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Investing 101: What is Diversification?

Apr 18, 2018 10:22 am | Author: Spencer

Diversification means holding different types of investments. This article explains the basics of diversification and how to work with a registered investment advisor to build a portfolio. Holding different investments does not mean a portfolio...

Enforcement Roundup – March 2018

Apr 06, 2018 8:18 am | Author: investright

In this March edition of the Enforcement Roundup, we cover a BC Securities Commission (BCSC) investor alert, one notice of hearing and an MFDA settlement agreement. BCSC Investor Alert BaFin warning about misleading buy recommendations...

Investment Caution List: Six New Additions

Mar 29, 2018 2:02 pm | Author: investright

The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) added six companies to the Investment Caution List. The Investment Caution List identifies unregistered activity and unqualified securities promoted in British Columbia. The BCSC relies on information from the public and other...

Breaking Down Contracts-For-Difference

Mar 22, 2018 8:59 am | Author: investright

The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) is seeing more Contracts-For-Difference (CFD) offered by unregistered individuals or firms over the Internet. In this blog post, we describe CFDs and help investors identify possible CFD schemes offered...

Western Union Fraud Refunds: Information for B.C. Investors

Mar 16, 2018 8:19 am | Author: Spencer

If you lost money to a scammer through Western Union, you may be eligible for a refund. Recently, the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reached a $586 million settlement with Western Union. Western Union...