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Weekly Update March 31 2017

March 31, 2017
Weekly Update
Terry Broaders

“A Dog Is The Only Thing On Earth That Loves You More Than Yourself” – Josh Billings   TSX Ends Lower Despite BlackBerry Jump Canada’s main stock index ended modestly lower on Friday, weighed by financial and railway companies, though better-than-expected results from BlackBerry offset some of the losses as its stock surged. The Toronto… Read More

Weekly Update March 24 2017

March 24, 2017
Weekly Update
Terry Broaders

“We Are Motorhead, And We Play Rock & Roll” – Lemmy Kilmister   TSX Index Extends Recent Rally Canada’s main stock index extended its rally for a third consecutive day on Friday after beginning the week at its lowest level this year, as Wall Street idled on the latest “Trumpcare” news. The Toronto Stock Exchange’s… Read More

Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered the Liberal Government’s 2nd annual budget today called the “Innovation Budget”. Here are the key budget highlights:   The biggest and most welcome news for investors is that no changes were made to the capital gains tax, stock options or dividends inclusion. There were fears that the Liberal government was… Read More

“Replace Negative Thoughts With Positive Thoughts And You’ll Have Positive Results” – Willie Nelson   TSX Slips On Materials And Financials Gold miners and large financial services companies dragged Canada’s main stock index lower Friday, as Wall Street made modest moves. On Bay Street, the S&P/TSX composite index dropped 71.92 points to 15,490.49 with the… Read More

“A Liar Will Not Be Believed, Even When He Speaks The Truth” – Aesop   TSX Makes a Small Gain In Flat Markets On Friday Canada’s main stock index ended barely higher on Friday as sharp gains for gold miners were overshadowed by a slump in shares of Toronto-Dominion Bank after a report it pressured… Read More