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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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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
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
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
From Teslas to lawnmowers: why batteries should be part of your portfolio
As electric cars and portable gadgets gain momentum, so too does the technology powering them. Here’s why we’re adding lithium-ion batteries to the MD Strategic Opportunities Fund.
Best of the web: Travel edition
Ideas for trips, big or small, to go on an adventure and some suggestions to help the planet along the way.
Why it's not time to go for the gold: Physical gold has outperformed but gold stocks have not
The price of gold hit a new high recently on the back of trade tensions and ongoing economic uncertainty. This hasn’t translated to better outlooks for gold company stocks in general.
The Bank of Canada holds rates amidst trade tension worries
Trade tensions, global economic uncertainty leads the Bank of Canada to hold interest rates steady
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
How saying "no" to single-use plastics may bring opportunities to investors
As more people rally against plastics, some businesses may stand to gain from more sustainable practices, say the investment management team at MD Financial Management.
Even if you love a big SUV, we're rather 'compact' on auto stocks
While auto giants like Renault and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles may still try to consolidate for survival, we aim to position MD funds and pools to benefit from bigger trends and investment opportunities
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 its 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