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“We May Have All Come On Different Ships, But We’re In The Same Boat Now” -Martin Luther King   TSX Outperforms Friday Despite Oil Decline Canada’s main stock market index managed to close higher Friday while most of the rest of the world’s markets reported losses. The narrow gains came despite further decline in oil… Read More

“There Is No Chance The iphone Is Going To Get Significant Market Share” -Steve Balmer, 2007, Microsoft CEO   Pain on The Markets As Oil Falls Below U.S.$36 Another big drop in the price of oil sent North American equity markets into sharp retreat Friday in a sell-off that also took the commodity-sensitive Canadian dollar… Read More

“Guns and Bombs, Rockets and Warships Are All Symbols of Human Failure” – President Lyndon B. Johnson   TSX Index Lags N.Y. Markets as U.S. Jobs Data Impresses North American stock markets finished the Friday session higher led by a gain of nearly 370 points on the Dow after another month of solid U.S. jobs… Read More

2016 TFSA limit reduced to $5500

December 8, 2015
Odette Morin

  It’s official. Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced yesterday that for 2016, the TFSA limit will be brought back to $5500. The 2015 limit will remain at $10,000. If you have already signed a form to process your contributions in January, we will adjust the contribution amount to $5500 to ensure that you stay within… Read More

Weekly Update December 1 2015

December 1, 2015
Weekly Update
Terry Broaders

“My IQ is One of the Highest and You All Know It.” -Donald Trump   TSX Slips Friday after Oil, Gold Slump Canada’s main stock index fell on Friday, led by weakness in gold stocks after gold fell to the lowest in five years, while energy shares fell after fresh concern about China helped drive… Read More