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Are the markets running out of momentum?

Are the markets running out of momentum?

The global economy continued to recover and expand in 2021, but it was a topsy-turvy month due to events in Afghanistan, the Delta variant spreading and speculation about the Federal Reserve’s interest rate policy and bond-buying program.U.S., Canadian and global...

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What’s in store for 2021?

Happy New Year! I trust everyone had a safe and healthy holiday season. If you told me back in March 2020 we would end the year with a positive rate of return I would never have believed it. Yet here we are living in one of the most uncertain times of a generation and...

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Perspective of Managing the Impact of a Pandemic

Perspective of Managing the Impact of a Pandemic

I hope you and your families are keeping safe and healthy.As we close the first quarter of 2020, we leave behind a tumultuous, highly volatile, and highly uncertain period. Covid-19 has not only impacted the markets and economies, but our lives and families as well....

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Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

Hope you are keeping safe and healthy. The purpose of my email is to provide you with some useful information as we navigate through this very challenging time. As you may know, the Government has introduced various measures over the last few days on ways individuals...

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COVID-19 Advisory from Security Financial Services

COVID-19 Advisory from Security Financial Services

As COVID-19 (coronavirus) continues to expand globally, we want to communicate our commitment to business continuity while at the same time, ensuring the health and safety of our clients, partners and employees. Here at Security Financial Services, we have the...

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The Outlook For 2020

Welcome to a new year and a new decade. I recently participated in a presentation hosted by the Economic Club of Canada. The big six Canadian banks had their chief economists offer their insights on the current state of the global economy. In addition, I would like to...

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Interest Rate Predications

Interest Rate Predications

Investing in the financial markets is often a challenging experience and, so far in 2019, that has definitely been the case.  Most bond managers have kept their focus on the dramatic decline in interest rates around the world.  Much has been said about the level of...

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Recap of 2018 – Outlook for 2019

Recap of 2018 – Outlook for 2019

Everyone knows how to win. Few know how to lose. Yet the secret to making money in the various markets is knowing how to lose and how to control your losses. In the book Warren Buffet calls the best book ever written on investing, namely Benjamin Graham’s THE...

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