Before we kick off this week’s selection of interesting links, a quick bookkeeping note. The five winners of The MoneySense Guide to Retiring Wealthy giveaway were Catherine, Jim, Jessica, Stella and Libores. The winners will be receiving the Guide shortly. Thanks to everyone for entering. Hopefully, we can hold another giveaway soon.
Many investors are worried about the “new normal” of below average economic growth and hence stock market returns. In the following short video, Professor Ken French explains why these fears are probably overblown (hat tip to Cameron Passmore of PWL Capital for the link):
Tom Bradley of Steadyhand Funds writes a perceptive column on investing in the Globe and Mail. The folks at the mutual fund company have grouped his columns into related investing themes in a new book called It’s Not Rocket Science. It is available for free in PDF and e-book here.