Around The World In 100 Words - December 2017, Week 48

Published by First Capital Financial on Nov 29, 2017

This week's Around the World looks at the issue of who is keeping Canada's government going. Not surprisingly, the burden isn't being shared equally by all. Still, the stats are eye-popping when you consider... Continue reading

Around The World in 100 Words - November 2017, Week 47

Published by First Capital Financial on Nov 27, 2017

This week's Around The World (ATW) revisits the economic pot-on-the-back-burner, namely the re-negotiation of NAFTA. As summarized in today's Globe & Mail article, there has been zero progress on that... Continue reading

Around The World in 100 Words - November 2017, Week 45

Published by First Capital Financial on Nov 06, 2017

Well just as we're breaking out the champagne on equity markets, some more somber, sober news to reflect on. This article from the Globe & Mail speaks to the need to be realistic when it comes to investment... Continue reading

Around The World in 100 Words - November 2017, Week 44

Published by Martin Weiler on Nov 03, 2017

Around The World In 100 Words November 2017; Week 44 Showtime! At last, the gala screening of the Republican's long-awaited Tax Legislation has hit the big screen! Good news for investors, as the Bill... Continue reading

Around The World in 100 Words - October 2017, Week 43

Published by First Capital Financial on Oct 30, 2017

Halloween is just around the corner and investors may be wondering about the witching hour spooking the markets. For sure they've been on a roll (though the stronger Canadian dollar has offset much of... Continue reading

Around The World In 100 Words - September 2017, Week 40

Published by First Capital Financial on Oct 04, 2017

This week's Around The World (ATW) features yours truly going to bat against our Finance Minister at a Town Hall meeting this past Friday. The forum took place in Oakville and the Unifor Hall was packed... Continue reading

Around The World in 100 Words - September 2017, Week 39

Published by First Capital Financial on Sep 26, 2017

This weeks Around The World (ATW) is again on risk, and completes a month where this topic has been front and centre. The economic cycle turns 100 months old in October, which puts us somewhere after ... Continue reading

Around The World in 100 Words - September 2017, Week 38

Published by First Capital Financial on Sep 19, 2017

This week's Around The World (ATW) revisits the issue of Risk, and will do so for the balance of the month. Risk does not mean losses necessarily, but the potential for losses are always part of risk.... Continue reading

Around The World in 100 Words - September 2017, Week 37

Published by First Capital Financial on Sep 12, 2017

This week's Around The World (ATW) looks squarely at the issue of risk. In the investment industry, the word risk is often softened by euphemisms such as "volatility" or "variability," when what we should... Continue reading

Around The World in 100 Words - August 2017, Week 34

Published by First Capital Financial on Aug 25, 2017

For any fans of the National Post -normally a pro-business publication, this weeks’ article by Mr. Coyne may come as a shocker (like say CNN writing something favourable about President Trump). In case... Continue reading