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“If You Can’t Explain It To a 6 Year Old, You Don’t Understand It Yourself” -Albert Einstein   TSX Rises Friday After Yellen Speech Canada’s main stock index rose on Friday, led by energy and mining stocks as oil and gold prices gained after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen viewed as supportive… Read More

“When You Talk, You Only Repeat What You Already Know. But If You Listen You May Learn Something” -Dalai Lama XIV   Stocks Close Lower on Friday U.S. and Canadian stocks closed lower Friday, led by declines in utility shares as investors weighed prospects for an interest rate increase in the coming months. The S&P… Read More

“What We Think, We Become” – Buddha   Oil Continues Advance Friday But Markets Mixed The week ended with a flurry of data from some major economies with some negative impact on equities.  Despite oil prices rising by more than 2 per cent – the second day of strong gains – the main TSX index… Read More

“Insults Are The Arguments Employed By Those Who Are In The Wrong ” – Jean Jacques Rousseau   Two Stock Market Indices Post Record Highs Two North American stock indices reached record highs Friday, boosted by a strong job report out of the U.S. The S&P 500 composite index advanced 18.62 to 2,182.87 from a… Read More