TD/ Canada Trust Economic Highlights – September 7

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK – September 7 United States• Following last week’s Jackson Hole meeting, investors appeared to be passing time leading up to Friday’sjobs report, placing a high level of importance on one number – the change in nonfarm payrolls.• While the U.S. economy added 151k jobs in August, the number fell below expectations …
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TD/ Canada Trust Economic Highlights – August 29

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK – August 28 United States• Economic data this week were supportive of the narrative of ongoing improvement in activity. Despitea slight downward revision to estimated real GDP growth in the second quarter (1.1% from 1.2%), thedetails showed an upward revision to consumer spending and business investment and a slightly largerdrawdown in …
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TD/ Canada Trust Economic Highlights – August 22

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK – August 22 United States• The week offered plenty of data to gauge the strength of the global economic recovery, with the generallydovish rhetoric from major central banks, including the Fed, supporting global equities which also got alift from the surge in oil prices.• International data remained soft, solidifying expectations for …
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TD/ Canada Trust Economic Highlights – August 15

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK – August 15 United States• U.S. stock markets reached new highs this week, with the S&P 500, Dow, and Nasdaq all breaking records,but the economic data has been disappointing. Retail sales data for July suggests a slow start to thirdquarter consumer spending, which is now tracking 3% – much slower than …
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Home By Design Article – Friday Harbor

The San Juan Islands are bounded by the Salish Sea, one of the most varied ecosystems in the Pacific Northwest, and home to myriad species of marine invertebrates, mammals, birds, and fish… New Weekly Article – Friday Harbor

TD/ Canada Trust Economic Highlights – August 8

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK – August 8 United States• Markets adopted a risk-off bias earlier on in the week, fixated on the outcome of the much anticipated“Super Thursday” Bank of England (BoE) announcement in the UK.• The BoE did not disappoint, delivering a big stimulus package that included a cut to the key policy rate,as …
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