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What’s After the Storm?

Markets | Aug 9, 2022

We have spent enough time discussing the immediate challenges in the markets. Investors should not lose sight of the long-term opportunities ahead. 1. Interest rates will be lower than normal….

It’s a Tougher Game when Central Banks Turn Hawkish

Markets | Jun 29, 2022

Market performance Last five days (6/7/2022) 2022 high (1/3/2022) Year-to-date (12/31/2021) COVID Low (3/23/2020) Pre-COVID High (2/19/2020) S&P 500 Index -10.2% -22.1% -21.6% 67.0% 10.3% Source: Bloomberg Finance LP, as…

Declines All Around, but Opportunities to Be Had

Markets | Jun 3, 2022

So far, 2022 has presented a difficult market to invest in, with significant declines in both bonds and equities. The biggest concerns have been central banks beginning to raise interest…

Inflation is Not the Only Challenge

Markets | May 2, 2022

Statistics Canada reported higher inflation in February 2022. The Consumer Price Index rose 5.7% compared to a year ago as of February 2022. Commodity prices have skyrocketed as a result…

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