Risk Management, Before it’s Too Late

January 15, 2019 - Risk management is an important aspect of investment portfolio construction. However, this much-needed protection against adversity is rarely implemented before it’s too late. Unfortunately, instead of a well-thought-out and implemented risk management plan, many investors are stuck panicking after a large…
January 15, 2019

To Hedge, or Not To Hedge (Foreign Currency)

January 9, 2019 - The typical Canadian investor has an equity portfolio of 50% Canadian stocks, 33% US stocks and the remaining international stocks. For Canadians investing internationally, one factor to consider is whether to hedge the foreign currency exposure that comes with investing outside of…
January 9, 2019

RIP to the 7-Year-Old (Not 9) Bull Market

December 31, 2018 - The S&P 500 hit a high of 2,940.91 on September 21, 2018, and a low of 2,346.58 on December 26, 2018, for a peak-to-trough decline of -20.2%, confirming an official bear market and the end of one of the greatest bull…
December 31, 2018

Embracing The Suck

December 20, 2018 - “Embracing the suck” refers to consciously accepting or appreciating a future event that is extremely unpleasant and uncomfortable but ultimately unavoidable. The phrase is often used in the military to encourage troops to have a positive attitude and manage expectations regarding the…
December 20, 2018

Accelerate Principles

December 18, 2018 - We founded Accelerate with the mission to democratize alternative investing. That is, to provide access to performance-oriented investment strategies (such as hedge funds and private equity) previously reserved for the wealthy in a transparent, easy to use, liquid and low-cost vehicle. Given…
December 18, 2018

What Does Accelerate Do?

December 11, 2018 - What do you do? This is a good question to ask of any of company, and with our culture of radical transparency, we aim to have our clients understand how we operate and invest their capital. Let’s start with the basics.…
December 11, 2018
Press Releases

Accelerate Names New Board Member

October 19, 2018 - Accelerate Financial Technologies Inc. (“Accelerate” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of P.L. (Lonny) Tetley, Partner at Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP, to its Board of Directors. “We’re pleased to welcome Lonny Tetley as a Director and the…
Mike Kesslering
October 19, 2018

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