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Category: Market update (20 posts)

This week in the market 08/17/2015

This week in the market 08/17/2015

August 17, 2015 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

  The American flag is flying in front of the US embassy in Cuba for the first time since 1961   China has vowed to defend their currency as recent declines are unwarranted and overdone ... [read more]

Housing market low risk to economy says BoC

Housing market low risk to economy says BoC

August 26, 2015 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

  Canada’s housing market, despite its hot spots, is not a significant risk to the economy due to regulation of mortgage lending. That’s the conclusion of a report by the Bank of C ... [read more]

Market Update - Sept. 2015

Market Update - Sept. 2015

September 28, 2015 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

Since interest rates are near historic low levels, volatility in bonds is expected to be much higher than usual. Each time interest rates (yield) go up by 1%, it will lead to a loss about equal to th ... [read more]

Market Update

Market Update

December 21, 2015 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

TSX +14.37 to 13,024.30 (CP)   Resource stocks helped the Toronto stock market inch to a slightly higher close, while south of the border stocks tumbled for a second straight session. Dow -3 ... [read more]

Why Canadians Shouldn't Fear About The Low Dollar

Why Canadians Shouldn't Fear About The Low Dollar

January 17, 2016 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

Why Canadians need not fret over the low loonie Time to reimagine the staples of our economy Oil briefly dips below US$30; loonie also drops-Image1 The Canadian Press, 2016 Canadian do ... [read more]

May Market Update

May Market Update

May 16, 2016 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc. (XSR-T), the Toronto-based subscription radio service, announced that it will be taken private by SiriusXM Holdings Inc. (SIRI-Q), its biggest shareholder, along with tw ... [read more]

Brexit And The Canadian Markets

Brexit And The Canadian Markets

June 24, 2016 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

After a historic vote in the UK, the European Union looks like it could be one member smaller in coming years.   Looking ahead, the UK WILL remain a member of the European Union through a nego ... [read more]

Economic Update July 2016

Economic Update July 2016

July 19, 2016 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

Economic Update TSX +49.98 to 14,532.40 (CP) on gains in the consumer discretion and materials sectors.  Dow +16.50 to 18,533.05   another new record close Dollar -. to 77.30c ... [read more]

Market Update - August 2016

Market Update - August 2016

August 15, 2016 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

Watch out Amazon!  Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT-N) agreed to buy e-commerce startup Jet.com Inc. for about US$3 billion in cash, giving the world’s largest retailer the resources for a stronge ... [read more]

Market Update - October 2016As a percentage of portfolios, investors are now holding a greater percentage of cash than they have in 15 years. This has typically been one of the signs that it is a good

Market Update - October 2016As a percentage of portfolios, investors are now holding a greater percentage of cash than they have in 15 years. This has typically been one of the signs that it is a good

October 24, 2016 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

As a percentage of portfolios, investors are now holding a greater percentage of cash than they have in 15 years. This has typically been one of the signs that it is a good time to purchase more equit ... [read more]

US Election And The Market

US Election And The Market

November 9, 2016 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

Good morning,   For many of us waking up this morning, or positioned in front of their TV sets last night, the election of president Trump has conjured up feelings of anxiety and uncertainty. & ... [read more]

Market Update - Dec 5 2016

Market Update - Dec 5 2016

December 5, 2016 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

Iceland's geothermal energy could be powering the United Kingdom by 2022. A 1,600 km cable, known as IceLink, would run underwater from Iceland to Scotland and could supply enough energy to power 1.6 ... [read more]

Market Updatge Jan 30 2017

Market Updatge Jan 30 2017

January 30, 2017 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

  It has been an interesting week: The Dow Jones Industrial Average shot through 20,000 for the first time ever and the TSX Composite finally revisited its previous all-time closing hi ... [read more]

Market Update March 2017

Market Update March 2017

March 6, 2017 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

The character of the current US market advance has quietly changed over the past week as shares of low-volatility companies are now leading the charge. These rotations are normal and should continue i ... [read more]

Market Update - May 2017The world watched as France elected a new president this weekend: Emmanuel Macron, heavily favoured to win, defeated the his opponent Marine Le Pen putting a lid on the protect

Market Update - May 2017The world watched as France elected a new president this weekend: Emmanuel Macron, heavily favoured to win, defeated the his opponent Marine Le Pen putting a lid on the protect

May 8, 2017 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

The world watched as France elected a new president this weekend: Emmanuel Macron, heavily favoured to win, defeated the his opponent Marine Le Pen putting a lid on the protectionist movement for the ... [read more]

Market Update - July 2017

Market Update - July 2017

July 10, 2017 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

  I read a ton of market commentary and research, the majority of which is not worth sharing. This week I received the most recent edition of RBC Global Asset Management's Global Inves ... [read more]

Market Update December 2017

Market Update December 2017

December 11, 2017 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

The CRA has announced that the 2018 Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) contribution limit will remain at $5,500. This will bring the lifetime limit (for those eligible since 2009) to $57,500. Contributio ... [read more]

Market Update December 2018

Market Update December 2018

January 2, 2018 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

What an incredible 2017!  I feel very blessed and grateful to work with such a wonderful group of clients and families.  Thank you so much for your trust and advocacy!   It was a cold ... [read more]

Market Update January 2018

Market Update January 2018

January 29, 2018 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

Cryptocurrencies: The technology behind bitcoin and blockchain can be difficult to understand. Fidelity put together a great primer that I have attached for your reading pleasure. (See attached) &nbs ... [read more]

Market Update June 2018

Market Update June 2018

June 18, 2018 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

Fewer deals in BC and Ontario have caused the Canadian Real Estate Association to lower this year's national home sales forecast. Last month, the number of home sales in May declined by 16.2% year-ove ... [read more]

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