September 5th, 2021

September Stock Markets

September Stock Markets As we all technically head back to business and some back to school, stock markets enter September at new highs.  But that could quickly change as new economic data shows slowing production and manufacturing.  As well, recent consumer data has also shown weak with spending slowing.  This may be in part due […]

July 18th, 2021

Stock Market Weekend Update

Stock Market Weekend Update After spending much of the week in positive territory, stock markets sold off on Friday.  Investments within the small and mid cap companies have been declining while the large cap and mega cap stocks have been holding up.   But last week also saw breakdowns in some of these large and […]

July 20th, 2020

Earnings Season Kicks Into Full Gear

Earnings Season Kicks Into Full Gear. Stocks look to build on recent gains as Q2 corporate earnings season will show how operations handled the COVID-19.  Investors will look for clues in the shifts of consumer spending profiles and how companies are adapting.  Technology companies come into centre stage with big names like Tesla Inc, IBM, […]

April 20th, 2020

Stock Markets At Inflection Point

Stock markets at inflection point after a strong rally off the lows around 2200 on the $SPX S&P500.  Equities have benefitted from the massive stimulus as the Fed has expanded its balance sheet to above $8 Trillion.  Significant risks remain for when businesses can reopen and citizens to be out in public amongst one another. […]

July 5th, 2019

July 5 2019 Game Plan

Global stock markets are trending lower after the US monthly jobs numbers came in much higher than expected.  This result, will put upward pressure on the $USD and cause some uncertainty with investors towards a fed rate cut probabilities decreasing due to strong unemployment numbers.   $GOLD is the biggest loser today down $20 to […]

January 12th, 2019

Weekly Review January 12-13 2019

  Strong week in the markets as the major indexes rallied on the back of dovish comments from the $FOMC Federal Open Market Committee to slow the pace of interest rate increases.  This helped the markets recover somewhat from steep declines to end 2018, the $SPX finished the week up 2.54%, the $DOW30 Index up […]