Weekly Reading

September 12, 2017

A LACK OF BAD NEWS      

Some days, it would seem that a lack of bad news can be just as effective as a day with good news in the financial markets. Stocks and indexes rallied Monday the 11th after hurricane Irma caused less damage than expe...

CANADIAN MACRO

The Canadian economy showed powerful growth in the second quarter of 2017 boasting an annualized growth rate of 4.5%. GDP growth posted a significant positive surprise as analyst estimates expected growth in the 3.7% range. Consumer spe...

August 28, 2017

STOCK

Shares of stock signify ownership in a company. They are classified as equity and represent a claim on assets and earnings of the company. Two main types of stock exist: common and preferred. Generally, only common shares have voting rights. How...

August 28, 2017

CANADIAN ECONOMIC CALENDAR

Canadian GDP growth will be the highlight of the week for Canadian economic data. Canadian productivity is expected to grow at an annualized pace of 3.6% for the 2nd quarter of 2017. 1st quarter growth was also strong at an...

CRUDE OIL WEEK IN REVIEW AUGUST 14-18

The price of West Texas Intermediate Crude Fell more than 2.5% on Monday, after the EIA released numbers in its Drilling Productivity Report suggesting an increase to 6.149 million barrels of oil per day for the 7...

LOCKED AND LOADED     

South Koreans have begun preparing for emergency precautions as the animosity between the United States and North Korea continued to escalate throughout the week. Plans released by North Korean state media to laun...

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