Only 17 per cent of large cap active managers in Canada managed to beat the benchmark in the second quarter, says a new survey from Russell Investments.It was the lowest number since data started being tracked in Q3 1999 and represents a big setback this year, as 41 per cent of active managers beat the index in the first quarter.The S Composite index rose 5.1 per cent in Q2, compared with the median return of 3.4 per cent by active managers.first half of 2016 presented Canadian large cap managers with considerable challenges to beat the benchmark, particularly due to the strength in the Energy sector and gold stocks, said Kathleen Wylie, head of Canadian Equity Research at Russell Investments Canada.Most managers were underweight gold stocks, which returned 41 per cent during the period. Four of the top contributing stock on the TSX were gold stocks.Many energy stocks were also big gainers during the period, but few active managers held them. TransCanada Corp.

In a statement Monday, the NFL said the jerseys were found in the possession of a credentialed member of the international media. Also retrieved during the ongoing investigation was the jersey Brady wore in the Patriots victory in Super Bowl XLIX against the Seattle Seahawks in 2015. The items were found in the possession of a credentialed member of the international media.

They now advance to the Western Conference semifinals where they meet their arch nemesis, the Seattle Sounders, in a home and home total goal series which begins in Vancouver and concludes Thursday, Nov. 2 in Seattle. For all the angst generated by their final two performances of the regular season a loss on the road to Portland on and the draw with San Jose at home 10 days ago the Whitecaps are now where everyone figured they be.

But if that money comes from outside, the players incentive is not to retire but to keep playing as long as they can. They may spend more time in front of the TV cameras rather than on the cricket field. It creates an incentive structure that is not good for the game.

Jeffrey Harris, the Jones family attorney, also noted that the train brakes weren applied until after the locomotive struck a hospital bed the filmmakers had placed across the tracks. Actor William Hurt, hired to play Allman, had been lying in the bed before the train came upon the crew at 53 mph (85 kph). Hurt escaped unharmed..

Why are Progs picking on cats all of a sudden? They don’t own guns and don’t vote Republican. Why not pick on rodents? Too insensitive to rodents already living with self esteem issues, not to mention the possibilty of Murder By Cat at any moment? Will we soon have to keep mean kittehs on leashes (along with our children) to keep America safe and “violence” free? Sorry, but the sudden splash of bad news on killer kitties has me smelling a Prog rat. So now even our furry feline friends are getting the Alinsky treatment? Where are the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals when you really need them? Oh, never mind..

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