CAASA Blog

On this page you will find thought leadership articles all of which are entirely free for CAASA members. The page is regularly updated and longer articles can be accessed at InvestorLit Reviews (www.InvestorLiterature.com), which is a subscription-based service for reviews of investment literature and topics, with an emphasis on concepts that can help investment performance.

The literature reviews are intended to provide brief and readable versions of the original papers or topics but also point out tangible ideas. This is about sense-making and implications for you, the investor.


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Cannabis 101 Workshop: The Current Landscape

Cannabis 101 Workshop: The Current Landscape

Hear from Aleta Pleasant, Clinical Director of CannaConnect as she speaks to the current landscape of cannabis in Canada, precautions, cannabis in the workplace, the human endocannabinoid system, cannabinoids and terpenes as well as methods of consumption and potential therapeutic uses. Date: Monday, February 25, 2019 Time:

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Curling with CAASA

Curling with CAASA

We hit the ice this year at the Royal Montréal Curling Club with all 3 sheets in play – and a trophy up for grabs! This event is open to all levels of players as we will have experienced curling instructors on site. Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2019

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CAASA Annual Charity Golf Tournament

CAASA Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Join us for a fun day on the green at Angus Glen Golf Club, home of the 2002-2007 Canadian Open and host venue for the 2015 Pan Am Games! We welcome a diverse group of investors, managers, and service providers from Canada and the U.S. playing in

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Can we Forecast Recessions?

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Some Recent Observations of Demographics & Budget Deficits

Written by Gareth Witten via Investor Literature. Doing scenario analysis for clients is extremely exciting and rewarding because it allows me to take the “outside view” for firms in different countries. It also allows me to make sense of some of the emerging trends that I can

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The Plight of the Emerging Manager (S1E2) – The 40-hour Sleep

Written by James Burron This posting is a bit less nuts-and-bolts, and hope it helps. Working in a start-up operation – including an alternative manager or service provider – is not for the faint of heart. One must have a market to target, the staff to do

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Still waiting for a hedge fund summer? Canadian hedge fund strategies value-add & diversification

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Three sheep for your two wine casts? Why US trade wars should have little to do with trade deficits

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Stock Selection has the Potential for 3-4 Times More Returns than Asset Allocation…but asset allocation is easier

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4 Scenarios for the Global Game

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