Bonds are struggling. Canadian stocks had a good week. US stocks have greater momentum, but the strengthening Canadian dollar dampens the returns (for us). Surprisingly, the oil price has risen, breaking $50 for the first time in quite a while.
I’ve been creating a graphic representation of the Canadian government bond yield curve almost each week since December 29, 2015. And I’ve uploaded a copy to this website, so I thought it would be interesting to create an animation that
Okay, how is it the middle of September already? Will the stock market continue to pull back? Will we see a correction or (touching wood) a crash? I don’t like the outlook for much of anything. The Canadian dollar is
The Bank of Canada raised interest rates again, which continued to push the Canadian dollar higher. Canadian stocks are down 1.36% for the week, and bond prices also fell. The Canadian stock market is struggling, but that means it also
It looks like interest rates will continue to rise. That’s good for the Canadian dollar and the exchange rate, but it’s not so good for bond investments or preferred shares. Financials might also be less profitable going forward, although banks