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2016

May 6, 2016

Support for Fort McMurray Wildfire Relief Efforts

April 29, 2016

MD Financial Management Thanks Ontario Physicians for Delivering World-Class Health Care

April 22, 2016

MD Financial Management Inc. Announces Enhancements to MD American Growth Fund and MDPIM US Equity Pool

April 20, 2016

MD Announces Executive Departure

March 31, 2016

MD Financial Management Featured in Investment Executive

March 29, 2016

CIO Bill Horton on BNN: “Risk-On” Positioning

March 24, 2016

MD Financial Management Inc. Announces Enhancements to Dividend Growth Mandates

February 26, 2016

Ontario Budget Proposals

January 29, 2016

Correction notice: December 2015 Tactical Decision

2015

December 24, 2015

MD Financial Management Releases Year-End Income and Capital Gains Distributions

December 21, 2015

CIO Bill Horton on BNN: Finding Opportunity in Fixed Income

December 9, 2015

MD Financial Management Announces Fixed Income Solutions Enhancements

December 7, 2015

Update: Announcement by the Minister of Finance

December 7, 2015

MD Precision™ – Increasing the Probability of Strong, Long-Term Investment Performance

November 27, 2015

MD Financial Management Announces Enhancements to International Equity Mandate

November 23, 2015

Planning is Key to Financial Success

November 17, 2015

MD Financial Holdings Inc. Announces 2015 to 2016 Board of Directors

October 30, 2015

MD Financial Management Files Amended and Restated Regulatory Documents for Strategic Funds

October 19, 2015

MD Financial Management Receives The Directors College Award for Best Learning and Development Strategy at The Canadian HR Awards

September 29, 2015

CIO Bill Horton on BNN: MD Financial Management Sees Mixed Signals for Canada

September 8, 2015

MD Private Investment Counsel Continues to Lead as Largest Non-Bank-Owned Firm in Canada

August 31, 2015

MD Financial Management and the Federation of Medical Women of Canada Announce Strategic Partnership

August 27, 2015

CMA to divest its reserves from fossil fuel investments, will explore opportunities in renewable energy solutions as a result of membership vote at General Council

July 27, 2015

MD Financial Management Announces Funds That May Engage in Short Selling

July 3, 2015

MD Financial Management Introduces MD MedEd Counsel™

June 29, 2015

MD Financial Management CIO Bill Horton on BNN: Signals Favour International Equities

June 18, 2015

MD’s Service Centre is "World Class" for Fourth Consecutive Year

May 22, 2015

MD Financial Management announces changes to risk ratings

May 22, 2015

MD Financial Management announces reduction in management fees

May 19, 2015

MD Financial Management announces fund and pool enhancements to fixed income and U.S. equity mandates

May 12, 2015

MD Financial Management Sponsors Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Awards

May 4, 2015

MD Financial Management and The Canadian Federation of Medical Students Announce Strategic Partnership

April 30, 2015

Income Tax Filing Deadline Extended to May 5

April 23, 2015

Budget 2015: Highlights for Physicians, Medical Students and Residents

April 2, 2015

MD Private Investment Counsel Continues to Outperform Canada’s Top Five Banks; MD Private Trust Fastest-Growing Firm for Estate Assets

March 20, 2015

CIO Bill Horton on BNN: MD Financial Management Maintains Contrarian View

February 24, 2015

The Death of Dr. John Evans

January 23, 2015

Bank of Canada Lowers Overnight Rate Target to 0.75% – MD Portfolios Remain Well Positioned

January 15, 2015

Fraud Alert

January 13, 2015

MD Financial Management Recognized as one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America

2014

December 22, 2014

MD Financial Management Releases Year-End Income and Capital Gains Distributions

December 22, 2014

MD Financial Management CIO Bill Horton on BNN: Signals Favour Fixed Income Compared With Equities in the Short-Term

December 18, 2014

MD Financial Management Featured in Round the Table

December 18, 2014

MD Financial Management Featured in The Medical Post

December 15, 2014

MD Physician Services Changes Its Name to MD Financial Management

December 2, 2014

MD Featured in The Medical Post Annual Finance Issue

December 2, 2014

MD Physician Services CIO Featured Panellist at State Street Asset Manager Vision Forum

November 27, 2014

MD Physician Services Leads Financial Planning Week As Gold Sponsor

November 19, 2014

MD Physician Services Profiled In The Globe and Mail Financial Planning Special Feature

November 18, 2014

New Scholarship for Medical Students

September 30, 2014

MD Physician Services Featured In The Law Times

September 26, 2014

MD Physician Services CIO Bill Horton on BNN: MD Expects Better Opportunities in International Equities in the Short-Term

September 23, 2014

Client Notice: Are You a U.S. Person?

