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  • IIAC Establishes Operations and Technology Committees (IIAC Blog) | IIAC
    Industry Data Publications Public Advisories Institutional Trade Matching Tools Member Benefits Member Kit Members Only Small Dealers Overview Ian Russell on SAID Advocacy SAID Successes Publications Industry Data Tools SAID Committee Meeting Minutes Centres of Higher Learning Media Coverage SAID Events Investors Newsroom Subject Matter Experts News Releases Op Eds The IIAC in the News Blog eNewsletter Speeches Upcoming Presentations Videos Canada s Investment Industry Faces Did You Know Logos Media Kit Social Media Policy Events Upcoming Events Webinars IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame IIAC Top Under 40 Award Take Our Kids to Work Day Compliance and Operations Symposium Small and Independent Dealers Symposium Cybersecurity Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities Hall of Fame Search IIAC Blog January 19 2016 IIAC Establishes Operations and Technology Committees IIAC Blog Ian Russell The 2015 IIAC Survey of Investment Industry CEOs indicated that the biggest negative factor affecting the performance of our investment dealer Member firms has been the relentless rise in operating costs in recent years The high cost of technology to meet regulatory compliance and improve operating efficiencies has been a major factor Ninety per cent of firms surveyed said they expect to spend more or about the same on technology in 2016 than they did in 2015 The IIAC is establishing two Operations and Technology Committees the Equity Infrastructure Committee and the Market Data Committee and related working groups to assist Member firms to meet the technological challenges head on The Committees and working groups will provide a forum for Member firms to discuss emerging technology trends and innovations to assist firms identify technology to manage operations more efficiently and cost effectively to facilitate compliance and risk mitigation The Committees and working groups will provide an important industry voice on technology matters in discussions with regulators exchanges vendors and other market participants

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  • Infographic: Canada’s Securities Industry At-a-Glance (IIAC Blog) | IIAC
    Us About the IIAC Who We Are Board of Directors President CEO Subject Matter Experts IIAC Committees Working Groups IIAC Member Firms IIAC Affiliates Industry Job Board Advocacy Submissions Letters Letter from the President Key Issues Successes Activity Updates Member Support Cybersecurity Resource Centre CRM2 Resource Centre Industry Data Publications Public Advisories Institutional Trade Matching Tools Member Benefits Member Kit Members Only Small Dealers Overview Ian Russell on SAID Advocacy SAID Successes Publications Industry Data Tools SAID Committee Meeting Minutes Centres of Higher Learning Media Coverage SAID Events Investors Newsroom Subject Matter Experts News Releases Op Eds The IIAC in the News Blog eNewsletter Speeches Upcoming Presentations Videos Canada s Investment Industry Faces Did You Know Logos Media Kit Social Media Policy Events Upcoming Events Webinars IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame IIAC Top Under 40 Award Take Our Kids to Work Day Compliance and Operations Symposium Small and Independent Dealers Symposium Cybersecurity Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities Hall of Fame Search IIAC Blog December 11 2015 Infographic Canada s Securities Industry At a Glance IIAC Blog Ian Russell The Investment Industry Association of Canada has developed an infographic that describes the salient features of our industry from the number of employees to the dimension of the capital markets business to taxes paid and charitable donations It is designed to convey the important contribution the investment industry makes to capital markets the economy and communities across Canada The information has been drawn from a variety of sources including Statistics Canada Investor Economics IIROC and a confidential survey of our members You may find the infographic useful and compelling in summarizing the characteristics of our industry to clients and others in creating content for press releases or marketing opportunities and in distributing visual content on social media a picture is worth a thousand

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  • It’s True: More Canadians are Cashing in their RRSPs Early | IIAC
    Industry Job Board Advocacy Submissions Letters Letter from the President Key Issues Successes Activity Updates Member Support Cybersecurity Resource Centre CRM2 Resource Centre Industry Data Publications Public Advisories Institutional Trade Matching Tools Member Benefits Member Kit Members Only Small Dealers Overview Ian Russell on SAID Advocacy SAID Successes Publications Industry Data Tools SAID Committee Meeting Minutes Centres of Higher Learning Media Coverage SAID Events Investors Newsroom Subject Matter Experts News Releases Op Eds The IIAC in the News Blog eNewsletter Speeches Upcoming Presentations Videos Canada s Investment Industry Faces Did You Know Logos Media Kit Social Media Policy Events Upcoming Events Webinars IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame IIAC Top Under 40 Award Take Our Kids to Work Day Compliance and Operations Symposium Small and Independent Dealers Symposium Cybersecurity Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities Hall of Fame Search IIAC Blog February 25 2015 It s True More Canadians are Cashing in their RRSPs Early Using data from Statistics Canada Global News did some digging in order to answer the question Are more Canadians cashing out their RRSPs early The answer is a decided yes According to the article on GlobalNews ca The biggest increase was from 2007 to 2009 when 1 86 million Canadians took out RRSP cash early That figure dipped slightly by 2012 to 1 82 across Canada but remains about 7 per cent above 2007 levels nationally 12 per cent above 2007 levels in Quebec and almost 10 per cent above in comparatively wealthy Alberta These infographics tell the story Although it isn t surprising that there was a spike of withdrawals in 2009 it is surprising that in 2012 a few years after the financial crisis a good number of Canadians were still cashing in early According to an article posted to CBC ca here are the top

