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Our Perspective - This Is Not Our First Rodeo

10 October, 2019

In this four-minute video, Counsel’s Chief Investment Strategist, Rana Chauhan, discusses the volatility of the past quarter, and points out that despite the fact that the quarter ended near record highs, we heard a lot of “noise” from the media.... Read more

Our Perspective – A Case of Market Flu

23 January, 2019

our Perspective

In this four-minute video, Counsel’s Chief Investment Strategist, Rana Chauhan, tackles the causes for the recent market volatility, and points out that there is good news that will help see us through this “market flu”. ... Read more

Q1 2018 - MARKET COMMENTARY

23 April, 2018

After a strong start to the year in January, all major stock and bond indexes declined in the first quarter of 2018. Similarly, the Canadian dollar was also strong in January but it too reversed direction and declined by the end of the quarter.... Read more

The Gamma Factor – The Value of Advice

30 January, 2018

Three basic questions: • The determinants of having a financial advisor • Assessing the impact of a financial advisor on the value of assets • The gamma factors... Read more

From the Portfolio Management Desk: The Recent News from Greece

9 July, 2015

There has been a lot of speculation over the past few years about Greece’s ability to pay its debt, and its future with respect to its membership in the European Union. The most recent news out of Greece has further fuelled the speculation. On July 5... Read more

John Soutsos - 1st Quarter Market Commentary

15 April, 2015

The Canadian stock market (S&P/TSX Composite Index) and the U.S. stock market (S&P 500 Index) each had weak results in the first quarter in local currency terms with returns, according to Morningstar.com, in the 1-2% range. However, when factoring in... Read more