The Daily – June 28th, 2017

June 28th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canada’s economy is booming, though you’d hardly know it from listening to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Led by a soaring housing sector and consumer spending, Canada’s gross domestic product is forecast to lead the Group of Seven this year. Jobs numbers are…

The Daily – June 27th, 2017

June 27th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks were little changed as falling gold prices weighed on miners, offsetting gains in the health-care and consumer sectors. The S&P/TSX Composite Index fell 4 points or less than 0.1 percent to 15,316.02. Materials…

The Daily – June 26th, 2017

June 26th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary     Canadian Headlines Slumping crude prices appear set to cut short the loonie’s best run this year. That’s music to the ears of hedge funds that are still near the most bearish on the Canadian dollar in…

The Daily – June 23rd, 2017

June 23rd, 2017   Daily Market Commentary     Canadian Headlines Warren Buffett’s deal to back Home Capital Group Inc. does more than support a struggling mortgage lender — it’s a vote of confidence for a housing market that everyone from investors to global ratings companies…

The Daily – June 22nd, 2017

June 22nd, 2017   Daily Market Commentary     Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks were little changed following a roller-coaster day that saw the benchmark spike on falling oil inventories, then fall back into the red. The S&P/TSX Composite Index fell 1 point to 15,148.53. Financial…

The Daily – June 21st, 2017

June 21st, 2017 Daily Market Commentary     Canadian Headlines: Canadian stocks dropped to a 2017 low as oil entered a bear market after falling to the lowest level in nine months. The S&P/TSX Composite Index fell 0.8 percent to 15,149.60 at the close, as energy stocks dropped…

The Monthly – June 2017

June 2017 The Monthly   With this commentary, we plan to communicate with you every month about our thoughts on the markets, some snap-shots of metrics, a section on behavioural investing and finally an update on MacNicol & Associates Asset Management (MAAM). I hope you…

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