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“I’m amazed how little politicians seem to have learned from history. Nobody is benefiting from a trade war” – Carlos Moedas Trump Tweetstorm – Following New Chinese Tariffs on Imported US Goods – Pushes Markets Lower to End Week Investors flocked to safe-haven assets on Friday following President Trump’s tweetstorm in response to the Chinese… Read More

The yield curve inverted, and the DOW dropped 800 points. Now what? Yesterday, the DOW dropped 800 points, the single largest drop of 2019. This was largely due to news that the yield curve had – briefly – inverted. It is important to note that yesterday’s yield curve inversion was only temporary, as the 10-year… Read More

“President Trump is taxing the USA masses with import tariffs” – Steven Magee U.S. / China Trade Tensions Update Though most of Canada took time to relax and celebrate the Civic long weekend, the U.S. and China missed the memo. Both sides have taken steps to escalate their ongoing trade dispute over the course of… Read More

“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person” – Mignon McLaughlin   Wedding Announcement! After a 30-year courting period, we are proud to announce that Odette Morin and Terry Broaders tied the knot in a private ceremony at Stanley Park on Friday, July 26th. Staying true to their financial… Read More

“Trade does not require force. Free trade consists simply in letting people buy and sell as they want to buy and sell. It is protection that requires force, for it consists in preventing people from doing what they want to do” – Henry George Boris Johnson Confirmed as New British Prime Minister In the wake… Read More