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“About the time we can make the ends meet, somebody moves the ends” – Herbert Hoover Anthony’s Financial Brief – 2018 Mid-Year Review Following a particularly volatile start to the year in the first quarter, many global equity markets delivered somewhat steadier returns in the second quarter. The MSCI World Index finished the period with… Read More

“Never let facts get in the way of a good story” – Mark Twain Weekly Market Wrap-Up On Friday, US President Trump announced a 25 per cent tariff on strategically important Chinese imports, worth around $50 Billion, along with the threat of further tariffs should Beijing impose their own tariffs in kind. Chinese President Xi… Read More

“As history has repeatedly proven, one trade tariff begets another, then another – until you’ve got a full-blown trade war. No one ever wins, and consumers always get screwed” – Mark McKinnon Canada, U.S. Impose Tariffs On One Another Thursday saw volleys of trade tariffs imposed. Citing “national security”, United States Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross… Read More