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The Impact of U.S. Election on the Stock Markets

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Despite the vast differences between Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, the race to the White House is going to be close.  But how will the stock market respond to a Trump or Clinton victory after November 8? Historically, there is a strong correlation with stock market returns and presidential elections, […]

Fed Holds Rates Steady as Stock Market Bubble Gets Bigger

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Federal Reserve Worried about Stock Market Bubble Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen announced recently that she will leave interest rates unchanged in the range of 0.25% to 0.5%. The Fed signalled it could still tighten its monetary policy by the end of year as the labor market, she says, is improving. The Fed last raised […]

If the Canadian Housing Bubble Pops, the Stock Market Will Suffer

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Correction in Toronto and Vancouver Real Estate Will Hurt Stocks In sharp contrast to the U.S., the Canadian housing market has been on a tear over the last decade, especially in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and greater Vancouver area. Unfortunately, many economists believe Canadian real estate has been growing too fast and created a […]

Economic Uncertainty in Eurozone Remains

Economic Uncertainty in Eurozone

While the Eurozone economy has not suffered a blow as a result of the Brexit vote, economic uncertainties in its largest economies, namely Germany and France, continue to show that the world’s biggest economic region continues to sputter. This opens up the window on a number of time-sensitive investing opportunities. Eurozone Economy Continues to Look […]

Will These Factors Send Oil Prices Spiralling to Under $30 per Barrel?

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Oil prices may have mounted a strong comeback after hitting a 10-plus-year low under $30 per barrel in February, but the recovery looks like it’s in jeopardy as demand falls on weak economic data, drillers ramp up activity, and outages in key oil-producing areas wind down. This has many calling for crude prices to fall […]