Author: Wade Balliet

Investment Insights: Living up to (earnings) expectations

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Male worker in a large China textile shop, writing on a pad while surrounded by hundreds of brightly colored bolts of fabric.

After a week-long volatility binge, financial markets seem to be enjoying renewed vigor on the back of the third-quarter earnings season and some positive economic data.

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Investment Insights: Keep your chin up

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Stocks displayed on an iPad.

Both stocks and bonds entered a slump over the past few days as rising yields weighed on equity prices.

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Investment Insights: Don’t cry over spilt milk

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Dairy farm in Canada, with field of cows in the foreground on a cloudy day.

While dairy was one of the most contentious topics in U.S.-Canada trade talks, there were other changes in the trade agreement affecting all three nations.

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Investment Insights: Tariffs and rate hikes galore

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Shipping dock workers (2 men) standing next to piles of steel to be shipped.

Foreign policy and monetary policy continue to be main drivers for the financial markets – and that makes for a fairly eventful week.

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