Corrections are common in midterm years, and so are follow-on rallies

Mid Term Election Year Corrections and Rallies

Oct 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

Oct 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

Feb 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

Jul 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

Sep 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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