September 19, 2014

MD Private Investment Counsel Consistently Outperforms Canada’s Top Five Firms

September 17, 2014

Dr. Suzanne Strasberg Appointed Chair of MD Physician Services Board

September 15, 2014

MD Physician Services Announces New Credit Card – the CMA/MD World Elite MasterCard

September 11, 2014

MD Physician Services Featured In The Medical Post

August 15, 2014

MD Physician Services Featured In The Medical Post — Advice For Medical Students And Residents To Help Minimize Debt

July 18, 2014

MD Introduces MDPIM Emerging Markets Equity Pool As Standalone Fund – Tactical Move Increases Potential For Better Performance Outcomes

June 23, 2014

CIO Bill Horton on BNN: MD Sees Better Opportunities in Canada Compared with International

June 20, 2014

MD Physician Services Announces Risk Rating Change For Fund

June 20, 2014

MD Introduces Alternative Investment Funds As Standalone Offering – Expanded Availability Drives Value For Canada’s Physicians

April 30, 2014

MD Physician Services Corrects Inaccurate Statement By Inflection Management Inc.

April 10, 2014

Update for MD clients – Heartbleed security bug

April 9, 2014

Service Centre is "World Class" for Third Consecutive Year – MD Physician Services

April 3, 2014

MD Physician Services—focus of Financial Post article on its application to patent proprietary fund management process

March 21, 2014

CIO Bill Horton comments on BNN: Are U.S. Equities Overvalued? The MD View

March 17, 2014

Protecting sophisticated innovations—MD files application to patent newly enhanced proprietary fund management process

March 6, 2014

Sara Plant appointed President and CEO, MD Private Trust Company

February 21, 2014

MD Private Investment Counsel continues to outperform top five firms

February 21, 2014

MD’s mutual fund family among top performing for 2013

February 13, 2014

MD announces inclusion of alternative asset funds in MD Precision Portfolios™—strategic diversification drives value for Canada’s physicians

February 12, 2014

Budget 2014: Highlights For Physicians, Medical Students And Residents

February 5, 2014

MD featured in Investment Executive—the advantage of focusing your expertise on a single profession

January 21, 2014

MD Physician Services named as one of the Achievers 50 most engaged workplaces™ in Canada for second year in a row

2013

December 23, 2013

CIO Bill Horton comments on BNN: U.S. Fed’s “Taper Tinkering” Points To More Robust Economic Growth, But Not A Big Policy Change

November 29, 2013

Report on Financial Planning Week, November 17-23, 2013: MD Puts Financial Planning First

November 25, 2013

MD launches MD ExOTM – its Expert Office -- and harnesses the power of collaboration to deliver total wealth management to Canada’s physicians.

November 11, 2013

MD sponsors 2013 Canadian Medical Association Media Awards for Health Reporting

October 23, 2013

MD CIO Bill Horton participates in Ontario Securities Commission Dialogue 2013 panel discussion

October 15, 2013

MD Physician Services extends support to Lac-Mégantic rebuilding efforts

October 7, 2013

BCMA Members
Trust MD Management With Your CPRSP Entitlement!

September 26, 2013

CIO Bill Horton on BNN - MD’s Approach to Alternative Investing

September 20, 2013

MD scores 33 points above industry average – J.D. Power 2013 Canadian Full Service Investor Satisfaction Study

August 7, 2013

MD Physician Services Extends Support to Calgary Flood Relief Efforts

June 21, 2013

Bill Horton on BNN: How taking a "contrarian view" can benefit clients

June 19, 2013

MD Physician Services announces risk rating changes for two funds

June 3, 2013

MD’s Commitment to "Know Your Client" A Key Element to its Leading Customer Satisfaction Ratings in Wealth Management Industry

March 28, 2013

Looking To Alternatives

March 22, 2013

Budget 2013 Highlights

March 4, 2013

Acquisition of PS Suite EMR Business by TELUS Health Closes

February 26, 2013

MD Physician Services Agrees to Sale of its EMR Business

February 8, 2013

BNN host says: "fascinating area of the market"– Bill Horton discusses MD’s new Alternative Investment pools

February 4, 2013

MD Expands Investment Opportunities For Physicians

January 8, 2013

MD Physician Services Update Regarding a Fire at its Ottawa Office

January 4, 2013

MD Practice Software LP and PS Suite EMR operations continue as per normal

January 3, 2013

MD Physician Services Statement Regarding a Fire at its Ottawa Office

2012

December 21, 2012

William R. Horton, Chief Investment Officer, MD Physician Services appeared on BNN To Discuss Long-term Investment Horizon and Emerging Market Opportunities

