ETF Insight

08 May: Priced-in Perfection? (TWTW – May 3-7, 2021)

Priced-in Perfection? (TWTW – May 3-7, 2021) This week had it all, in my books! WealthSimple (Simple if you are WealthSimple?) To wit – has Canada’s financial space gone “SPAC tactics”? Call Justin, someone, please! Ok, not Justin T, the PM, no, the Bieb! That’s probably now what it’s going…

03 May: Pandemic Backdrop: “Let there be Growth!”

Vanguard Canada is Canada’s 3rd largest (and sole independent one amongst the largest 3) ETF providers. As of the end of April 30, 2021, AUM across the firm’s ETF offered aggregates to slightly over CAD 38 Billion, up from marginally over CAD 25 Billion as of 12 months ago, an…

25 Apr: Correction? (TWTW – April 19-23, 2021)

Market Action – This past week saw markets challenged by the prospect of rising taxation (Biden administration indicating taxes may rise significantly for the higher income earners echelons), concerns (Canada’s third wave triggering additional government imposed restriction/extension of lockdown duration in Ontario) regarding COVID-19 developments (and impact on the reopening…

22 Apr: Webinar Postview – Clean Green Energy (Apr 21, 2021; 14:00) with Clean Edge Ron Pernick & FT Portfolios Canada Karl Cheong

In case you missed our webinar yesterday, here is a link taking you directly to it: https://youtu.be/_vQEVbGzbwQ Respectively to Mindpath Virtual’s Commersphere platform: https://www.commersphere.com//login_cs.php?var=1&showid=38&lang=en where you can access it as well, alongside additional content and information related to ETFs. Mindpath Virtual 2020 agenda and content is also available there for…

18 Apr: Show me? (TWTW – Apr 12-16, 2021)

Several strategists recently suggested markets had some digesting to do … as far as recent gains, in order to validate the record levels recently reached. With S&P earnings reporting now in full swing, we’ve so far had the best earnings growth since the third quarter of 2010 according to FactSet…

10 Apr: Little Doubt (TWTW – Apr 5-9, 2021)

Little Doubt (TWTW – April 5-9, 2021)   Blow out March 2021 Payroll and TESLA delivery numbers kicked off this past week on a positive note. These, however, did nothing to help Credit Suisse, which announced the damage sustained in that whole Archegos margin call episode. And that, well, isn’t…