Trade War - Who Really Wins

May 30, 2019 |Samuel Gorenstein
The real beneficiaries from Trump’s tariffs on Chinese goods are China’s neighbors, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. The two key takeaways from the article: “A new report from New York Federal Reserve economists, together with U.S....
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Canadian Real Estate Price Outlook by City

May 23, 2019 |Samuel Gorenstein

Canadian Real Estate

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BoC adopts cautious tone – government bonds up, Loonie down

Apr 24, 2019 |Samuel Gorenstein

The Bank of Canada met today and kept the overnight lending rate unchanged at 1.75%. There was a strong reaction in the bond market to the changes that were made to the outlook of the domestic economy within the BoC’s statement and Monetary Policy Re

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Most Expensive Global Real Estate Markets

Apr 17, 2019 |Samuel Gorenstein

CBRE’s 2019 Global Living report was recently released which examines housing market trends in 35 global cities. The top 4 most expensive cities maintain the same position as last year: Hong Kong (average home price of US$1,235,220), Singapore, ($8

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Dovish Fed | Inverted curve | Mueller | Canadian budget

Mar 27, 2019 |Samuel Gorenstein
This Week in the Markets: Dovish Fed The U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) left its policy rate unchanged and scaled back its economic assessment last week, delivering on a widely anticipated tilt toward a more dovish setting. The central bank’s growth outlook...
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Market Positioning

Mar 26, 2019 |Samuel Gorenstein

The world’s major stock markets suffered double-digit declines in the second half of 2018 due to trade tariffs, rising rates and a global slowdown. The market has essentially bounced back with easing trade tension, communication from the Federal Rese

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