Weight loss drugs: Impacts you never thought of

October 19, 2023 |Jeremy Goldfarb
There has been constant chatter on the potential impact of GLP-1 drugs, in the battle against obesity. In fact, the growing volume of this chatter makes it awfully hard to go a day, without seeing a commercial, or thought piece on the matter. If you are...
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Attention First Time Home Buyers: The FHSA

September 20, 2023 |Jeremy Goldfarb
Young investors! Do you dream of one day owning your first home? Seasoned investors. Do you know a young investor in your life that one day dreams of owning their first home? This post is for you. New in 2023, allow me to introduce you to the First Home...
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Winning streak south of the border

July 27, 2023 |Jeremy Goldfarb
The Dow (DJIA) posted its longest winning streak since 1987, finishing in the green for the 13th straight session. Over that period, the index has gained about 5%. Given the expected open today, the winning streak could be extended to a 14th session,...
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Titan - the thirst for adventure, and the cost

June 22, 2023 |Jeremy Goldfarb
Today's post is one of those that is not investment centric in any way. I suppose I could go into some metaphorical comparative of risk/reward, and how investment management is the same tradeoff analysis, but I won't. I am simply fascinated by the story...
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US interest rates: A realistic alternative

June 08, 2023 |Jeremy Goldfarb
For today, just a chart and 3 quick points. Check out the journey US interest rates have been on, and where they are now! The 3 points 1- with the exception of a minor blip, interest rates have been basement dwellers for almost 2 decades. 2- there is...
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Home prices hanging in there

May 31, 2023 |Jeremy Goldfarb
A recent RBC economics report shows that North American housing prices are still hanging in there, despite higher interest rates. In fact, April data shows that housing activity has seen a major acceleration. The data south of the border is similar, highlighted...
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What is a trigger rate?

November 23, 2022 |Jeremy Goldfarb
I have worked in the world of finance for over 20 years now, and I can count on one hand, the amount of times I have heard the term "trigger rate". I heard it today though, and thought I would share with you: the Trigger rate on a variable rate mortgage...
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Take your kid to work day!

November 02, 2022 |Jeremy Goldfarb
Today I got to take my son to work with me. Across Ontario (and many other parts of the country from what I understand) the 9th graders were blessed with the incredible privilege of joining one of their parents at work. I think it's an excellent idea...
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How about that dollar huh?

October 19, 2022 |Jeremy Goldfarb
The US dollar (that's the one I was talking about in the title) has been on a meteoric tear, during the back half of this year. I though it appropriate to include the latest installment of the George Davis Report. George is the Chief Technical Strategist...
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Forget mortgage rates, look at what CRA is charging

October 06, 2022 |Jeremy Goldfarb
Better pay those taxes you owe amigo, or Johnny Canuck is coming for you (I just learned that Johnny Canuck is the Canadian equivalent of Uncle Sam in the US). More specifically, if you have any taxes owing, the rate of interest charged to you just went...
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