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GLC Market Matters – August

The big story for capital markets was the continuing collapse of bond yields amid ongoing trade threats and attention-seeking tweets from the U.S. President. The 30-year U.S. Treasury Bond yield fell below 2% for the first time in history – a headline that raised concern about economic recession on the […]

Monthly Market Commentary from Credential

The number of home groundbreakings rose sharply in June on a seasonally adjusted basis. For the month, 245,657 units were started, a 26% increase, and comfortably above market expectations of 210,000 units. This was the highest since November 2017, with multi-family buildings rocketing 31% and single-detached homes rising 8% as […]

2019 Mid-Year Market Outlook

The global economy has been slowing for a year marking the third global slowdown of the past 10 years. Trade frictions have exacerbated the slowdown and remain an unpredictable cloud dimming future growth expectations. This makes the question of whether we’re closer to the end or the beginning of the […]

T. Rowe Price (partner of TD Wealth) Mid Year Market Outlook

Heading into the second half of 2019, senior T. Rowe Price investment leaders remain cautiously positive about global economies and financial markets, but they warn that political risks – in particular, escalating trade disputes – could trigger renewed volatility and further impede growth.

To a certain extend, market behavior in the […]

GLC – Mid Year Market Outlook

The global economy has been slowing for a year marking the third global slowdown of the past 10 years. Trade frictions have exacerbated the slowdown and remain an unpredictable cloud dimming future growth expectations. This makes the question of whether we’re closer to the end or the beginning of the current slowdown particularly […]

GLC Market Commentary

No other topic in May – not even the series finale of Game of Thrones – provided as much drama as President Trump’s trade policy actions. Tough talk, halted negotiations and tariffs were among the weapons used by the White House in May, with China and Mexico being the prime targets (although it was equity […]

Credential Monthly Commentaries

The economy followed up a poor Q4 performance with another weak quarter for its first back-to-back quarter loss since 2015. For the first three months of the year, the economy mustered 0.1% growth, matching forecasts, thanks to a better than expected March month expansion of 0.5% versus a 0.4% estimate. […]

Market Insights Series

Our partners from GLC Asset Management created a series of articles on three big market themes happening right now:

Inverted Yeld Curve. Late in March, financial media lit up with word the yield curve had ‘inverted’. Market pundits hit the air to issue dire warnings for days ahead. So, what’s the big deal?
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Canadian and U.S. stock markets hit all-time highs in April

Highlights

The S&P/TSX Composite, S&P 500 and NASDAQ indices each hit all-time highs.
Possible tighter sanctions on Iran and political chaos in Venezuela kept oil prices rising.
Canadian and U.S. central banks held their overnight rate steady, while long-term bond yields ticked higher.
Corporate earnings delivered better-than-expected results, supporting recent […]

GLC Market Highlights Q1

Stock markets capped off a stellar first quarter after a dismal end to 2018. In fact, every major global equity market is in positive territory so far in 2019. Fixed income markets also had strong quarterly performance. While equity markets tend to do well when investors are feeling optimistic about […]