Category archives: Global Events

How Much Would The Trade Dispute Cost Canada?

Last update on July 2, 2018.

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At the beginning of every month, I brief members on how MoneyGeek's Regular portfolios have performed and comment on the state of the financial markets. In this update, I’ll also talk about the potential impact that the latest trade disputes could have on the Canadian economy.

 

June Performance of Regular Portfolios

The performance of MoneyGeek's Regular portfolios for the month of June 2018 were as follows:

 

 

Last Month

Last 12 Months

Since Apr 2013

Aggressive

+0.7%

+13.4%

+101.2%

Growth

+0.6%

+11.7%

+83 ...

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The Italian Scare

Last update on June 4, 2018.

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At the beginning of every month, I brief members on how MoneyGeek's Regular portfolios have performed and comment on the state of the financial markets. In this update, I’ll also talk about how the Italian political situation has caused some concern among investors.

 

May Performance of Regular Portfolios

The performance of MoneyGeek's Regular portfolios for the month of May 2018 were as follows:

 

Last Month

Last 12 Months

Since Apr 2013

Aggressive

+0.6%

+9.2%

+99.9%

Growth

+0.5%

+7.9%

+82.8%

Balanced

+0.4%

+6 ...

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How Harmful Is A Trade War?

Last update on April 2, 2018.

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At the beginning of every month, I brief members on how MoneyGeek's Regular portfolios have performed and comment on the state of the financial markets. In this update, I’ll also use a historical example to discuss how much damage a new trade war could have on the global economy.

 

March Performance of Regular Portfolios

The performance of MoneyGeek's Regular portfolios for the month of March 2018 were as follows:

 

Last Month

Last 12 Months

Since Apr 2013

Aggressive

-1.0%

+9.5%

+97.8%

Growth

-0.9%

+8.3 ...

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What Impact Would A New Korean War Have On Our Investments?

Last update on Oct. 1, 2017.

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At the beginning of every month, I brief members on how MoneyGeek's Regular portfolios have performed and comment on the state of the financial markets. In this update, I’ll also discuss the impact that a new Korean war may have on stocks.

 

September Performance of Regular Portfolios

The performance of MoneyGeek's Regular portfolios for the month of September 2017 were as follows:

 

Last Month

Last 12 Months

Since Apr 2013

Slightly Aggressive

+3.5%

+15.4%

+83.8%

Balanced

+3.1%

+13.3%

+69.7%

Slightly Conservative

+2.6%

+11.4 ...

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Why Terminating NAFTA Would Be Painful For Everyone

Last update on Sept. 4, 2017.

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At the beginning of every month, I brief members on how MoneyGeek's Regular portfolios have performed and comment on the state of the financial markets. In this update, I’ll also explain why terminating trade agreements tend to hurt economic growth.

 

Aug Performance of Regular Portfolios

The performance of MoneyGeek's Regular portfolios for the month of August 2017 were as follows:

 

Last Month

Last 12 Months

Since Apr 2013

Slightly Aggressive

+0.5%

+10.9%

+77.6%

Balanced

+0.5%

+9.6%

+64.7%

Slightly Conservative

+0.5%

+8.3%

+52 ...

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Does The Political Turmoil In The U.S. Matter?

Last update on June 5, 2017.

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At the beginning of every month, I brief members on how MoneyGeek's Regular portfolios have performed and comment on the state of the financial markets. In this update, I’ll also discuss the impact that the U.S. political situation could have on the stock market.

 

May Performance of Regular Portfolios

The performance of MoneyGeek's Regular portfolios for the month of May 2017 were as follows:

 

Last Month

Last 12 Months

Since Apr 2013

Slightly Aggressive

-1.7%

+21.1%

+83.1%

Balanced

-1.5%

+18.6%

+69.3%

Slightly ...

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Why Stocks Didn't Crash When Trump Got Elected

Last update on Dec. 5, 2016.

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At the beginning of every month, I brief members on how MoneyGeek's regular portfolios have performed and comment on the state of the financial markets. In this update, I’ll explain why the stock market didn’t tank despite Trump’s victory and give my outlook on the stock market.

 

Performance of Regular Portfolios

The performance of MoneyGeek's regular portfolios for the month of November 2016 were as follows:

 

 

Last Month

Last 12 Months

Since Apr 2013

Slightly Aggressive

+5.1%

+14.5%

+71.7%

Balanced

+4.3%

+13 ...

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Why The U.S. Will Probably See Higher Inflation, Regardless Of Who Wins The Election

Last update on Nov. 7, 2016.

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At the beginning of every month, I brief members on how MoneyGeek's regular portfolios have performed and comment on the state of the financial markets. In this update, I’ll make the case that inflation will rise regardless of who wins the election.

 

Performance of Regular Portfolios

The performance of MoneyGeek's regular portfolios for the month of October 2016 were as follows:

 

 

Last Month

Last 12 Months

Since Apr 2013

Slightly Aggressive

+2.5%

+10.2%

+63.3%

Balanced

+2.3%

+9.7%

+53.1%

Slightly Conservative

+2 ...

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Why And To What Extent Brexit Is Bad For Stocks

Last update on July 4, 2016.

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At the beginning of every month, I brief members on how MoneyGeek's regular portfolios have performed and comment on the state of the financial markets. In this update, I’ll explain just why and to what extent Brexit is bad news for stocks.

 

Performance of Regular Portfolios

The performance of MoneyGeek's regular portfolios for the month of June 2016 were as follows:

 

Last Month

Last 12 Months

Since Apr 2013

Slightly Aggressive

-1.8%

+2.0%

+48.6%

Balanced

-1.6%

+2.1%

+40.4%

Slightly Conservative

-1.3 ...

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What A Donald Trump Presidency Could Mean For Your Investments

Last update on June 6, 2016.

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"I can say with 100% certainty that there is a really good chance we could see a huge, huge [stock market] correction." - Mark Cuban

At the beginning of every month, I brief members on how MoneyGeek's regular portfolios have performed and comment on the state of the financial markets. In this update, I’ll explain what may happen to our investments if Donald Trump were to become president.

 

Performance of Regular Portfolios

The performance of MoneyGeek's regular portfolios for the month of May 2016 were as follows:

 

Last Month ...

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