The You First Blog

“What’s the use of happiness? It can’t buy you money” — Henny Youngman *Amazon Headquarters Coming to Vancouver Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday that Amazon is expanding its Vancouver tech hub with a new headquarters. This is expected to bring an additional 3,000 high tech jobs to the city in fields including e-commerce technology,… Read More

“It’s tax time. I know this because I’m staring at documents that make no sense to me, no matter how many beers I drink” – Dave Barry   Tax Time is Scam Time We’d like to remind you all that at tax time, there are plenty of robocalls made by fraudsters. Usually, the robocall will… Read More

“Isn’t it appropriate that the month of the tax begins with April Fool’s Day and ends with cries of May Day!” – Robert Knauerhase Throughout the month of April until the end of tax season, our weekly update will consist solely of the market numbers. Remember that if you have any questions or concerns about… Read More

“Markets love volatility” – Christine Lagarde Last week, we advised that the weekly brief will only consist of market numbers until the completion of tax season on April 30th. However, we wanted to provide some perspective on the recent market pullback. Bloomberg has written a great article on the recent volatility. Throughout the current nine-year… Read More

“Globalization and free trade do spur economic growth, and they lead to lower prices on many goods” – Robert Reich Please note that starting next week until the end of April, our weekly update will simply consist of the weekly and year-to-date market numbers. Stock Markets Drop on Tariff Worries Sabre-rattling between the United States… Read More