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“Little Attention Is Paid to People Who Talk Too Much” – Kin Hubbard   TSX Up On Banks and Materials Gain Canada’s main stock index rose on Friday, helped by gains in financials and materials stocks. The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index closed up 75.55 points, or 0.54 per cent, at 13,953.66. It gained… Read More

  History was made this week with the stronger than expected come back of the Liberals lead by the high value and enthusiastic Justin Trudeau. With a majority government in hand, he has all the political power he needs to implement his party platform unimpeded. Trudeau and his Cabinet will be sworn in on November… Read More

“Now and Then an Innocent Person is Sent to the Legislature” – Kin Hubbard   TSX Moves Higher On Financials & Energyl Financial and energy stocks headed higher Friday helping the main index of the Toronto Stock Exchange to close just higher after losses in the previous session. Oil prices headed higher as the US… Read More

World Markets have been very volatile since the summer. The past week has been a welcome reprieve with 6 straight days of recovery but we are bound to see more ups and downs as global growth uncertainty continues. Before I give you a brief fall Economic Outlook, I feel the need to remind you that… Read More

Each year Odette and I complete a thorough review of the investments we use for You First clients. We cover the entire Canadian mutual fund spectrum and eventually narrow it down to a list we are comfortable recommending. There is much more to a fund then merely its rate of return. Here are some of… Read More