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Feb 25, 2015 Question of the Week

by Richardson GMP

How has the Canadian dollar fared against the world’s major currencies?

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Sep 09, 2014 What is the outlook for Canadian banks going forward?

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Canadian banks wrapped up their fiscal third quarter (May – July) earnings season at the end of last week, how were the results and what is the outlook for the banks going forward?

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Jun 11, 2014 What exactly happened in Europe and what does it mean for the markets?

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Other than the expected employment reports, market discussion this week was very focused on the European Central Bank (ECB).What exactly happened in Europe and what does it mean for the markets?

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Mar 26, 2014 QUESTION(S) OF THE WEEK

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Jim Flaherty resigned this week as one of the longest serving Finance Ministers in our country’s history and Joe Oliver was appointed as his replacement. Should Canadians and their portfolios be concerned about this transition?

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Dec 16, 2013 Cyber Monday or Black Friday?

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Considering the growing influence of online sales, is Cyber Monday becoming more important than Black Friday?

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Nov 27, 2013 The European Central Bank cut interest rates on Thursday from 0.5% to 0.25%? Have conditions in Europe deteriorated to justify this move?

by Richardson GMP

The European Central Bank cut interest rates on Thursday from 0.5% to 0.25%?  Have conditions in Europe deteriorated to justify this move?

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Sep 13, 2013 Microsoft and Blackberry?

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This week, Microsoft finally bought out Nokia’s wireless handset business for $7 billion. At the same time, reports circulated that Blackberry was plotting to get itself sold, hopefully quickly. Can or should Microsoft buy Blackberry too?

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Jul 18, 2013 Question of the Week by Richardson GMP

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Game Over for the Canadian Dollar?

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Jul 08, 2013 Question of the Week.

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Market turbulence is making it harder than ever to hold on to the stocks in my portfolio. Remind me again why I should be holding on to equities?

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Jun 11, 2013 QUESTION OF THE WEEK

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Should I be concerned about my bank holdings?  Canadian banks reported their earnings at the end of May and stock prices have essentially declined since then. 

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