What is Pat’s commentary for the week of July 28, 2015

The drop in the stock market in the past few weeks is spurring renewed interest in market timing—the practice of trying to predict future trends and turning points in stock prices. For most people, this is wasted if not harmful effort.

Random events tend to… Read More

Behind the Headlines September, 2007

The Canadian economy grew at an annualized rate of 3.4% in the second quarter, well ahead of the Bank of Canada’s forecast of 2.8%. That followed strong growth of 3.9% in the first quarter.

Consumer spending, which makes up almost 60% of our economy, grew at… Read More