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Shocking Stat – Tiger Woods

Tiger Wood’s Master win immediately goes on the short list of greatest sports comebacks of all time but wait til you hear these stats on how dominant he’s been.

Mike’s Editorial – Most Still Miss the Point on The Trans Mountain Pipeline Dispute

Many Canadians still don’t seem to understand that no matter who’s in power in Alberta the province needs the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion to be built.  The Alberta budget is still $7 billion in the hole while the energy industry has 50,000 fewer workers than just 5 years ago – with thousands of more lay-off to come.

TSX hits all-time high on lift from health care, financials and industrials sectors

Canada’s main stock index hit an all-time high on strength in the health-care sector, which includes many of the country’s big cannabis companies, as well as gains in the financial and industrial sectors.

The S&P/TSX composite index was up…Click here for full article.

Stephen Poloz’s dashboard: The latest charts that matter most to the Bank of Canada

When Statistics Canada publishes the Labour Force Survey early each month, the number that makes the headlines is the net change in employment, or maybe the jobless rate.

Stephen Poloz, the Bank of Canada governor, probably only glances at those figures. He’s interested in more granular elements of the report. For example, as an audience in Moncton heard on Sept. 27, the youth participation rate is an indicator he watches “particularly closely.” You never see…Click here for full article.

Mortgage stress test accounts for up to $15B drop in new mortgages in 2018: CIBC

Ottawa’s new mortgage stress tests accounted for at least half of the decline in new mortgages started last year, according to a new report by CIBC that calls for the measure to be revisited amid a falling housing market.

The total value of new mortgages fell by…Click here for full article.

The Three Assets That Outperformed The S&P Over 20 Years

Last week the world got its first look ever at a black hole, one of those cosmic bodies so supermassive and powerful that not even light can escape its pull. These things literally destroy all matter that comes within their reach, making them the trash compactors of the universe.

Some of you reading this right now can probably point to a few investments you made over the years that had more in common with…Click here for full article.