Introducing the MD Physician Council
The MD Physician Council will be made up of a diverse group of family physicians, specialists and other key...
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5 Real-life market insights from a holiday in China
Returning home to Canada after a vacation in China, an MD investment manager shares market insights drawn from the country’s growing urban middle class.
Staying patient: Why interest rates won't move in 2019
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.
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.
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
Spring 2019: Macroeconomic review
Global markets rebounded strongly in the first quarter of 2019, recouping late 2018 losses. We remain optimistic as a neutral U.S. Federal Reserve is supportive, and early signs of Chinese stabilizati
Stocks and popcorn: A night out at the movies
Avengers: Endgame is due out next week, and fans couldn't be more excited. More blockbusters like Star Wars and Toy Story are on the way later this year. Here's a look at some stocks set to benefit fr
The Bank of Canada is unlikely to raise rates any time soon
As expected, the Bank of Canada didn’t raise interest rates this week and have indicated that they won’t be raising any time soon. We take a look at the BoCs rationale and its latest Monetary Policy.
Spring 2019: MD Platinum Global Private Equity Update
Please join Craig Maddock, Vice President, and Edward Golding, Assistant Vice President with the Investment Management and Strategy team, as they discuss performance, investments, trends and new MD Pl
Spring 2019: Fixed income is still important
Assistant Vice Presidents with the IMS team here at MD, chat about the evolution of MDs fixed income solutions and the opportunities that investors should be excited about.
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.
Spring 2019 market outlook: Stock market rebound puts the focus back on the global economy
Global equity markets made a comeback the first quarter of 2019, rebounding from 2018 losses. Read what to expect next, in commentary by the Investment Management and Strategy team at MD Financial.
Shut down the border! What a U.S.-Mexico border closure could mean
Donald Trump is threatening to close the U.S.-Mexico border if Mexico doesn't do something about migrants travelling through on their way to the U.S. Here's a look at what a border shutdown would look
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
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
Federal Budget 2019
The 2019 federal budget (Budget 2019) was tabled on Tuesday, March 19, by federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau.
What do emerging markets and medical students have in common? They may need a loan
As med students transition from school to practice, they acquire assets, pay bills and build credit history, improving credit worthiness. Eventually borrowing becomes easier and more affordable.
Your tax return: How to claim the home accessibility credit
The home accessibility tax credit helps make homes safer and more accessible for people with disabilities and the elderly. Claim up to $10,000 each year for a tax savings of $1,500.]
Sticking with the U.S.
As the current bout of U.S. economic expansion approaches the longest in history, Marija Majdoub analyses whether U.S. equities will continue to deliver going forward. Spoiler alert: It is.
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