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Regulators should revisit mortgage stress test: report

The market was already cooling when the test was introduced The post Regulators should revisit mortgage stress test: report appeared first on Investment Executive. ...

US Public Pensions Less Than 60% Funded?

Steffan Navedo-Perez of Chief Investment Officer reports that Goldman Sachs estimates public pensions are now less than 60% funded on average: Average funding ratios for public pension funds have declined to 60% and below, down from 74% before the crisis, according to Goldman Sachs Senior Pension ...

Men in tights

Wall Street laid an egg one day this week. Bay Street had a cow. After surging more than 40% in history’s giddiest 50-day rally, stock markets gave back about 7% of that in a single day, before stabilizing. What to do? Easy. Ignore it. A feature of the Covid world we’ve been in since mid-March ...

CanWEA Connections Saskatchewan 2017

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The Fed Grinch Who Stole Christmas?

Brian Sozzi of Yahoo Finance reports, How Fed Chair Powell just triggered the next wave of the bear market in stocks:The bears have embraced the final speech of the year from their best friend, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. And that could lead to a fresh wave of selling.The former partner ...

Huge silver deposit discovered in Inner Mongolia

Chinese media is reporting that a large deposit of silver has been found in the autonomous region of Inner Mongolia. According to Xinhua, the state-owned news agency, the deposit contains over 100 million tonnes of silver ore. It wasn’t clear from the media report whether that number refers to re ...

Winnipeg Releases Results from Lead Water Quality Testing Program

The City of Winnipeg has released results from its 2019 lead water quality testing program. The testing program was launched in August, following the introduction of new national guidelines for lead in drinking water. Winnipeg’s drinking water is safe, even with the new national guidelines. Ther ...

30% Gain From Here Over Next Year Possible? This Chart Says YES

Market Recap for Wednesday, November 14, 2018 In a rare twist, communication services (XLC, +0.49%) was the only sector to gain ground yesterday.  The group has underperformed the S&P 500 badly since its July relative high with Facebook's (FB) quarterly earnings report on July 25th after the clos ...

A game changer for climate action: Finance ministers step up

[[tweetable]]​In a packed World Bank board room on April 13, 2019, Finance Ministers from over 20 countries came together as part of a Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action. [[/tweetable]]It was an inspiring moment, to see history being made by Finance Ministers who are clear not onl ...

October lives up to its frightening reputation for investors

Once again, the month of October has been living up to its frightful reputation for wreaking havoc on stock prices: 1929 and 1987 are prime examples, and we can now safely say that 2018 will also go down in history as an illustration of October’s ability to scare investors. Unfortunately, I don ...

Investing in emerging markets: Multinationals vs. local

I am often asked why an investor should invest in local businesses in emerging markets instead of putting their money in large multinational companies. For example, why invest in Amorepacific Corp., a Korean cosmetics company, over Revlon, a multinational that derives a portion of its revenue from ...

Wolf of Dubai: Tesla Is Crushing All Competition

Wolf of Dubai is a stock investing YouTube channel based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). In a recent episode, the Wolf of Dubai dove into Tesla from the point… The post Wolf of Dubai: Tesla Is Crushing All Competition appeared first on EV Obsession. ...

Canada’s economic dilemma: resource rich, investment poor - Loonie Politics

  Across the country, governments seem intent on discouraging investment, and that hurts job creation, productivity and wage growth What drives business investment?  Even after the precipitous decline in the price of oil in the second half of 2014, the answer in Canada is still natural resources. ...

Tech Talk for Tuesday January 23rd 2018

  StockTwits Released Yesterday @EquityClock Technical action by S&P 500 stocks to 10:15: Quietly bullish. Breakouts: $PEP $PM $CINF $GPS. Breakdowns: $LLY $GGP. Editor’s Note: After 10:15 AM EST, breakouts included GS, ADM and YUM. No breakdowns. iShares NASDAQ Biotech ETF $IBB moved above $11 ...

Fed Takes Action to Bolster Treasury Market Functioning

In response to a deterioration in liquidity and functioning of the market for U.S. Treasuries, the New York Fed announced Thursday (12 March) that it would 1) alter the maturity distribution of the currently scheduled reserve management purchases and 2) provide larger and longer-term loans to prima ...

Canadian home sales rise in July

Ottawa, ON, August 15, 2019 – Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales were up in July 2019 compared to June. Highlights: National home sales rose 3.5% month-over-month (m-o-m) in July. Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity was up 12.6 ...

Europe open – Trump, COVID-19, oil rebound, gold

Rebound Taken With a Pinch of Salt Europe is off to a more positive start on Tuesday, after stocks suffered their worst losses since the global financial crisis at the start of the week. Source – Thomson Reuters Eikon I’d like to say this morning’s rebound is promising, that the proposed ...

2018 Investment Outlook: In a tepid U.S. economy, where do we see growth opportunities?

As the Invesco U.S. Growth Equities team looks into 2018 and observe the weight of the evidence, we think the U.S. equity markets can achieve mid- to high-single-digit price appreciation in 2018 as we continue in the secular bull market that began in March 2009. We base this view on continued tepid ...

The Power of Information: Data and Investment Decisions

The ability to acquire, structure and use data is critical to making investment decisions and providing solutions for clients. David Solomon, chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs, and PIMCO CEO Manny Roman discuss the importance of information in the evolving world of investment management. Learn mo ...

Episode #195: Top Podcasts 2019 – Replay: Bill Smead, Cam Harvey, Raoul Pal

Episode #195: Top Podcasts 2019 – Replay: Bill Smead, Cam Harvey, Raoul Pal Guests: Episode 195 is a replay of The Meb Faber Show’s top podcasts of 2019. Guests include Bill Smead, Cam Harvey, and Raoul Pal Run-Time: 3:55:41 To listen to Episode #195 on iTunes, click here To listen to Episode # ...