Investment Environment - Summer 2019

Sep 12, 2019 |Mark Lloyd
High summer in Toronto has coincided with high-water mark values for our investment portfolios. The pivot earlier this year toward a lower interest rate outlook has produced a rally in stock prices, even though the justification for the lower rates is...
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Investment Environment - Spring 2019

Sep 12, 2019 |Mark Lloyd
The first quarter of 2019 completely reversed the fall in stock prices that occurred in the latter part of 2018. My “educated guess” that market traders had employed an “itchy trigger finger” at the first sign of negative economic data proved true. I...
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Investment Environment - Winter 2019

Sep 12, 2019 |Mark Lloyd
The fourth quarter of 2018 brought the biggest storm of market volatility that we have witnessed in a long time. Rising interest rates in the face of some concerning economic numbers provoked investors to press the sell button aggressively. The early...
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