The You First Blog

“May You Live Long And Prosper ” – Mr. Spock   Farewell To You All I remember that Odette and I started the Weekly Update many years ago in the early 90’s. Back then before the internet we would watch the business news on TV and scramble as fast as we could to write down… Read More

“Well Begun Is Half Done” – Aristotle   TSX Rallies On Resource Stocks Canada’s main stock index rallied on the strength of resource stocks, but shares in BlackBerry plunged after its first-quarter sales failed to meet expectations. The S&P/TSX composite index advanced 99.66 points to 15,319.56, with the base metals and gold sectors leading the… Read More

Weekly Update – June 16, 2017

June 16, 2017
Weekly Update
Frank Mueller

“No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar” – Abraham Lincoln Toronto Stock Exchange Finishes Down For the Week as Financials, Energy and Minerals Slump The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index rose 31.97 points, to finish at 15,192.54, as 6 of the 10 main sectors finished higher than they opened…. Read More

Weekly Update – June 9, 2017

June 9, 2017
Frank Mueller

“An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises” – Mae West Toronto Stock Exchange Rises to End a Busy Week The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index, bolstered by strong Canadian jobs data and gains in the financial sector, rose by 50.12 points to close at 15,473.21 to close out a news-filled week. However,… Read More

“In Nature Nothing Exists Alone” – Rachel Carson   U.S. Markets Hit Records In Spite of Weaker Than Expected Jobs Datat U.S. stock markets shrugged off weaker than expected jobs data and hit all-time highs, while lower oil prices weighed on the Toronto stock market. The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index retreated 27.16 points… Read More