Q3 Commentary – 2016

The Quarterly: October 2016   The purpose of this quarterly commentary is to communicate with you about our thoughts on the markets, provide some snap-shots of market metrics, and provide an overview of topical issues; however, it will also be married with some aspects of…

The Daily – October, 12th 2016

October, 12th 2016 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS   Deutsche Bank raised more cash ($1.5 billion) through a sale of five year notes Tuesday, following Friday’s offering that raised $3 billion. (Business Insider) U.S. stock-index futures were little changed before the Federal Reserve releases the minutes…

The Daily – October, 11th 2016

October, 11th 2016 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS   European stocks were little changed as investors speculated on a Federal Reserve rate increase this year, while luxury shares advanced. U.S. stock-index futures declined amid growing investor’s speculation that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this…

The Daily – October, 7th 2016

October, 7th 2016 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The main Asian stock gauge has nudged slightly higher this week, heading for a 0.3 percent advance, as investors await U.S. economic reports and watch for comments by Fed officials to assess the path of interest…

The Daily – October, 6th 2016

October, 6th 2016 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Speculation about the future of European Central Bank stimulus is creating a rift in the region’s equity market. While the Stoxx Europe 600 Index was little changed on Thursday, its lenders climbed for a third day, heading for…

The Daily – October, 5th 2016

October, 5th 2016 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS European stocks snapped a six-day winning streak amid investor concern that the European Central Bank is moving toward tightening monetary policy. Asian stocks outside Japan dropped for the first time in three days on concern central…

The Daily – October, 4th 2016

October, 4th 2016 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The dollar strengthened as hawkish comments from a Federal Reserve official spurred wagers that U.S. interest rates will rise before the end of the year. The pound slumped to its weakest level since 1985. The prospect of Italy’s first…

The Daily – October, 3rd 2016

October, 3rd 2016 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS The pound approached the three-decade low set in the days following the Brexit referendum after U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May said she’ll begin the process of withdrawal from the European Union in the first quarter of 2017. Oil climbed…

The Monthly – September, 2016

September 2016 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 some of the people at MacNicol & Associates Asset Management…

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