Market Comments:

December 04, 2023 |Nick Hamilton
Over the past 20 months, the proverbial ‘boogie man’ has most certainly been inflation and the interest rate increases which have totaled 5.25% over the same period. This, in addition to the Russia/Ukraine Conflict, also added to negative sentiment. Most...
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Corrections are common in midterm years, and so are follow-on rallies

Mid Term Election Year Corrections and Rallies

October 25, 2018 |Nick Hamilton

When reviewing historical data dating back to 1934, Corrections, pullbacks, and volatile market moves are common in the 12-month period leading up to a U.S. midterm election.

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Market Perspective

October 12, 2018 |Nick Hamilton

Without proper context, we are all at risk of an emotional response which could adversely affect our long term growth goals.

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Graph of market changes

Annual Stock Market Returns and Intra-year Declines

February 16, 2018 |Nick Hamilton

The key observation being that these oscillations​​​​​​​ and volatility are normal for stocks and must be tolerated in order to benefit from the long term growth they can provide within your portfolio.

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Market Context Update - July 2017

July 07, 2017 |Nick Hamilton

In order to post a positive return so far this year you have needed good stock selection within Canada and/or the ownership of some US and Global stocks within your portfolio.

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Dividend Growth Investing

September 15, 2016 |Nick Hamilton

If we consider the tailwinds from demographics and the current yield environment for investments, the Dividend trade could remain in vogue for years to come

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