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How to invest in 2009

Believe it or not, investing opportunities do still exist. But how to play the market is just as important as figuring out where to put your money.

Diversification: Bear-back investing

Diversification is the only safe way to ride out the storm.

Bonds: Survival guide for even crazier times

Clipping coupons on government bonds might not be your idea of fun. But these days, boring is good.

Everybody’s problem

What price will we pay for socializing risk in the market?

Market crashes: Blowing bubbles

Market events are being called unprecedented. But investors should understand that crashes are central to the system.

Mutual funds: Raging bulls

Why Sprott launched a new fund now.

Corporate debt: Bad debt blues

For some, the credit crisis couldn’t have come at a worse time.

Life and Debt

Writer Margaret Atwood looks at what it means to owe.

The West got Russia wrong

As relations cool, governments share the blame.

All-Star Execs: Top CEO: Gordon Nixon

Maintaining a fine balance has helped RBC through the financial crisis.

All-Star Execs: Top CFO: Jamie Sokalsky

Barrick Goldâ??s CFO has a proven track record of anxiety-busting risk management.

All-Star Execs: Top COO: Geoffrey Martin

Taking Toronto-based labeling firm CCL Industries Inc. global.

All-Star Execs: Top marketing: Bob Cummings

Cummings keeps the Calgary-based WestJet Airlines soaring to new heights.

All-Star Execs: Most Innovative: Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis

Waterloo, Ont. duo create an icon.

Global finance: Bretton Woods II

The global financial crisis may spawn a new world order.

Regulation: Atlas shrugged

Alan Greenspan and the downside of self-interest.

The CEO Poll: Investor beware

Canadian business leaders are cautious of stock markets.

Leadership: Global help wanted

Canadian executives could learn a thing from Australia.

Sports: Cheap-seat economics

In the bad old days, folks kept spending money on tickets. But is sport still recession-proof?

Marketing: Not just for Granny

The lowly coupon can be an effective marketing tool in a downturn.

Editorial: Seize the moment

As with all crises, this one is ripe with opportunity.

Editorial: An innovation nation?

Not enough of the good science Canada is producing is being commercialized.

Live & Learn: Renée Unger

The co-founder of Renée’s Gourmet Foods on persistence, raising a family and surviving gender bias.