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Aug 20, 2021
Equities say one thing, commodities say another

U.S. equities are higher this morning, however they are finishing the week lower, commodities continue to languish, oil prices are down 8% on the week with no signs of an uptick. Covid-19 is still the topic of discussion, inflation is still around, but if Covid starts to really impact the global economies then it will […]

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By MoneyWay
Aug 17, 2021
The fourth wave is starting to affect markets and more importantly the North American consumer

North American consumers are starting to reevaluate their short term futures, retail sales in the U.S. fell as expected, but the drop exceeded even the worst estimate. Perhaps last year’s lockdowns, mask mandates, loss of employment income is still etched in their minds. The overall general nervousness is starting to appear. There is no government […]

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By MoneyWay
Aug 12, 2021
Markets are basically unchanged, still assessing Delta Variant

Investors are now pondering as to where we go from here, economically things are great, but what about Covid? Yesterday, there were 155,576 new cases in the U.S., last time numbers were this high was in November of last year. Most, if not all, of the cases are Delta variant strain and most if not […]

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By MoneyWay
Aug 11, 2021
Equities moving a bit higher, U.S. inflation in check

The U.S. Consumer Price Index came in at a reasonable level, giving investors added ammunition to continue buying equities. The DJII reached another intraday high and if it stays there it will be another record close. The key to investors confidence was the core rate of inflation, CPI, excluding energy and food prices, rose by […]

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By MoneyWay
Aug 10, 2021
Equities moving higher so are commodities, Canadian dollar follows suit

Equities continue to trade at recent highs and commodities, particularly oil are trading higher as well, investors believe that the global economy can survive even the recent burst in Delta variant cases. Demand for oil and other energy products has increased giving reason that Western economies can and will do a lot better. The Canadian […]

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By MoneyWay
Jul 30, 2021
Equities finishing the week on a weaker tone but finishes the month in positive territory

Canada’s monthly GDP negative however future looks good. While Q2 earnings by the powerhouse companies mostly came in as expected or even better, Wall Street it seems was not completely satisfied. Most companies produced good numbers, but they seem to give some sort of let’s see what the next quarter brings because we are not […]

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By MoneyWay

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