December 18, 2012

MD Physician Services Excels in 2012 Canadian Full Service Investor Satisfaction Study

December 14, 2012

MD Private Investment Counsel Continues To Be An Industry Leader—Fastest Growing Among The Top Five Firms

November 29, 2012

TFSA Contribution Limit Increased To $5,500

November 27, 2012

Governor of the Bank of Canada leaves post early to lead Bank of England

October 31, 2012

MD Physician Services Expands Its Private Investment Counsel (PIC) Offering

October 3, 2012

William R. Horton, Chief Investment Officer, MD Physician Services, returns to BNN

October 3, 2012

MD Chief Investment Officer (CIO) featured in Globe and Mail

August 28, 2012

MD Physician Services recognized as one of the Achievers 50 most engaged workplaces™ in Canada

August 3, 2012

MD Chief Investment Officer (CIO) appears on BNN to discuss "Behavioural Investment"

July 28, 2012

MD Chief Investment Officer (CIO) featured in Winnipeg Free Press

July 24, 2012

Patient-centric design for EMR systems

July 17, 2012

MD Physician Services reorients fund investment advisors to drive increased alignment with clients' investment objectives

June 27, 2012

MD Chief Investment Officer (CIO) appears on BNN in "A Prescription for the Markets"

June 26, 2012

Seventh annual PS Suite Software User Conference draws record crowd

June 21, 2012

Critical factor MD is watching: Policy-makers need to take appropriate action

June 18, 2012

UPDATE: Markets react to Greek election results; focus shifts to G20 leadership

June 12, 2012

MD Physician Services' commitment to continuous improvement reflected in new fund names

June 6, 2012

Navigating the news: MD's latest economic and market summary

June 4, 2012

MD's bond fund identified as a top performer - among "the best of the bunch"

May 11, 2012

The link between EMR and patient safety

May 9, 2012

MD Physician Services launches its new MD Precision Portfolios TM, which use an enhanced asset allocation solution

April 12, 2012

MD in the News: CIO Bill Horton comments on Canada stocks - TSX bounces back after 5-day plunge

April 10, 2012

MD Physician Services receives "Funding Eligible" status in Ontario

March 30, 2012

MD's Investment Management and Strategy team analyze the impacts of the federal budget

March 30, 2012

MD Physician Services receives national certification from Canada Health Infoway

March 26, 2012

MD's sophisticated advice and solutions coupled with lower MERs delivers exceptional client value

March 26, 2012

Policy-makers maintain commitment to economic recovery

March 12, 2012

Using Electronic Medical Records as patient teaching tools

March 12, 2012

The efficiency benefits of EMR use

March 8, 2012

MD Platinum Plan delivers a premium credit solution tailored to physicians and exclusive to CMA members

March 8, 2012

MD named a top employer for 2012

February 28, 2012

Mike Gassewitz appointed as President of MD Physician Services Software Inc.

February 23, 2012

Brian Peters, President and CEO, talks to Business News Network about current investment trends in the marketplace

February 16, 2012

MD Physician Services' position on FATCA

February 8, 2012

New alliance improves access to insurance coverage and financial planning for Canadian physicians

January 27, 2012

MD Physician Services Raises Key Physician Concerns in Pre-Budget Consultation

January 25, 2012

Long-term growth requires action from policy-makers, not more rhetoric

2011

December 23, 2011

Supreme Court decision on national securities regulator: what it means for investors

December 22, 2011

MD ServiceCentre outperforms world-class call centres in customer satisfaction survey

December 15, 2011

MD Physician Services Ranked Number One in Asset Growth

December 7, 2011

MD Physician Services receives Conditional Approval for Ontario EMR Specification 4.0

December 6, 2011

Bank of Canada maintains one per cent target rate

December 1, 2011

MD excels in investor satisfaction

December 2011

Electronic Medical Records provide a new platform for efficient, quality care

November 2011

Policy-makers key to sustained economic growth

November 2011

MD Physician Services gears up for national expansion

October 2011

Listen to analysis of Q3 performance, policy-makers and 'risk-on; risk-off' trading

October 26, 2011

Bank of Canada maintains one percent target rate

October 14, 2011

Recent market volatility - message from the Chief Investment Officer

September 28, 2011

MD Physician Services responds to Healthscreen client requests

September 7, 2011

One per cent target rate maintained - Bank of Canada

September 1, 2011

MD Physicians Services Software Inc. achieves ISO 13485 certification

August 2011

EMRs help physicians stay on top of their work

August 12, 2011

European sovereign debt worries continue to weigh on equity markets

August 4, 2011

Debt ceiling vote - the aftermath

July 2011

Listen to an overview of international market performance in Q2

July 20, 2011

Bank of Canada maintains a target rate of one per cent

June 30, 2011

Sixth annual MD Physician Services User Conference welcomes a sell-out crowd

June 30, 2011

Can fluctuations in currency exchange rates affect the value of your international portfolio?

