Edward Golding

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

  • Responsible investing considerations can create opportunities... even in the automobile industry

    Responsible investing considerations can create opportunities... even in the automobile industry

    Responsible investing has become a focal point for many as awareness has grown on issues surrounding climate change. The rise of these considerations has created new investment opportunities.

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  • Staying supportive: The U.S. Federal Reserve holds on rates to kick off 2020

    Staying supportive: The U.S. Federal Reserve holds on rates to kick off 2020

    As expected, the U.S. Federal Reserve maintained its target federal funds rate and prolonged its asset repurchasing program, to remain supportive of the economy.

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  • International conflict: What worsening U.S.-Iran relations means for markets and your portfolio

    International conflict: What worsening U.S.-Iran relations means for markets and your portfolio

    The recent assassination of Iran’s Qasem Soleimani has increased tensions in the Middle East. MD explores how this escalation will affect the global economy and what it means for investing.

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  • The U.S. Federal Reserve takes the patient approach: Leaves target rate range  unchanged

    The U.S. Federal Reserve takes the patient approach: Leaves target rate range unchanged

    The U.S. Federal Reserve maintained its target rate range at 1.50 to 1.75%. It feels that the current policy will support the continued expansion of economic activity and keep inflation near its 2.0%

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  • U.S. Federal Reserve lowers rates again to support ongoing growth

    U.S. Federal Reserve lowers rates again to support ongoing growth

    The third consecutive rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve was made to sustain economic growth, maintain strong employment and keep inflation near the Fed’s 2.0% objective.

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  • The U.S. tries to tackle soaring drug prices

    The U.S. tries to tackle soaring drug prices

    Whether U.S. lawmakers move to lower drug prices before or after the 2020 election, we expect uncertainty to weigh on the value of pharma stocks.

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  • Divided Federal Open Market Committee cuts target rate

    Divided Federal Open Market Committee cuts target rate

    Predictions turned out to be true when the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates by 0.25% and set the new target rate at 1.75% to 2.00%

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  • Forget trade wars, welcome to the chicken sandwich wars

    Forget trade wars, welcome to the chicken sandwich wars

    Introducing its new spicy chicken sandwich, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen started a social media spat with their fiercest competitor Chick-fil-A. Feathers were ruffled but it appears everyone came out a w

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  • 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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