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Frances Horodelski
Aug 07 2015

Jobs, gold and U.S. media companies are on my mind

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
The big day is here - and it's a two-fer. Employment numbers on both sides of the border.
Filed in: Economy, Financials, Investing Ideas, Telecom, U.S. » Continue Reading
Frances Horodelski
Aug 06 2015

The bears are growling

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
It would appear that more than six years and a 200% gain for the S&P 500 (+90% for the TSX), the bears are hungry.
Filed in: Economy, International, Personal Finance » Continue Reading
Frances Horodelski
Aug 04 2015

Markets are in the August doldrums, but there is a lot to do

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
After a wonderful three day weekend, we’re back to work with markets focused on China, the loonie, commodities, and earnings. All while waiting for the jobs numbers on Friday – not much has changed.
Filed in: Economy, Energy and Resources, Financials, Investing Ideas, U.S. » Continue Reading
Frances Horodelski
Jul 31 2015

Negative May GDP reading stokes recession fears

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
What’s going wild this morning – not much. Pretty much everything is to the downside.
Filed in: Economy, Energy and Resources, International » Continue Reading
Frances Horodelski
Jul 23 2015

Not everyone is convinced a U.S. rate hike is on tap

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
Despite all the talk of a rate hike as almost inevitable by the Fed in September, the futures markets and economists are right on the fence at 50:50 (similar to the on-the-fence view of the Street going into the Bank of Canada’s rate cut last week). Next week’s FOMC meeting will provide important tells.
Filed in: Economy, Financials, U.S. » Continue Reading
Frances Horodelski
Jul 17 2015

Pros and cons of a battered loonie

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
Today’s story will focus on the weakness in the Canadian dollar. We’ll dig into the beneficiaries and those companies that will be hurt.
Filed in: Economy » Continue Reading
Frances Horodelski
Jul 15 2015

Bank of Canada decision a coin toss

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
Central bankers are in the focus with the Bank of Japan (maintains record stimulus), Janet Yellen (first day of two days of testimony to Congressional banking committees) and of course, the Bank of Canada. Will he or won’t he? That’s the question.
Filed in: Economy » Continue Reading
Frances Horodelski
Jul 13 2015

Greek deal still far from done

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
Greece - an 86 billion euro agreement has been reached but requires considerably more work including Greece asking the IMF for help and more deadlines including a number of items before July 15.
Filed in: Economy, International » Continue Reading

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