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COVID-19 market update: Lockdowns easing, global cases rising
Markets rallied, pandemic restrictions are easing, new cases are on the rise. Things are far from normal as we prepare for what’s next.
What’s up with bond yields? Wesley Blight explains.
Wesley Blight explains fixed income yield, its relationship to other important economic variables, and why it matters now.
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Cautious U.S. Federal Reserve holds rates near zero
Unsurprisingly, the U.S. Federal Reserve holds interest rates near zero and continues with quantitative easing to support markets amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Bank of Canada holds rates steady as financial conditions begin to improve
The Bank of Canada leaves interest rates unchanged as conditions improve. It remains accommodative as the economy is far from operating at full capacity.
Ian Taylor provides an update on the U.S.-China relationship
Ian Taylor provides an update on the U.S.-China relationship, why it’s important, why it’s complicated, and expectations going forward.
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Adjusting to the new normal – Adjusting to the COVID-19 pandemic
Cities across North America have started to relax COVID-19-related restrictions, but things are still far from normal.
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Are you rethinking risk in these turbulent times?
When stock markets fall — as they did during the COVID-19 pandemic — it can be an opportunity to ask whether you've overestimated your risk tolerance. Learn more.
What does a negative oil price mean?
Oil prices go negative because of plentiful supply, low demand driven by COVID-19, and finite storage capacity.
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Craig Maddock and Ian Taylor on Q1 2020: Reviewing market and MD Portfolio performance amid the COVID-19 pandemic
Craig Maddock and Ian Taylor recap the first quarter of 2020, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, MD Portfolio performance and expectations for what’s ahead.
The Bank of Canada takes further steps to support financial markets
The Bank of Canada took additional steps to ensure a properly functioning financial market, while leaving interest rates unchanged.
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COVID-19 market update: China coming back online?
China is starting to lift restrictions and is showing signs of returning to normal as the rest of the world locks down in attempts to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 market update: Craig Maddock on markets, our outlook, and our strategy
Craig Maddock, VP and Senior Portfolio Manager at MD Financial Management provides a look into current market conditions, MD’s outlook, and what MD is doing to protect client portfolios.
Portfolio positioning update: Dealing with current market conditions
COVID-19 uncertainties have sent markets lower. Here’s a look at how MD Financial Management is actively managing portfolios to protect values during the downturn.
What does the COVID-19 market shock mean for retiring or retired physicians?
What does the coronavirus (COVID-19) market shock mean for retiring or retired physicians? If you’re wondering what to do next, here’s some advice.
Soothing the economic impact of COVID-19: Coordinated central bank policy and more
Central banks around the world have decreased interest rates and injected billions of dollars into their economies to prevent the coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis from becoming a financial crisis.
Staying in control: How to avoid emotional investing
With market volatility picking up again, it’s important to remember and avoid these common investing pitfalls.
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.
How to use income splitting to keep more of your money
Income splitting lets a higher-income earning spouse equalize their income with their lower-earning partner to effectively lower their overall tax bill. Learn how.
Physicians and their finances: 4 top FAQs
As you transition to practice, there's a lot to do and think about from a financial perspective. Here are four frequently asked questions from medical residents.
Expect fixed income returns to moderate going forward
Rates are low and investors are seeking higher-yielding investments. This has driven bond prices up in recent months. It’s been great for investors, but the trend cannot continue indefinitely.