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  • The Activist Investor Scorecard | IIAC
    and Independent Dealers Symposium Cybersecurity Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities Hall of Fame Home Member Login Contact Us About the IIAC Who We Are Board of Directors President CEO Subject Matter Experts IIAC Committees Working Groups IIAC Member Firms IIAC Affiliates Industry Job Board Advocacy Submissions Letters Letter from the President Key Issues Successes Activity Updates Member Support Cybersecurity Resource Centre CRM2 Resource Centre Industry Data Publications Public Advisories Institutional Trade Matching Tools Member Benefits Member Kit Members Only Small Dealers Overview Ian Russell on SAID Advocacy SAID Successes Publications Industry Data Tools SAID Committee Meeting Minutes Centres of Higher Learning Media Coverage SAID Events Investors Newsroom Subject Matter Experts News Releases Op Eds The IIAC in the News Blog eNewsletter Speeches Upcoming Presentations Videos Canada s Investment Industry Faces Did You Know Logos Media Kit Social Media Policy Events Upcoming Events Webinars IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame IIAC Top Under 40 Award Take Our Kids to Work Day Compliance and Operations Symposium Small and Independent Dealers Symposium Cybersecurity Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities Hall of Fame Search IIAC Blog January 21 2015 The Activist Investor Scorecard With thanks to The New York Times here s an activist investor scorecard for some of the most well known in the industry at least in the U S According to the scorecard s creators William Alden Michael J de la Merced and Jennifer Daniel The activist investors of Wall Street who often buy stakes in companies and lobby for change are an increasingly powerful force Sometimes these investors achieve nearly all their goals like shaking up a board and sometimes they earn huge profits Other times they achieve their goals and still suffer losses or they fall short of their goals and still make profits Here are a few examples while the rest can be

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  • Market Returns by Nation | IIAC
    Top Under 40 Award Take Our Kids to Work Day Compliance and Operations Symposium Small and Independent Dealers Symposium Cybersecurity Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities Hall of Fame Home Member Login Contact Us About the IIAC Who We Are Board of Directors President CEO Subject Matter Experts IIAC Committees Working Groups IIAC Member Firms IIAC Affiliates Industry Job Board Advocacy Submissions Letters Letter from the President Key Issues Successes Activity Updates Member Support Cybersecurity Resource Centre CRM2 Resource Centre Industry Data Publications Public Advisories Institutional Trade Matching Tools Member Benefits Member Kit Members Only Small Dealers Overview Ian Russell on SAID Advocacy SAID Successes Publications Industry Data Tools SAID Committee Meeting Minutes Centres of Higher Learning Media Coverage SAID Events Investors Newsroom Subject Matter Experts News Releases Op Eds The IIAC in the News Blog eNewsletter Speeches Upcoming Presentations Videos Canada s Investment Industry Faces Did You Know Logos Media Kit Social Media Policy Events Upcoming Events Webinars IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame IIAC Top Under 40 Award Take Our Kids to Work Day Compliance and Operations Symposium Small and Independent Dealers Symposium Cybersecurity Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities Hall of Fame Search IIAC Blog January 20 2015 Market Returns by Nation Novel Investor has developed this impressive infographic which provides an at a glance look at changes in market trends across the top 12 international stock markets in the MSCI EAFE over the past 15 years The U S is conspicuously absent presumably because it was developed for an American audience As of December 31 2014 with an average annual return of 7 75 Canada sits in second place behind Australia at 10 04 The best vs worst returns underscore what a wild ride it s been Tweet Tagged Industry info This Week in Financial History The Activist Investor Scorecard Tag Cloud

