TD/ Canada Trust Economic Highlights – Oct 5

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK – Oct. 5 United States Headwinds to U.S. growth emanating from the soft global economic backdrop and elevated dollar were apparent in this week’s data. The advance report on U.S. international trade showed a dramatic deterioration in the merchandise trade balance in August. Meanwhile, the ISM manufacturing index fell by 0.9 …
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Edward Jones Weekly Update – Sept 31

Best Response to Volatile Markets? Stay Calm In recent months, stocks have fallen sharply from their record highs, with one-day drops that can rightfully be called “dizzying.” As an investor, what are you to make of this volatility? For one thing, you may find it useful to know the probable causes of the market gyrations. …
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TD/Canada Trust Economic Highlights – Oct 1

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK – Oct. 1 United States The Fed’s passing on interest rate hikes last Thursday did little to boost financial markets this week, with investors focused more on the downside risks to economic growth. An illuminating speech by Fed Chair Janet Yellen on Thursday helped shed some clarity on the Fed’s intentions. …
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Home By Design Article – Virginia is for Lovers

When most people think of Virginia, they often think of its capital city, Richmond, or historic Williamsburg, or even Virginia Beach. While those destinations certainly are worth a visit, there’s one city that for years has flown under the radar… New Weekly Article – Charlottesville, Virginia

TD/ Canada Trust Economic Highlights – Sept 21

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK – Sept 21United States• In one of the most highly anticipated meetings in years, the FOMC decided to delay liftoff from zero interestrate policy (ZIRP), delivering a highly dovish statement despite the continuing improvement in the U.S.economy.• Global uncertainty appeared to weigh heavily on the Committee members’ minds, with the Fed …
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Home By Design Article – Remastered Remix

New Weekly Article – Remastered Remix The owners of this 3,000-square-foot Colonial in an upscale suburb of Boston, faced a significant decorating challenge…

Edward Jones Weekly Update – Sept 15

Why Trying to “Time the Market” is a Bad Idea You've heard it often: “Buy low, sell high.” It's sounds like a simple concept, and when properly executed ensures you make money in financial markets. Trouble is, most of us are dismal failures when it comes to this strategy. Trying to “time the market” by …
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TD/ Canada Trust Economic Highlights – Sept 15

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK – Sept 15 United States • Global equities were higher on the week, as sentiment was buoyed by the Chinese Ministry of Finance announcing plans to roll out “more forceful” fiscal policy to help stimulate economic growth. • Chinese trade data came in much weaker than expected, with export (-5.5 y/y) …
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