The You First Blog

“I think you have to learn that there’s a company behind every stock and there’s only one real reason why stocks go up. Companies go from doing poorly to doing well or small companies grow to large companies” – Peter Lynch   Weekly Update – By The Numbers North America The TSX closed at 16,013,… Read More

“Investing should be like watching paint dry or watching grass grow. If you want excitement…go to Las Vegas” – Paul Samuelson North America The TSX closed at 16,255, down -101 points or -0.62% over the past week. YTD the TSX is up 0.28%. The DOW closed at 25,967, up 177 points or 0.69% over the… Read More

“Money may not buy happiness, but I’d rather cry in a Jaguar than on the bus” – Francoise Sagan   Weekly Update – By The Numbers North America The TSX closed at 16,356, up 32 points or 0.20% over the past week. YTD the TSX is up 0.91%. The DOW closed at 25,790, up 121… Read More

“The stock market is a no-called-strike game. You don’t have to swing at everything – you can wait for your pitch. The problem when you’re a money manager is that your fans keep yelling ‘Swing, you bum!’” – Warren Buffett   Weekly Update – By The Numbers North America The TSX closed at 16,324, down… Read More

“Paying good wages is not charity at all – it is the best kind of business” – Henry Ford   Weekly Update – Ontario Minimum Wage Hike Update July jobs numbers showed Ontario payrolls jumping by 0.8 per cent, with provincial unemployment dropping to 5.4 per cent. This jobless rate is the second-lowest in the… Read More

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