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  • This Week in Financial History | IIAC
    the President Key Issues Successes Activity Updates Member Support Cybersecurity Resource Centre CRM2 Resource Centre Industry Data Publications Public Advisories Institutional Trade Matching Tools Member Benefits Member Kit Members Only Small Dealers Overview Ian Russell on SAID Advocacy SAID Successes Publications Industry Data Tools SAID Committee Meeting Minutes Centres of Higher Learning Media Coverage SAID Events Investors Newsroom Subject Matter Experts News Releases Op Eds The IIAC in the News Blog eNewsletter Speeches Upcoming Presentations Videos Canada s Investment Industry Faces Did You Know Logos Media Kit Social Media Policy Events Upcoming Events Webinars IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame IIAC Top Under 40 Award Take Our Kids to Work Day Compliance and Operations Symposium Small and Independent Dealers Symposium Cybersecurity Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities Hall of Fame Search IIAC Blog January 19 2015 This Week in Financial History For the week of January 19th January 19 1982 Statistics Canada announces 1981 inflation rate of 12 5 a 33 year high January 20 1870 Woodhull Claflin Co run by Victoria Woodhull and Tennessee Claflin becomes the first brokerage firm run exclusively by women January 22 1968 In an emergency move the New York Stock Exchange closes 90 minutes early at 2 p m The early close reports The Wall Street Journal is meant to help inundated trading clerks catch up on a deluge of paper work that has resulted from a recent sustained period of unusually heavy trading The day s total volume 10 630 000 shares January 23 1863 Toronto Stock Exchange introduces first regular daily trading sessions January 23 1895 The New York Stock Exchange recommends that companies listed on the NYSE publish annual financial statements and distribute them to shareholders January 25 1948 Investors Syndicate of Canada incorporates Investors Mutual of Canada Ltd Canada s first public mutual

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  • Industry Rankings According to the Guru Strategy | IIAC
    IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame IIAC Top Under 40 Award Take Our Kids to Work Day Compliance and Operations Symposium Small and Independent Dealers Symposium Cybersecurity Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities Hall of Fame Home Member Login Contact Us About the IIAC Who We Are Board of Directors President CEO Subject Matter Experts IIAC Committees Working Groups IIAC Member Firms IIAC Affiliates Industry Job Board Advocacy Submissions Letters Letter from the President Key Issues Successes Activity Updates Member Support Cybersecurity Resource Centre CRM2 Resource Centre Industry Data Publications Public Advisories Institutional Trade Matching Tools Member Benefits Member Kit Members Only Small Dealers Overview Ian Russell on SAID Advocacy SAID Successes Publications Industry Data Tools SAID Committee Meeting Minutes Centres of Higher Learning Media Coverage SAID Events Investors Newsroom Subject Matter Experts News Releases Op Eds The IIAC in the News Blog eNewsletter Speeches Upcoming Presentations Videos Canada s Investment Industry Faces Did You Know Logos Media Kit Social Media Policy Events Upcoming Events Webinars IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame IIAC Top Under 40 Award Take Our Kids to Work Day Compliance and Operations Symposium Small and Independent Dealers Symposium Cybersecurity Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities Hall of Fame Search IIAC Blog January 16 2015 Industry Rankings According to the Guru Strategy Using John P Reese s Guru Strategy Validea com has ranked the U S industries with the largest number of stocks The guru strategy is based on investing models that rank dozens of industries using a wide range of financial and fundamental data The rankings include a value index a growth index and an overall index that takes both growth and value factors into account They are Tweet Tagged Industry info S P 500 The Week that Was This Week in Financial History Tag Cloud Ian Russell Industry info Events CRM2

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  • Best Predictions of the Past 25 Years | IIAC
    Fame Home Member Login Contact Us About the IIAC Who We Are Board of Directors President CEO Subject Matter Experts IIAC Committees Working Groups IIAC Member Firms IIAC Affiliates Industry Job Board Advocacy Submissions Letters Letter from the President Key Issues Successes Activity Updates Member Support Cybersecurity Resource Centre CRM2 Resource Centre Industry Data Publications Public Advisories Institutional Trade Matching Tools Member Benefits Member Kit Members Only Small Dealers Overview Ian Russell on SAID Advocacy SAID Successes Publications Industry Data Tools SAID Committee Meeting Minutes Centres of Higher Learning Media Coverage SAID Events Investors Newsroom Subject Matter Experts News Releases Op Eds The IIAC in the News Blog eNewsletter Speeches Upcoming Presentations Videos Canada s Investment Industry Faces Did You Know Logos Media Kit Social Media Policy Events Upcoming Events Webinars IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame IIAC Top Under 40 Award Take Our Kids to Work Day Compliance and Operations Symposium Small and Independent Dealers Symposium Cybersecurity Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities Hall of Fame Search IIAC Blog January 14 2015 Best Predictions of the Past 25 Years How many of these would you have selected CNBC s Jeff Cox put together this list of the greatest forecasts of the past 25 years As he says the financial markets are littered with forecasters most with either an outwardly bullish optimistic or bearish pessimistic bias Most of them missed the financial crisis when it hit by being too bullish and some have been too bearish since worrying that another systemic collapse is around the corner when in fact equity markets at least continue to zoom to new highs In Cox s view here are the best of the best Robert Shiller s triple bubble burst Meredith Whitney finds blight in Citi Nouriel Roubini sees subprime doom Elaine Garzarelli s Black vision John

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