June 30, 2011

Has there been a more opportune time to take the plunge into the U.S. real estate market?

June 10, 2011

Federal budget announced

June 2, 2011

Bank of Canada holds target rate at one per cent

May 11, 2011

EMR Best Practices to be shared at sixth annual user conference

May 11, 2011

Natural disasters and political unrest in Q1 - how they impacted your investments

April 15, 2011

QMA signs insurance agreement with MD Physician Services

April 12, 2011

Bank of Canada continues to hold target rate at one per cent

March 15, 2011

Japan's impact on MD portfolios

March 1, 2011

Bank of Canada continues to hold target rate at one percent

February 2, 2011

MD named a top employer for 2011

January 27, 2011

MD Funds 2010 year in review podcast now available

January 18, 2011

Bank of Canada continues to keep target rate at one percent

2010

December 7, 2010

Bank of Canada continues to maintain target rate at one per cent

November 22, 2010

MD Physician Services Inc. announces the creation of a new series of units for certain MD Funds and Pools

November 5, 2010

Our latest podcasts examine a new currency management strategy, and changes to MD Growth Fund

October 25, 2010

MD Physician Services Inc. announces changes to the investment advisors for MD Growth Investments Limited, and a investment advisor addition for several other MD mutual funds

October 19, 2010

One per cent target rate held - Bank of Canada

September 8, 2010

Bank of Canada raises overnight rate

Aug 18, 2010

Low fees, high performance

July 26, 2010

Impact of recent European bank stress tests on MD holdings

July 20, 2010

Overnight rate raised - Bank of Canada

June 30, 2010

Important notice regarding the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) in Ontario and British Columbia

June 18, 2010

Increase in leading economic indicators positive for U.S. economic growth

June 7, 2010

Canada's Central Bank Raises Overnight Rate

May 20, 2010

Recent stock market volatility

May 4, 2010

Free EMR licences for MD PS Suite offered to Canadian medical schools

March 4, 2010

MD Physician Services broadens life insurance offering with Manulife

Economic and Market Updates



2016

April 2016

Market Update Q1 2016

March 2016

Budget 2016: Highlights for Physicians, Residents and Medical Students

January 2016

Market Update Q4 2015
Bank of Canada Leaves Rate Unchanged
Global Markets Fall Again: How MD is Faring
The case for staying invested during times of market volatility
China: Expect Short-Term Volatility to Continue
Chinese Stock Market's Latest Moves


2015

December 2015

Federal Reserve Announcement: First Rate Hike in 9.5 Years
Federal Tax Changes: How They Affect Physicians

October 2015

Liberal Tax Promises: What Can You Expect?
Market Update Q3 2015
MD Focusing on Key Themes amid Political Change in Canada

September 2015

Federal Reserve Announcement: Near Zero Rates Continue Amid Weak Global Outlook
What Does a Small “R” Recession Mean For You?

August 2015

MD’s Preparedness for Market Volatility
China Devalues Currency: What This Means for World Markets

July 2015

Update on the Chinese Stock Market
Market Update Q2 2015
Bank of Canada Lowers Overnight Rate Target to 0.50%
Greece and Eurozone leaders reach a tentative deal
Chinese Shares Up but Repercussions of Crash Unclear
The New York Stock Exchange
July 6 Update: Greece's Impact on the Markets

June 2015

Update on economic situation in Greece
What Canada’s Economic Outlook Means for your Portfolio

May 2015

Political Shift in Alberta Could Impact Canada’s Energy Sector

April 2015

Market Update Q1 2015

February 2015

MD Financial Management: Chief Investment Officer Message — Positive Returns for Stocks, Bonds

January 2015

MD Financial Management: Chief Investment Officer Message—2014 Another Positive Year for Global Capital Markets


2014

December 2014

MD Financial Management: Chief Investment Officer Message—Global stocks rise despite falling commodities prices
MD Financial Management: Chief Investment Officer Market Update—Staying the Course Amid Oil Price Volatility
Bank of Canada Maintains Rate at One Percent – Targeting a Balance of Risks
Government Announces New Tax Cuts for Canadian Families with Children

