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Opa! Greece declares financial independence
Greece finally ends its bailout, symbolizing the end of the European debt crisis. Things are improving but ...
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Not all digital investing platforms are made equal
Introducing MD ExO Direct, Canada’s only digital investment platform made specifically for Canadian physicians and their families.
Making improvements: Updating our portfolio strategy to better achieve your financial goals
Over the past decade, the investment industry has changed and evolved. Learn how MD is updating it’s portfolio strategy with the goal of improving client portfolios.
No surprises: The Bank of Canada maintains target overnight rate as economic data remains in line with April Monetary Policy Report
No surprises in the latest rate announcement from the Bank of Canada as economic data remains inline with expectations from the Bank’s April Monetary Policy Report.
Five key findings about how Canadian physicians are preparing for retirement
The MD Physician Retirement Readiness Study explores how Canadian physicians are thinking about and preparing for retirement.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Bank of Canada holds interest rates steady in the face of weaker economic growth
The Bank of Canada (BoC) announced it is maintaining the country's target overnight rate at 1.75% on Wednesday morning.
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