Posts Categorized: Market Updates

Market update. Oil price pumps up investors

Canadian stocks driven by the oil price combined with international stock growth are the major contributors to this month’s positive performance. Investors enjoyed a relatively relaxing month of lower volatility in many sectors. It seems to be a case of investors taking a breather to see… Read more

Market Update. When the market is a yo-yo, play safe

Market Update. When the market is a yo-yo, play safe

In March, skittish investors continued to send markets up, down and all around. Facebook data shenanigans, Trump’s trade tariffs and other headline news rocked the boat. Individually, these events might have left stock watchers unfazed during the remarkable bull run of 2016-2018. After all, the economy in North America… Read more

Market Update. Investor confidence stoked by US tax reform

Returns for the WealthBar Balanced ETF Portfolio were up 1.3% for November. Over the year to date, the Balanced ETF Portfolio has seen a 11.1% return. Our Aggressive ETF Portfolio is up over 13.6% for the year to date. See more about how our portfolios performed. Markets head upward as investors… Read more

Canadian economy heads north, international markets enjoy good run

Market update. Canadian economy heads north

Returns for the WealthBar Balanced ETF Portfolio were up 1.2% for September. Over a full year we have seen a 10.2% return, notwithstanding moderate volatility over the spring and summer. Canadian economy keeps purring along, which is a good thing for our portfolio Canada’s economy… Read more