A synchronized global economic expansion is driving growth in corporate profits and in turn propelling world stock markets to record highs.  After years of policy stimulus, 2017 global growth should clock in at the strongest since 2011.  There’s more good news; leading economic indicators suggest th...

January 5, 2018

Global growth was better than expected during 2017, causing the International Monetary Fund to raise its GDP growth estimates for both 2017 & 2018 to 3.6% and 3.7% respectively. The synchronized global expansion has shifted the “dovish tone” surrounding several advanced economies central banks towar...

January 5, 2018

The global economy has expanded faster than what forecasters envisioned earlier in 2017 and provides a strong handoff to 2018.  Emerging economies have produced some high growth rates with Asian countries in particular (India and China) at 6.5%.  This level is expected to continue in both 2018 and 2...

February 4, 2017

2016 will be remembered as both eventful and profitable for investors.  Specifically, the Fort McMurray fires were severe and immediately negative to the Canadian economy whereas Brexit and Donald Trump are events which are in development and will shape the political and economic landscape for many...

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