TD/ Canada Trust Economic Highlights – Feb 22

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK – Feb 22 United States • Risk assets were in demand again this week after several weeks of being shunned. Global markets will close up this week and U.S. Treasuries sold off although low yields still signal market unease. Oil is holding on to last week’s rally as the dollar weakened …
Read More

TD/ Canada Trust Economic Highlights – Feb 17

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK – Feb 17 United States • The risk-off sentiment was palpable through much of the week, as equites and oil sold off, while safe heaven assets rallied. Markets have recovered some ground on Friday, following better-than-expected retail sales report which helped to dissuade fears about the health of the U.S. economy. …
Read More

Adam Mills Team Real Estate Market Update – February 2016

February Newsletter Summary: January 2016 saw 601 homes sell in Ottawa, compared to 626 in January 2015. The average sale price in January 2016 for a home in Ottawa was $386,839 an increase of 4.6% over January 2015. Average days on market in Ottawa is 108 across all property types.  Also Read “Ottawa Avg. Sale …
Read More

TD/ Canada Trust Economic Highlights – Feb 8

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK – Feb 8 United States • It was another tough week in financial markets. While the U.S. economy created 151k jobs in January and the unemployment rate fell to 4.9% (from 5.0%), the economic data did little to alleviate fears over the U.S. economy’s susceptibility to weak global growth and the …
Read More

TD/ Canada Trust Economic Highlights – Feb 3

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK – Feb 3 United States • The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) stood on the sidelines this week, raising concern over economic and financial developments globally. The tone of the statement was more dovish than expected, reducing the odds of a March hike. • U.S. economic growth slowed in Q4, with …
Read More