Edward Golding

Edward Golding, CFA, MBA, is an Assistant Vice President with the Investment Management and Strategy team at MD Financial Management. He oversees the Canadian, Dividend and U.S. equity mutual funds and investment pools at the firm.

  • Canadian real estate: A tale of two

    Canadian real estate: A tale of two

    We look at current real estate conditions in Canada and the different ways you can add this alternative asset class to your portfolio. Beyond public Canadian real estate investments, global private co

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  • The role of IPOs: Why we chose not to ride with Lyft

    The role of IPOs: Why we chose not to ride with Lyft

    Ride sharing company Lyft can teach us about the importance of initial public offerings (IPOs) and the challenges to assessing and investing in IPOs.

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  • Maximum employment and 2% inflation: The Fed holds rates steady

    Maximum employment and 2% inflation: The Fed holds rates steady

    As expected, the U.S. Federal Reserve did not raise interest rates this week and have indicated that they won’t be raising them in 2019. They site solid labour markets, slowing economic conditions and

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  • It's time for active management to shine

    It's time for active management to shine

    It's been a challenging decade for active managers focused on U.S. stocks. But things are changing as market volatility returns to more normal levels, giving active managers an opportunity to shine.

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  • U.S. Federal Reserve: More patient on future rate hikes and the economy is still booming

    U.S. Federal Reserve: More patient on future rate hikes and the economy is still booming

    The Fed kept interest rates steady in this week’s announcement, stressing the word ‘patience.’ That wasn’t a surprise, the surprise was their tone regarding plans for determining future rate changes.

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  • Bricks, mortar and commercial real estate

    Bricks, mortar and commercial real estate

    While it can be daunting to invest directly in commercial real estate, a private real estate pool can give access to global properties that are neither publicly owned nor traded.

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  • U.S. Federal Reserve boosts rate, lowers expectations for 2019

    U.S. Federal Reserve boosts rate, lowers expectations for 2019

    U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) announced it was raising its Fed Fund's rate by 0.25% to 2.25% - 2.50%, making it the fourth interest rate hike of 2018. The unanimous decision was unsurprising given market

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  • The GM Plant Closure: Confessions of an Oshawa kid

    The GM Plant Closure: Confessions of an Oshawa kid

    On November 25th, GM announced the closure of its Oshawa assembly plant. Oshawa native and Portfolio Manager, Edward Golding explains why and what it means for the Oshawa community.

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  • No big surprise as U.S. Fed holds rate steady

    No big surprise as U.S. Fed holds rate steady

    The U.S. Federal Reserve decided to keep their target interest rate range at 2.00% - 2.25%. But we can expect further hikes soon as the Fed makes it clear that economic conditions warrant it.

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  • U.S. Federal Reserve announces third interest rate hike of the year

    U.S. Federal Reserve announces third interest rate hike of the year

    The U.S. Federal Reserve today announced its widely anticipated third interest rate hike of 2018, shifting the central bank’s target range up by 0.25% to 2.00% – 2.25%, the highest rate posted in...

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  • Sector Scan: So long telecom, as markets rejig to reflect digital era

    Sector Scan: So long telecom, as markets rejig to reflect digital era

    For once, I am 100% confident to predict a big change coming in the stock market you should know about: entire industries are about to be reshuffled.On September 28th, the S&P 500 Index and MSCI...

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  • U.S. Fed holds rate steady amidst strong economic data

    U.S. Fed holds rate steady amidst strong economic data

    Today, members of the Federal Open Market Committee voted unanimously to hold the target range of the federal funds rate steady at 1.75% to 2.00%. Interest rates remain accommodative in the midst...

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  • You can still friend me, but I won’t risk an earnings miss

    You can still friend me, but I won’t risk an earnings miss

    I get asked lots of questions from friends and family about stocks and investing in certain companies. Typically, they want to know my opinion about market darlings whose stellar sales and...

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  • Fed Rate Hike Mirrors Strength in U.S. Economy

    Fed Rate Hike Mirrors Strength in U.S. Economy

    The U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) announced its second interest rate hike of 2018 on Wednesday, raising it by 0.25% to 1.75% – 2.00%. This was widely anticipated and no surprise to investors. More...

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  • Sector Scan: Despite Recent Challenges, Tech Continues to Outpace Other Sectors

    Sector Scan: Despite Recent Challenges, Tech Continues to Outpace Other Sectors

    This MD Blog post was written in collaboration with my colleague Mark Fairbairn, Assistant Vice President with the Investment Management and Strategy team here at MD. Earlier in the year, up to 87...

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  • Sector Scan: Despite Recent Challenges, Tech Continues to Outpace Other Sectors

    Sector Scan: Despite Recent Challenges, Tech Continues to Outpace Other Sectors

    This MD Blog post was written in collaboration with my colleague Mark Fairbairn, Assistant Vice President with the Investment Management and Strategy team here at MD. Earlier in the year, up to 87...

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  • U.S. Federal Reserve Holds Rates Steady

    U.S. Federal Reserve Holds Rates Steady

    On May 2, 2018, the U.S. Federal Reserve announced that it will leave interest rates unchanged. The key short-term rate stands at 1.50% to 1.75%.

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  • Sector Scan: Real Estate Offers Generous Yields Compared to Many Other Assets

    Sector Scan: Real Estate Offers Generous Yields Compared to Many Other Assets

    Real estate can be a difficult asset class to invest in because of its illiquid nature. That’s where real estate investment trusts (REITs) come in. Learn more about the benefits and risks of REITs.

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  • Good Economic News Pushes Fed to Make First Rate Hike of 2018

    Good Economic News Pushes Fed to Make First Rate Hike of 2018

    The U.S. Federal Reserve announced Wednesday its first interest rate hike of 2018, shifting up 0.25%, increasing the target rate to 1.50% – 1.75%.

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  • Sector Scan: A Tale of Two Energy Markets

    Sector Scan: A Tale of Two Energy Markets

    The energy sector has a significant impact on the Canadian economy and a material weighting in Canada’s main equity benchmark, the S&P/TSX Composite Index. Here's our analysis of the trends driving it

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