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  • Why Canada’s housing and household debt risks remain contained

    Why Canada’s housing and household debt risks remain contained

    Canadian households carry notoriously high levels of debt. But when considering the income side as well, the picture reveals that risks remain contained, explains MD's Rachael Moir.

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  • Year of the IPO: Better to catch a ride on a unicorn than to invest in one

    Year of the IPO: Better to catch a ride on a unicorn than to invest in one

    The Year of the Unicorn: Why betting on the next great company can be risky business, and why traditional fundamentals still matter when valuing and selecting investments.

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  • Why I think Canada will avoid a recession next year and the loonie will outperform

    Why I think Canada will avoid a recession next year and the loonie will outperform

    While the risk of a U.S. and global recession has increased, Canada should avoid a downturn in 2020. The loonie should outshine its G10 counterparts over the next 12 months, says MD's Rachael Moir.

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  • After 40 days and 40 nights, election won't shift economic tides

    After 40 days and 40 nights, election won't shift economic tides

    Canada’s federal election results brought no real surprises to markets, and our current outlook on markets remains steady.

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  • Why it’s nearly time to reduce exposure to longer-term bonds

    Why it’s nearly time to reduce exposure to longer-term bonds

    With no recession in sight and global growth turning around, investors should prepare for a yield curve steepening, says MD's Rachael Moir.

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  • Changing seasons, changing perspectives

    Changing seasons, changing perspectives

    At MD Financial Management, we believe that health and wellness are life’s most valuable assets.

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  • Welcome to the new md.ca

    Welcome to the new md.ca

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  • Why Canada could be a good hedge for investors believing a global recession looms

    Why Canada could be a good hedge for investors believing a global recession looms

    Canada could outperform other developed economies amid a slowing global and continue to beat economists’ expectations about domestic growth. Rachael Moir, Quantitative Investment Analyst, explains why

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  • Announcing the members of the inaugural MD Physician Council

    Announcing the members of the inaugural MD Physician Council

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  • Facebook's new cryptocurrency: Virgo thinks Libra could be a game changer

    Facebook's new cryptocurrency: Virgo thinks Libra could be a game changer

    Facebook says it will launch Libra, its own cryptocurrency, in the first half of 2020. Facebook hopes to appease regulators and that the asset-backed “stablecoin" will become a widely used, global cur

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  • U.S. Federal Reserve rate cut takes us back to 1998

    U.S. Federal Reserve rate cut takes us back to 1998

    As most expected, the U.S. Federal Reserve reversed its rate hike path and cuts its target rate by 0.25%. Patrick Ercolano, Assistant Vice President, discusses the change in direction and what it mean

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  • Why I am not turning bearish on the U.S. dollar and the euro

    Why I am not turning bearish on the U.S. dollar and the euro

    In a race to the bottom for both interest rates and currencies, U.S. President Donald Trump and the European Union are nominating personalities openly supporting easy monetary policy to join the Fed a

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  • Concerns about slowing U.S., Canada economy are valid but overdone

    Concerns about slowing U.S., Canada economy are valid but overdone

    Fears of a recession are widespread. But Rachael Moir, Quantitative Investment Analyst, explains why we think growth expectations, and therefore the U.S. 10-year yield, will rebound over the second ha

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  • Please don't sweat the tweet stuff, as U.S.–China rift tests markets

    Please don't sweat the tweet stuff, as U.S.–China rift tests markets

    Investors need to look past the Tweets about the U.S.–China trade rift: What’s more important is actual trade policy and measuring how it impacts the economy.

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  • Staying patient: Why interest rates won't move in 2019

    Staying patient: Why interest rates won't move in 2019

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  • Canadian equities: Hitching a ride on a strong U.S. economy and a rebounding China

    Canadian equities: Hitching a ride on a strong U.S. economy and a rebounding China

    Canadian equities climbed to new highs shrugging off recent negative news. After being underweight for 21 months, Rachael Moir, Quantitative Investment Analyst, explains what we think about equities.

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  • U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Powell: There isn't a strong case to move interest rates

    U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Powell: There isn't a strong case to move interest rates

    The U.S. Federal Reserve kept its key target rate the same and lowered expectations of a rate change in the future. Markets react negatively to the news.

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  • The truth about robo-advisors

    The truth about robo-advisors

    The robots are coming—and it could be a very good thing for your finances.

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  • Chinese growth has slowed and the rest of the world with it

    Chinese growth has slowed and the rest of the world with it

    While China isn't at risk of losing its leading position among global economies, Chinese growth is slowing down. As policymakers in China address the slowdown, other countries are also feeling the eff

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  • Federal budget 2019

    Federal budget 2019

    The 2019 federal budget (Budget 2019) was tabled on Tuesday, March 19, by federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau.

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