text  Brownridge, Alan; Hirsch, Veronika; Reed, Donald, Investment Forum--1996, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 18 Jan 1996, 315-330  Veronika Hirsch. "Timing is everything." Turning bullish after the 1995 Quebec referendum and the possibility of another one by late 1997. The speaker's predictions that the TSE 300 Index will reach 6000 sometime this year and that gold will break out of its narrow reading range and reach $492.50...
The Extension of Bank Control in the Financial Services Industry 
Text  Schultz, Robert, The Extension of Bank Control in the Financial Services Industry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 15 Feb 1996, 369-379  Two issues the speaker will address: "the concentration of banks' power in our financial system and; means of levelling the playing field between bank and non-bank players." Expectations of the 1997 white paper from the Department of Finance in Ottawa on the regulation of financial services in...
Important Research: Skill; Investing Without Market Risk 
Text  Rudd, David and Seco, Professor Luis, Important Research: Skill; Investing Without Market Risk, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 22 Oct 1998, 181-190  David Rudd: How to insulate ourselves from market risk. Some background information about Refco Futures. Some details about Futures. A review of recent events. Where an investor can go if concerned about exposure to economic growth. The importance of the year 2001. Strategies and skills. Urging...
Borderless Capital Markets: the Decade Canadian Investors Discovered the World 
Text  Wilson, David, Borderless Capital Markets: the Decade Canadian Investors Discovered the World, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 20 Nov 1997, 181-190  Some insights into the financial markets. The speaker's witness to many fascinating and dramatic changes in financial markets over the last 28 years. The explosive growth of the global capital market in the last decade. Some figures. The lack of boundaries now for global capital flow. The...
Shareholder Democracy 
Text  Jarislowsky, Stephen, Shareholder Democracy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 28 Apr 1988, 352-359  Shareholder democracy and the concept of fairness. How things have changed for shareholders. The ethics of the business community. The speaker's background and what institutional investors do. The law in Canada and how it is inadequate. Some progress made. What institutional investors want and in...
2003 Investment Outlook 
Text  Cheng, Ben; Kellett, John; Schmeer, Mark, 2003 Investment Outlook, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 9 Jan 2003, 237-252  Ben Cheng His invitation to speak about the economy, interest rates, and where income markets are going in 2003. The portfolios that this speaker manages, and decisions he makes to shape portfolios. The interest-rate forecast and crucial role that it plays in managing funds. The market we have to...
2004 Investment Outlook 
Text  Sturm, Frederick; Filippini, Anne-Mette de Place; Quinn, Mike, 2004 Investment Outlook, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2005), 8 Jan 2004, 157-174  Frederick Sturm A very bold prediction. The long term, with illustrative examples. Looking back at the Dow Joens cycle. What is going to drive the market. Another prediction. Why the speaker believes that in the next two to three years from now stocks will be lower than today. What a bull market...
2002 Investment Outlook 
Text  Arnold, John; McHugh, Michael T., CFA; Wellum, Johnathan M., CFA, 2002 Investment Outlook, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 10 Jan 2002, 303-319  John Arnold: 2002 a modest year for equity markets. 2002 a low inflation year globally driven by low fuel prices. Productivity. Major theme for 2002 is buy European equities. The growing Federal European Union and that will mean. The US market. Bull and bear markets. Equities and dividends. A more...
Telecoms Convergence: Focusing Innovation and Reversing Canadian Talent Flight 
Text  Bruneau, Mark, Telecoms Convergence: Focusing Innovation and Reversing Canadian Talent Flight, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 21 Mar 2002, 434-446  The apparent tension between self-criticism and smugness from an outside perspective, a look at the issues we face, probing their root causes, and suggest ideas to "turbocharge" our innovation, productivity and prosperity. First, a confession to be one of the brains in the drain - some personal...
Annual Financial Forum 
Text  Waldman, Jeffrey; Sterling, William; Joseph, Ian, Annual Financial Forum, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2001), 11 Jan 2001, 203-218  Jeffrey Waldman: The fixed income market. A recap of some fixed-income highlights from last year. Our current level of interest rates in historical perspective. Two themes that will dominate bond markets over the coming years. An outlook for this year. A potential movie sequel to watch for in the...
2005 Investment Outlook 
Text  Barisheff, Nick ; hornous, Daniel E., CFA; Rubin, Jeffrey G., 2005 Investment Outlook, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 6 Jan 2005, 193-212  Daniel E. Chornous The Outlook for Gold in 2005. Varying opinions on price per ounce for 2005. Reasons for the rise since 2001. The nature of gold as money. Paper currencies. What a 10% investment in gold means in terms of one's portfolio. Gold as wealth preservation and hedging benefits thereof....
Opportunities in France 
Text  Trupin, Laurent, Opportunities in France, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 14 Apr 2005, 331-338  The French paradox. Welcoming foreign direct investments. Some facts and figures. France on the move and what that means, particularly in terms of economics. A major relaxation of the 35-hour work week. Legal restrictions on collective dismissals. France's R&D tax system. Sectors in common ...
2006 Investment Outlook 
Text  Fell, Anthony S.; Rosenberg, David A.; Nagy, Miklos, CFA, 2006 Investment Outlook, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 5 Jan 2006, 231-250  Anthony S. Fell. Focus on two market segments: the outlook for commodity prices in general and secondly gold prices. Focus on the longer term - five years to a decade or more. Why a long view is essential in commodities. Some facts. A positive view based on several fundamentals - a brief...
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