Monthly Archives: October 2016

Monthly Recap: October 2016

The S&P 500 registered a modest drop, approximately 1.2%, for the period ending 21-Oct-16. Elsewhere, the MSCI World Index slipped 2.1% as US dollar (USD) strength pressured the index’s returns. In Canada, oil’s ascent (discussed below) helped push the TSX to a 1.2% gain for the month. Commodities saw a tale of two tapes. A …

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Newsletter: Volume 13, Issue 4, October 2016

Stocks Continue to Roll – Stocks continued their post-Brexit rally and now boast impressive 1-year returns. The healthy performance followed the August-September 2015 selloff where China’s slowdown afflicted the markets. Over the past few months, the market’s ascent was steady until mid-September when fears of a potential Deutsche Bank collapse caused the stock to drop …

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