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.

  • 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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  • 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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  • Sector Scan: The Future of Retail and Other Existential Thoughts from the Mall

    Sector Scan: The Future of Retail and Other Existential Thoughts from the Mall

    Brick and mortar retailing still provides solid returns, but we do need to try and understand trends that will drive success for retailers in the future.

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  • U.S. Federal Reserve Raises Rates as the Economy Continues to Strengthen

    U.S. Federal Reserve Raises Rates as the Economy Continues to Strengthen

    In a nearly unanimous decision, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announced on December 13 that it will increase the federal funds target rate by 0.25%.

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  • Even With a New Chairman, It Will Be Business as Usual at The Fed

    Even With a New Chairman, It Will Be Business as Usual at The Fed

    The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) met this week and the outcome was...well, kind of boring. Investors the world over expected them to hold on interest rates, and they did just that.

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  • Don’t Forget the Cranberry Sauce: Pharmacy Deal Adds Gravy to a Grocery Chain

    Don’t Forget the Cranberry Sauce: Pharmacy Deal Adds Gravy to a Grocery Chain

    If you’ll be shopping to make Thanksgiving dinner this weekend, your favourite grocery store might be the scene of an epic food fight. Canada’s Big Three food retailers have been waging an ongoing...

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  • Sector Scan: Hold the phone! Why cord-cutting won’t kill the telcos

    Sector Scan: Hold the phone! Why cord-cutting won’t kill the telcos

    Every month, we examine one stock market sector’s role in the economy and how investors can benefit from it. This month, MD Portfolio Manager, Edward Golding takes a closer look at telcos, where...

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  • Digesting a Grocery Deal: The Whole Foods Takeover

    Digesting a Grocery Deal: The Whole Foods Takeover

    When my wife and I do groceries, we always shop using the Flipp app—it lets us price-match the week’s best deals and save money at our local Real Canadian Superstore. The use of a digital app on...

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  • Why, Even in a Jet Age, We Still Ride the Rails

    Why, Even in a Jet Age, We Still Ride the Rails

    As I recently reclined aboard VIA Rail train #656 on my way home from Montreal to Ottawa, I couldn’t help but appreciate how comfortable the journey was, compared to my usual trip by air. The ride...

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