November 2014

MD Financial Management: Chief Investment Officer Message—Asset classes post strong returns year over year amid recent volatility

October 2014

Bank of Canada Maintains One Percent Target Rate – Global Growth More Moderate
MD Financial Management: Chief Investment Officer Message—Declining Commodity Prices weigh on Equities
MD Financial Management: Chief Investment Officer Market Update—Good Strategy Still Holds Amid Stock Market Volatility

September 2014

MD Financial Management: Chief Investment Officer Message—Robust Growth in North America
Bank of Canada Maintains One Percent Target Rate – Global financial conditions “very stimulative”

August 2014

MD Financial Management: Chief Investment Officer Message—Emerging markets outperform amid geopolitical tension

July 2014

Bank of Canada maintains One Percent Target Rate – Economic Growth Weaker than Estimated
MD Financial Management: Chief Investment Officer Message—Canadian Equities Outpace Peers in June

June 2014

MD Financial Management: Chief Investment Officer Message—Boost in Sentiment For Emerging Markets

May 2014

MD Financial Management: Chief Investment Officer Message—Spring Brings Signs Of Growth

April 2014

MD Financial Management: Chief Investment Officer Message—Stock Markets Resilient In Face Of Geopolitical Risk

April 2014

MD Financial Management: Chief Investment Officer Message – Quarterly Reflections: From Crisis Toward Stability

March 2014

Bank Of Canada Maintains One Percent Target Rate

March 2014

MD Financial Management: Chief Investment Officer Message—February Shows Stronger Results For Developed Markets

March 2014

MD Financial Management: Chief Investment Officer Message—Our View Of The Impact On Financial Markets Of Developments In Ukraine

February 2014

MD Financial Management: Chief Investment Officer Message—Focus On Emerging Markets

January 2014

Bank Of Canada Maintains One Percent Target Rate
MD Financial Management: Chief Investment Officer Message—A “Banner Year” For Stocks


2013

December 2013

Bank Of Canada Keeps Target Rate At One Percent

December 2013

MD Financial Management: Chief Investment Officer Message—Global Growth Resynchronization Anticipated For 2014

November 2013

MD Financial Management: Chief Investment Officer Message—Markets Rally In Wake Of Deferred Debt Ceiling Decision

October 2013

Bank Of Canada Keeps Target Rate At One Percent
MD Financial Management: Chief Investment Officer Message—International Stocks Lead Markets Higher Amidst U.S. Debt Ceiling Debate
MD Financial Management: Chief Investment Officer Message—Our View on U.S. Government Shutdown

September 2013

CIO Message: Reflections On An Anniversary
MD Financial Management: Chief Investment Officer Message—Canadian markets rebound
Bank Of Canada Maintains One Per Cent Target Rate

August 2013

MD Financial Management: Chief Investment Officer Message

July 2013

Bank Of Canada Maintains One Per Cent Target Rate
Q2 Review - Key Factors That Influenced Client Portfolios
A Balance Of Risks - Message From The Chief Investment Officer

May 2013

Bank of Canada Maintains Target Rate at One Percent

April 2013

Bank of Canada Holds Target Rate at One Percent
Q1 Review - Key Factors That Influenced Client Portfolios
Market Signals Amidst The Noise – Message From The Chief Investment Officer

March 2013

Bank of Canada Keeps Target Rate at One Percent

January 2013

Q4 Review - Key Factors That Influenced Client Portfolios
Target Rate Kept at One Percent - Bank of Canada
Out With The New, In With The Old: A Return To Fundamentals In Capital Markets – Message from the Chief Investment Officer


2012

December 2012

Target Rate Held at One Percent - Bank of Canada

November 2012

MD Responds To U.S. "Fiscal Cliff" Concerns

October 2012

Q3 Review - Key Factors That Influenced Client Portfolios
Profit and protection, delivered through volatile times - Message from the Chief Investment Officer
Target Rate Maintained at One Percent - Bank of Canada

September 2012

Overnight Lending Rate Maintained at One Percent

July 2012

Critical factor MD is watching: Policy-makers need to take appropriate action
Overnight Lending Rate Left at One Percent

June 2012

Markets react to Greek election results; focus shifts to G20 leadership
Overnight Lending Rate Held at One Percent

May 2012

Update - May 2012

April 2012

Canada's Central Bank Keeps Target Rate at One Percent
Update - April 2012

March 2012

Federal Government Budget
Canada's Central Bank Holds Target Rate at One Percent

February 2012

Update - February 2012

January 2012

Update - January 2012
Canada's Central Bank Maintains Target Rate at One Percent


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