Andrew Allentuck


How to Build Wealth and Lower Risk in Your Portfolio

“ Andrew Allentuck is on of the premiere financial journalists 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.

Knowing one’s way around the bond market is essential for investors, but bonds remain a mystery to many. They can provide steady income and safer returns than stocks, but more exotic varieties of bonds can be extremely risky. As the bond market has grown to include bond futures, global bonds, and bond derivatives, the market has expanded and added huge amounts of risk as well as leverage. This book introduces you to all forms of bond investing, to Canadian debt markets and global bonds, the unique risks of bonds, and explains how to manage that risk successfully.

Andrew Allentuck is an award-winning financial journalist.  He currently writes the “Financial Facelift” features 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.