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Market Watch Weekly | April 14 | Where does the Easter Bunny Eat? ...IHOP

North American markets were mixed on the week with investors in Canada focused the Bank of Canada, which pushed ahead with its first 50-basis point interest rate hike in 22 years on Wednesday, a move that came as no surprise to economists and bank......

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Market Watch Weekly | April 8 | Play Ball! (...It's Jays Opening Day...)

North American markets were broadly lower on the week as investors digest a continued hawkish US Federal Reserve. The Federal Reserve signaled it will reduce its massive bond holdings at a maximum pace of $95 billion a month, further tightening.......

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Market Watch Weekly | March 25 | History 101

North American investors welcomed a second consecutive week of gains with the S&P 500 now 3% higher in the month of March, more than erasing its losses since Russia invaded Ukraine late last month. .......

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Market Watch Weekly | March 18 | March Madness, Indeed!

This is why we urge investors to ignore emotions when it comes to investing as they will so often lead you astray. Most North American indices hit a new 2022 low earlier in the week ahead of the US Federal Reserve rate announcement on Wednesday.......

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Market Watch Weekly | February 18 | Stop Buying Stuff. Start Doing Stuff. Problem Solved!

Global equities had their second consecutive losing week as the Russia-Ukraine conflict loomed. Stocks have struggled this week as investors continue to be on edge about the ongoing tensions . However, in looking to historical situations of major......

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Market Watch Weekly | February 11 | Rams & The Over. Thank Us Later.

Global equities endured another volatile week of trading as investors played tug-of-war between good earnings and inflationary data that justifies a hawkish fed. The volatility kicked into overdrive on Thursday after a key inflation report showed.......

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Market Watch Weekly | February 3 | 2022 Olympics: The Games Nobody Cares About.

The past few weeks have been eventful for both investors and markets. The much-anticipated FOMC and Bank of Canada (BoC) concluded on Wednesday last week: While neither central bank raised rates, both seemed poised to move in the March meeting......

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Market Watch Weekly | January 28 | January... Are you done, yet?

If 2022 is out to make a case that it wants to be different from 2021, it's off to a good start. 2021 boasted attractive features like 20%-plus stock-market returns, historically-low volatility, 10-year interest rates that averaged 1.4%, no rate......

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Market Watch Weekly | January 21 | "Natural, Normal, and Healthy... Until You're Actually In One".

Equity markets are going through a burst of extreme rotation in part thanks to the US Federal Reserves ‘pivot’ away from easy monetary conditions. Globally,the equity markets have reacted to this by selling high quality, reliable......

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Market Watch Weekly | January 14 | This Is What Prince Meant By "When Doves Cry".

Welcome to 2022! It’s hard to imagine a more transformative year for global economies. After two years of unprecedented government actions, the winds of change are blowing hard. The economy has been buffeted by short-term factors since 2020;...

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