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“Between Two Evils I Always Pick The One I Never Tried Before” – Mae West TSX Flat While U.S. Markets Continue Rally The Toronto Stock Exchange’s main index gained a meagre fraction of a point Friday, while major U.S. indexes hit record highs. The S&P/TSX composite index gained 0.24 of a point to 15,075.44. In… Read More

Weekly Update November 22 2016

November 22, 2016
Weekly Update
Terry Broaders

“All The War Propaganda, All The Screaming And Lies And Hatred Comes Invariably From People Who Are Not Fighting” -George Orwell TSX Edges Higher While New York Stock Markets Fall The Toronto Stock Exchange made a slight advance Friday, while New York stock markets shed some of their worth following a tumultuous period after the… Read More

After a long and bitter campaign, the Donald Trump Republican party has firmly taken control of Capitol Hill, winning the Presidency, the Senate and the House of Representatives. While portfolio managers were positioned for a Hillary Clinton victory, the markets have been positive to a clear, uncontested election result and a pro-business president. The market… Read More

“Intimidation, Harassment and Violence Have No Place In a Democracy” -Mo Ibrahim North American Markets Lower Ahead of Election Uncertainty around the U.S. election continued to weigh on stock markets, pushing the S&P 500 to its ninth consecutive decline. In Toronto, the S&P/TSX composite index gave back 74.17 points to close at 14,509.25. South of… Read More

“One Can Find So Many Pains When The Rain Is Falling ” -John Steinbeck TSX Little Changed As Miners Gain, Banks and Energy Slip Canada’s main stock index fell on Friday, with a drop in oil prices weighing on energy stocks and heavyweight financial names also slipping. The index shed 1% on the week, after… Read More