Why ESG is outperforming the market

Apr 27, 2020 |Alex Albrecht
On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, sustainability may seem like the last thing on a troubled market’s mind. And yet, through the crisis, ESG-focussed investments have outperformed the market, and may be positioned to excel as governments design the...
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How COVID-19 is affecting investment strategies

Apr 27, 2020 |Alex Albrecht
The global pandemic has roiled financial markets and changed the game for investors. For the past several weeks, investors have been tested on multiple fronts: lower risk premiums thanks to unprecedented central bank stimulus, disrupted business models...
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A downturn like no other

Apr 27, 2020 |Alex Albrecht
This may be the darkest quarter on record for the Canadian economy. Our consumer-driven economy could make a rebuild even tougher, as we all tend to our wounds and avoid public places for months to come. As GDP declines and unemployment reaches unprecedented...
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The Eurozone’s Next Crisis

Apr 24, 2020 |Alex Albrecht
Good news, the rate of growth of new COVID-19 cases in Europe appears to be slowing. Bad news, the economic cost is just beginning to hit home. With a deep and broad recession underway, the eurozone is again divided over how to stabilize the economy and...
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What investors need to know about the Coronavirus correction

Mar 05, 2020 |Thomas Garretson

After a brutal week for stocks, markets expect a flurry of Fed cut rates. But already low Treasury yields are only moving to new record lows.

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