How the Wealthy Barber manages emotions when it comes to investing

Apr 03, 2020 |Robert Thomson

“A lot of people with high IQs are terrible investors because they've got terrible temperaments. You need to keep raw, irrational emotion under control.” – Charlie Munger

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Thoughts from RBC CM's Head of US Equity Strategy

Mar 25, 2020 |Robert Thomson
Attached is a link to a conversation with RBC Capital Market's Head US Equity Strategist, Lori Calvasina. Conversation with RBC CM's Lori Calvasina This call was recorded on Monday March 23rd, Lori is a little technical in her explanations, so it may...
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A conversation with Jim Allworth, RBC DS's Chief Investment Strategist,

Mar 20, 2020 |Robert Thomson

RBC DS's Chief Investment Strategist discusses his perspectives on the current market, and what he sees ahead.

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A note to our clients

Mar 16, 2020 |Robert Thomson

We’re all witnessing some unsettling events right now. Dijana Tara and I wanted to reach out this morning to let you know that we are here, and if any of you wish to reach out and discuss your portfolios, please contact us directly.

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Article on Coronavirus concerns and Drop in Oil Prices

Mar 10, 2020 |Robert Thomson

Yesterday saw a large sell of on the markets caused by further concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, coupled with Saudi Arabia's decision to begin an oil price war.  Here are some positive things to consider..

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The Coronavirus and its impact on the global economy

Feb 04, 2020 |Robert Thomson

The Corona Virus outbreak in China is alarming. Rather than attempting to pinpoint the likely extent of the virus, we'll take a look at historical data to establish some reference points for how markets might react.

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Holiday Blog: 10 Songs that never get old

Dec 16, 2019 |Robert Thomson

For a little fun I decided to put together a list of songs that I never seem to get tired listening to, and write a bit of a story about them.

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2020 Global Outlook

Nov 20, 2019 |Robert Thomson

Economic outlook: though we expect markets to rise, we are also more cautious than at any time in the past decade.

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Exercise Caution, Is it different this time?

Nov 12, 2019 |Robert Thomson

Though indications are that the market will continue to rise, the economy is slowing and it would be prudent as investors to be cautious.  There is now a greater chance that a shock, could hasten the drop and push us into recession

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Recent Market Activity

Aug 15, 2019 |Robert Thomson

The last two weeks have been volatile with concerns about the US / China trade war and yesterday’s news about the 10 yr rate and the tilting yield curve is an early indicator of a potential recession.

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