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Weekly Update

July 29, 2013
Weekly Update
Terry Broaders

“People Don’t Take Trips…Trips Take People” -John Steinbeck   Quiet Week On Markets The Toronto stock market closed lower Friday amid strong earnings from the tech sector and easing commodity prices as China moves to reform its industrial sector.  The S&P/TSX composite index lost 21 points to 12,648. The Canadian dollar was off 0.09 of… Read More

“Of All the Things I’ve Lost I Miss My Mind the Most” -Ozzy Osbourne   Positive Week for Markets Stocks around the world had a generally solid week especially after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke indicated that the scale and scope of the central bank’s monetary stimulus may remain in place for longer than… Read More

“The Tolerance of Differences is the Measure of Civilization” -Vincent Massey   Best Week for TSX in 7 Months  Canada’s main stock index fell on Friday due to a drop in shares of gold and energy producers, but the U.S. Federal Reserve’s support for monetary stimulus helped the index post its biggest weekly gain in… Read More

Planning for Vacations

July 13, 2013
Odette Morin

Terry and I are just back from a fabulous vacation in the South Pacific today. I sure know that I will be planning my next vacation real soon and need to restart my monthly saving to my travel fund now! A high interest savings account is perfect for this short term objective. Contact us to… Read More

“Honesty Is The First Chapter In The Book of Wisdom” -Thomas Jefferson   Mixed Markets North American markets split direction near midday Friday  with Toronto lower and New York higher as jobs reports in both Canada and the United States came in better than anticipated.  The S&P/TSX composite index dropped 31 points to 12,134. The… Read More