Market Commentary

April 2020 Update

We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality. – Seneca  Widespread fear is your friend as an investor because is serves up bargain purchases. – Warren Buffett Markets I am pleased to report each of the four portfolios outperformed their benchmarks again

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Canadian Government Action & Financial Implications

These are extraordinary times that require extraordinary measures to help our country navigate the financial pressures resulting from the economic climate. The Federal Government announced today measures to help Canadian individuals and business owners cope with the fallout from COVID-19. It is important to understand that most of the measures

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February 2020 Update

For all your days prepare, And meet them ever alike: When you are the anvil, bear – When you are the hammer, strike. – Edwin Markham Markets Each of the Portfolios supplied better performance than its benchmark over a volatile February. Stocks fell quickly and substantially, particularly the last week

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January 2020 Update

Let joy be in your journey, not some distant goal. – Tim Cook, Apple CEO Markets For the most part our companies had a great start to 2020. Our energy companies in the Growth Portfolio gave back some of the recent gains on corona virus fears, which was offset partially

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December 2019 Update

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. – Marcel Proust It is the emptiness within the cup that makes it useful. – Lao-tzu Markets Value stocks continued their march higher in December, granting the Growth Portfolio another one of its best

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