Market Outlook

Market Mayhem

Worries over emerging markets continue, but North America looks poised for a recovery

The stock market has been in quite a funk these last few weeks.

Expectations of a reduction in stimulus   Read More

Where to put new money now

Continue to pursue a dollar-cost averaging program, emphasizing conservative, diversified, large-cap funds. Emerging markets hold appeal for aggressive investors.

OUR CURRENT THINKING: Notwithstanding the possibility of a sharp market correction   Read More

Follow the money

Some of my research involves sentiment indicators, which measure the level of bullish or bearish behavior by two distinct groups of investors.

One group, sometimes referred to as the “smart   Read More

Sector overview

It’s best to diversify across the five main sectors of the economy: finance, utilities, consumer products and services, manufacturing and resources. Each of these broad sectors is made up of   Read More

How to Measure Trends

– Ken Norquay, CMT


 

Is there an economic indicator that can help the average investor sort out the long-term ups and downs of the financial markets?


In my book, Beyond the Bull,   Read More

Healthy Returns

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– John Stephenson, CFA For better or for worse, Obamacare is now the law of the land in the   Read More

Canadian equity market improving

Money Reporter, MPL Communications Inc.
133 Richmond St.W., Toronto, ON, M5H 3M8. 1-800-804-8846
You may have to take a long-term perspective to see it, but the Canadian equity market is gradually improving.   Read More

In the Turning Lane

The MoneyLetter, MPL Communications Inc.
133 Richmond St.W., Toronto, ON, M5H 3M8. 1-800-804-8846

Industrials offer great leverage to an improving economy and will outperform in the months ahead

The market was recently jolted   Read More

How long can you hold?

The Investment Reporter, MPL Communications Inc.
133 Richmond St.W., Toronto, ON, M5H 3M8. 1-800-804-8846

 

How long you invest for-what’s known in the jargon of the investment industry as your ‘time horizon’-is critical   Read More

U.S. Housing

The latest data on U.S. housing starts and retail sales have caused doubts among some observers about the strength of the American economic recovery. In June, housing starts declined 9.9   Read More