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Ask Yourself This Question, But Make Sure You Do It This Sunday

I’m going to let you in on a little secret.  The bulk of my financial analysis, portfolio reviews, and trading decision making happens on Sundays.  Sure, I have daily trading routines that are tremendously important, and of course, I'm constantly watching the market during the week.  But the r ...

Tech Talk for Wednesday November 28th 2018

Pre-opening Comments for Wednesday November 28th U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 13 points in pre-opening trade. Investors are waiting for a speech by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell to be released at the Economy Club of New York at noon. Index fut ...

Maybe and Maybe Not – IOR Challenges

Originally published by the Journal of Commerce in November 2018 One of the many frustrations facing international traders trying to import goods into the U.S. is whether or not they will be accepted as importer of record by Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”).   CBP established a program t ...

Why your post-holiday financial hangover will be worse this year

OTTAWA — The holiday season comes every year and so too the warnings of overspending, but the consequences of a financial hangover this year are growing compared with just a few years ago. As the Bank of Canada continues to raise its key interest rate target, the cost to borrow using variable-rat ...

VIX Hits November High; Apparel Retailers, Railroads Crushed

Market Recap for Tuesday, November 20, 2018 It was another ugly day for U.S. equities as the February price support on our major indices draws closer and closer.  Volatility shot higher as panicked, impulsive selling once again gripped Wall Street.  Energy (XLE, -3.28%), consumer discretionar ...

Canada’s top-rated charities 2019: Top 100

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Top 100 Dividend Stocks of 2019

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Inflation Eases in September

The Conference Board of Canada’s Principal Economist Alicia Macdonald offers the following perspectives/insights: Quote “Today’s data releases show an easing of price pressures and a small drop in retail spending. Despite the monthly softening in these indicators, the Bank of Canada is ...

Deep Selling Grips Wall Street, Support Levels To Watch

Market Recap for Thursday, October 4, 2018 While we've seen plenty of market rotation over the past several months, there hasn't been much outright selling.  Yesterday changed that.  The NASDAQ recovered off of its intraday lows a bit to "only" close down 1.81% on the session.  The NASDAQ was ...

Tech Talk for Wednesday August 29th 2018

Pre-opening Comments for Wednesday August 29th U.S. equity index futures were mixed this morning. S&P 500 futures were unchanged in pre-opening trade. Index futures were virtually unchanged following release of the second estimate of U.S. real GDP. Consensus was a slip in growth to an annual rate ...