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Description - Bonds for Canadians by Andrew Allentuck

PRAISE FOR BONDS FOR CANADIANS "Andrew Allentuck is one of the premiere financial journalist covering fixed income markets from a uniquely Canadian perspective. His knowledge of the bond market is second to none." --Randy LeClair, CFA, Vice-President & Portfolio Manager, AIC Investment Services Inc. "Andrew Allentuck's new book explains the complexities of the bond market to Canadians in an engrossing and deliciously entertaining manner. Superbly written, Bonds for Canadians is both a blueprint for financial prosperity as well as a delightful and often humorous look at the most misunderstood and idiosyncratic of markets. I wish this book had been around 26 years ago when I began my career." --Tom Czitron, CFA, Managing Director, Head of Bonds and Fixed Income, Sceptre Investment Counsel Ltd. "Canadian retail investors are largely in the dark on how bonds work or how to incorporate them into their investment strategy...That is, until now. Deconstructing what is often considered the most cerebral of financial markets, Mr. Allentuck provides an engaging, entertaining and anecdoteladen account of what boods are, how they work and why they matter more now than ever. This is the sort of book that every serious retail investor should carry around, dog-eared and rolled, in his back pocket." --Martin Cej, Investment Editor, The Globe and Mail "Bonds for Canadians shows how to escape the roller-coaster of risks of the stock market while generating a tidy fortune for retirement. It's an important contribution to financial planning." --Daniel F. Stonach, Registered Financial Planner, President, Stronach Financial Group Inc.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780470836910
ISBN-10: 0470836911
Format: Paperback
(237mm x 163mm x 22mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Andrew Allentuck

Andrew Allentuck is an award-winning financial journalist. He currently writes the "Financial Facelift" feature for The Globe and Mail and a column on fixed income investing for Investment Executive magazine. He has been covering mutual fund investing for the Globe since 1988 and contributes "Stockpickers" on mutual funds for Previously, he was a financial news reporter for the Financial Post. His monthly columns in The Financial Post Magazine won a National Business Writing Award in 1981. Allentuck has been a contributor to other periodicals, including Canadian Business, Maclean s, Reader s Digest, and Report on Business Magazine. As a broadcaster, he hosted a consumer affairs show on NPR. Turning to finance, he was business commentator on CKY-TV. Allentuck is author of several books on economics including Consumer Choice, Who Speaks for the Patient? and The Cost of Age. He has taught economics and economic history at several universities in the United States and Canada. Andrew lives in Winnipeg with his partner Heather and Buddy the golden retriever.