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Analysis and trends in today's financial markets

What you need to know.

The latest news, analysis and trends in the local and global markets, and what it could mean for your financial future.

Markets, investing and what matters most: Quarter in review - Q3, 2020

Government stimulus has helped global economies and capital markets to rebound in Q3 2020, while risks such as the progression of COVID-19 and the US election persist into Q4.

What you should know about US tech sector investment in 2020

What could be driving technology sector volatility in the S&P 500, and why should you diversify your investments across major market sectors over a long time horizon.

The pandemic, six months onward

Successful investing is driven by planning, discipline and patience. Four key tactics have helped us to weather the storm throughout 2020.

The impact of government debt and inflation on investors

How does the government borrow, what is the impact of higher government debt and inflation on investors? Investment solutions for low interest rate environments.

A tale of two quarters

In the first two quarters of 2020, investors witnessed both a sharp decline and a significant recovery. Here are a few important takeaways. 

The stock market and the economy

A review of what's happening in the energy sector and why the stock markets seem to be shrugging off those unsettling headlines and continuing to drive gains.

Why are we seeing negative crude oil prices?

What caused the negative crude oil prices and what it means for investors.

Common questions from investors during market turmoil

With market volatility high right now, here are a few questions investors may be asking.

Does market timing work?

Our best investing advice—because no one can perfectly time the markets.

Investing in Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin and Marijuana in 2018

When you work in the investment world for as many years as I have, you can always tell when a bubble burst seems imminent.

The yield curve has inverted!

Inverted yield curves can predict recessions. Should you get out of the market? What does an inverted yield curve mean? Don’t panic.

Investing through geopolitical uncertainty

Despite the headlines of 24 hour news stations, economists and analysts, remaining calm and sticking to your plan is what will help you achieve investing success. 

How will the Trans Mountain Pipeline decision affect my investments?

We wanted to address those concerns and explain what the decision could mean for your investments.

The legalization of cannabis and your investments

Several cannabis companies experienced significant price gains through 2017, so much so that the industry was starting to look like a stock bubble.

Portfolio Manager - Market update - February 2018

When you look at market fluctuations in context, it’s easier to stay on track with your goals.

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NAFTA lives on...as USMCA

Over the past year, there has been some uncertainty caused by the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. You can now lay some of those fears to rest.

Is it time to change your Canadian Equity Weighting?

Diversifying your investments is crucial to accommodate for the uncertainty of investing in geographic or economic sectors.

Investing in Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin and Marijuana in 2018

Investing in cannabis or cryptocurrency in 2018 shows these same 'bubble' signs we’ve seen many times before.

The legalization of cannabis and your investments

Several cannabis companies experienced significant price gains through 2017, so much so that the industry was starting to look like a stock bubble.

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