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

Around The World In 100 Words - August 2017, Week 33

Published by First Capital Financial on Aug 15, 2017

This week’s Around The World steers clear of macro-issues like the global economy, President Trump or the Korean peninsula, and instead looks at something more near and dear to parents –funding their ... Continue reading

Around The World In 100 Words - August 2017, Week 31

Published by First Capital Financial on Aug 01, 2017

This week's Around the World looks at Canada from the standpoint of what keeps us up at night: The Economy. It is said that the "business of America is business," whereas in Canada just the opposite could... Continue reading

Around The World In 100 Words - July 2017, Week 27

Published by First Capital Financial on Jul 06, 2017

Welcome back and hope everyone had a great Canada Day! With the glow of 150 years strong and counting still with us, what better course of action than to shift gears to the depressingly mundane topic ... Continue reading

Around The World In 100 Words - June 2017, Week 22

Published by First Capital Financial on Jun 20, 2017

This weeks' ATW takes an overall look at the markets and finds them to be overpriced overall. This is a recurrent theme of ATW and highlights the need to recognize why our client portfolios look the way... Continue reading

Around The World In 100 Words - June 2017, Week 20

Published by First Capital Financial on Jun 09, 2017

This weeks' ATW focusses on the elephant in the room. Canada's Housing Market and its super-heated temperature. We all have anecdotal examples of this, where entry-level homes in derelict condition are... Continue reading