Monday Update: Industry Does Better as Housing Slows by Brad McMillan, CIO, Commonwealth Financial Network Last week’s reports covered a wide range of the economy. ...Read more Comments Off on Monday Update: Industry Does Better as Housing Slows
Billionaire businessman and philanthropist Charles Bronfman and Howard Green, co-writer of Bronfman’s memoir "Distilled," spoke with BNN’s Jon Erlichman about Bronfman’s career, his family’s business, baseball and philanthropy. Source: BNN ...Read more Comments Off on Billionaire Charles Bronfman opens up about his fortune, family and the Expos
by Nathan Faber, Newfound Research The benefit of including commodities in individual investor portfolios is often up for debate, focusing on aspects such as expected returns, volatility, access, and diversification. While we think that commodities can add ...Read more Comments Off on Is My Diversified Commodity Index Just Oil?
by Jeff Feng, Head of Emerging Markets Equities, Invesco Hong Kong, Invesco Canada Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. has dominated tech and business media recently with news it was recalling its Galaxy Note 7 phones. Product recalls such as ...Read more Comments Off on Putting out fires at Samsung
by Bob Simpson, Synchronicity Performance Consultants Building a strong investment portfolio is similar to a general manager of a National Hockey League team building a Stanley Cup champion. In the 2006 draft, the Chicago Black Hawks chose Jonathan ...Read more Comments Off on The Search For Canada’s 100 Best Companies (Part One)
Each week we read dozens of transcripts from earnings calls and presentations as part of our investment process. Below is a weekly post which contains some of the most important quotes about the economy and industry trends from those ...Read more Comments Off on What CEOs Said Last Week: Segments of the economy are showing signs of life
BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION (BAC) NYSE - Oct 24, 2016 SIA Charts Daily Stock Report (siacharts.com) The SIA Daily Stock Report utilizes a proven strategy of uncovering outperforming and underperforming stocks from our marquee equity reports; the S&P/TSX ...Read more Comments Off on BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION (BAC) NYSE - Oct 24, 2016
by Marc Pinsonneault, National Bank Financial, Economic Analysis Summary • For various reasons, home sales began declining in Vancouver well before the introduction of a 15% tax on purchases by non-residents and the latest measures announced by the ...Read more Comments Off on Vancouver and Toronto Home Prices Facing Imminent Pullback
by Blaine Rollins, CFA, 361 Capital Increasingly, we’ve been thinking about the way that investors view risk in the planning stages, as opposed to how they experience risk in real time. And no surprise, there is a not-so-insignificant ...Read more Comments Off on Is it the destination or the journey?
by David B. Mazza, State Street Global Advisors The third-quarter corporate earnings reporting season got off to a lousy start as Alcoa, which is seen as a bellwether for industrial demand, reported lower-than-expected earnings and the S&P 500® ...Read more Comments Off on Charting the Market: Are Markets in for an October Earnings Surprise?
by Don Vialoux, Timingthemarket.ca Editor’s Note: Next Tech Talk report is released on Monday October 31st The Bottom Line Printer-friendly version Recent posts Billionaire Charles Bronfman opens up about his fortune, family and the ExposIs My Diversified ...Read more Comments Off on Tech Talk for Monday October 24th 2016
by LPL Research Yesterday kicked off the homestretch of 2016, as there were 50 trading days left in 2016. The good news is historically the end of the year has been strong for equities. In fact, going back ...Read more Comments Off on The Final 50 Days of The Year: What To Expect
What It Would Take to Rig the U.S. Election by Brad McMillan, CIO, Commonwealth Financial Network The headlines this week are all about Donald Trump’s refusal to accept his potential defeat in the U.S. presidential race. He has ...Read more Comments Off on What It Would Take to Rig the U.S. Election
Saying it's myth that the Canadian market is too cyclical and concentrated in resources and financials, Kim Shannon, President and CIO, Sionna Investment Managers, is recommending a home bias in equity investing. Source: BNN ...Read more Comments Off on Overweight Canada: It's a winning trade
by Phillip Murphy, Vice President, North American Equities, S&P Dow Jones Indices Wealth drawdowns and volatility of returns are not the only risks facing defined contribution (DC) retirement plan participants. Those relying primarily on retirement plans and other ...Read more Comments Off on What's Your Retirement Number?