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  “I Never Said Most of the Things I Said” – Yogi Berra   TSX Ended The Week On a High Note The Toronto Stock Exchange ended Friday’s session with gains as oil stayed strong and investors considered Thursday’s Fed chair’s speech and Friday’s US GDP data which exceeded expectations at 3.9 per cent.  Federal… Read More

“The Hammer of the Gods Will Drive Our Ships To New Lands” – Plant/Page   TSX Falls Amid U.S. Rate Uncertainty Canada’s main stock index fell on Friday, weighed down by financial and energy stocks and jobs data. The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index closed down 118.10 points, or 0.87 per cent, at 13,478.31…. Read More

Canada slipped in the “technical recession” territory in the first two months of the year as reported by Statistic Canada earlier this week. Economists say however that the contraction should be short-lived. A “technical recession” just means that it has met the technical test of a recession which is two consecutive quarters of negative economic… Read More

“A Public Opinion Poll Is No Substitute for Thought” -Warren Buffett   Energy Lifts TSX at End of Volatile Week Energy stocks, buoyed by a jump in oil prices, led the TSX to close higher Friday, but U.S. stocks were mixed after a two-day rally following comments by a top Federal Reserve official that appeared… Read More