Recent Blog Posts

Below is a collection of recent blog posts covering topics from personal finance to latest economic and market developments.  Choose a category on the right hand side if there's a particular subject that interests you.  If there is anything you'd like us to answer (and possibly feature on our blog) submit a question on our You Ask, We Answer form found at the bottom.

27 May, 2022

Weekly Update - Equity Markets set to snap losing streak after FOMC meeting minutes calm fears about over-aggressive hikes

Wall Street closed sharply higher on Thursday after optimistic retail earnings outlooks and waning concerns about overly aggressive interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve put investors in a buying mood....

26 May, 2022

Market Headwinds Ahead

Twelve months ago, the narrative was that we were heading into another “Roaring 1920s”, with the global economy set to see years of high growth as it emerged from the pandemic. What a difference a year makes; the narrative has now flipped as concerns...

20 May, 2022

Weekly Update - Equity volatility lingers amid Canadian Inflation recording a 31-year high

US equity futures pushed higher Friday along with stocks in Europe after China’s latest measure to bolster its economy injected a note of optimism at the end of another volatile week for global markets....

19 May, 2022

Stock Price Volatility Reflects Opinions, Not Facts

We’ve been on a market rollercoaster ride recently, witnessing some of the biggest swings in more than two years. I call this the “Inflation Phantom” rollercoaster....

13 May, 2022

Weekly Update - World Equities continue to slide after US Consumer Price Index flashes signs of persistent inflation

World equities declined on Thursday to an 18-month-low, with markets dogged by fears high inflation would persist and force central banks to keep tightening monetary policy....

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