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511, 2019

Credential Market Insights

The S&P/TSX Composite ended the month on a down note as China’s economic data reports revived worries of growth concerns. Also impacting Canada’s main stock exchange, as well as those south of the border, were doubts by Chinese officials on the long-term nature of any trade deals with the U.S. […]

910, 2019

Can the bull market in everything keep going?

Talk about a see-saw ride: Stocks were up and bonds were down in July. Then, stocks were down and bonds were up in August, followed by yet another reversal with stocks going up and bonds going down in September. With each pendulum swing similar themes set the backdrop: the U.S.-China […]

1609, 2019

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 […]

708, 2019

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 […]

3107, 2019

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 […]

207, 2019

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 […]

207, 2019

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 […]

1906, 2019

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 […]

1306, 2019

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. […]

2105, 2019

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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