The You First Blog

In my 28 year career in the investment industry, I had to reassure clients time and time again. Investors get really concerned when they hear Doom & Gloom predictions from well meaning friends or the media. Time and time again I have to remind them to disregard market fluctuations. Good quality investments in a well… Read More

Weekly Update April 25 2016

April 25, 2016
Weekly Update
Terry Broaders

“Compassion is an action word with no boundaries.” – Prince   We are busy doing your taxes.  Our weekly commentary will come back to you on May 6, 2016.  Here are this week’s market numbers. Weekly Market Wrap Up as of April 22, 2016 North America The TSX closed at 13874, up 237 points or… Read More

Want less risks?

April 21, 2016
Odette Morin

In Ben Carlson’s book “A Wealth of Common Sense” you can find this chart called Playing the Probabilities, which illustrates the ultimate volatility-killer: a longer time horizon. What less risks?  Stay invested.

Weekly Update April 18 2016

April 18, 2016
Weekly Update
Terry Broaders

“The Difference Between Death & Taxes Is Death Doesn’t Get Worse” – Will Rogers   North American Markets Close in the Red on Friday North American markets closed slightly lower Friday in anticipation of the weekend’s meeting of OPEC countries that could culminate in an oil production freeze.  The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index… Read More

Weekly Update – April 8, 2016

April 8, 2016
Weekly Update
Frank Mueller

TSX REBOUNDS FRIDAY ON STRONG JOBS NUMBERS, OIL SURGE The S&P/TSX Composite closed the week at 13,396.73, down 0.3% for the week. At a 2.9% gain year-to-date, Toronto’s main index continues to trail only New Zealand’s index – the world’s best 2016 performer. While down much of the week, a Friday surge, spurred by encouraging… Read More