TD/ Canada Trust Economic Highlights – June 26

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK – June 26 United States• Equity markets started off the week on a positive note. But the advance proved transitory as oil prices slidinto bear territory, sending energy stocks and the main indices lower.• With little in the way of economic data, Fed speeches took center stage. While echoing support for …
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TD/ Canada Trust Economic Highlights – June 21

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK – June 21 United States• Markets were mixed on the week, seemingly undecided on how to score continued headlines from Washington,disappointing U.S. economic data, and the Fed’s confident tone accompanying its rate hike.• The Fed anticipates that the recent softness in inflation to prove temporary. Its outlook for future rate hikesremained …
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TD/ Canada Trust Economic Highlights – June 14

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK – June 14 United States• International events overshadowed domestic developments this week. Data on job openings and thenon-manufacturing sector confirmed last Friday’s payroll report of slowing job growth, something that isto be expected at this point in the cycle.• The ECB kept its monetary policy broadly unchanged, tilting its forward guidance …
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Adam Mills Team Real Estate Market Update – June 2017

Below is a quick snapshot of the Ottawa Real Estate Market and a link to our full newsletter. June Newsletter Summary: May 2017 saw 2,300 homes sell in Ottawa, compared to 1,919 in May 2016, an increase of 19.9%; The average sale price in May 2017 for a home in Ottawa was $436,625 an increase of …
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TD/ Canada Trust Economic Highlights – June 7

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK – June 7 United States• The U.S. job machine slowed in May (+138k jobs) as the unemployment fell to a sixteen year low of 4.3%.A pullback in the participation rate contributed to the fall in the unemployment rate.• The Federal Reserve’s preferred measure of price growth slowed in April to 1.7% …
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TD/ Canada Trust Economic Highlights – May 29

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK – May 29/17 United States• Despite the upward revision to first-quarter GDP growth, with the second estimate indicating a 1.2% annualizedgain on stronger consumption and investment, market reaction was relatively subdued giventhat the overall story is largely unchanged.• Although investors are almost fully pricing in a June rate hike, the yield …
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TD/ Canada Trust Economic Highlights – May 23

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK – May 23 United States• Investors perceived this week’s political developments in the U.S. as likely to delay the implementationof pro-growth policies. As a result, they risk assets sold off midweek in favor of gold and treasuries. Riskappetite appeared to make a comeback toward the end of the week along with …
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Adam Mills Team Real Estate Market Update – May 2017

Below is a quick snapshot of the Ottawa Real Estate Market and a link to our full newsletter. May Newsletter Summary: April 2017 saw 1,795 homes sell in Ottawa, compared to 1,711 in April 2016, an increase of 4.9%; The average sale price in April 2017 for a home in Ottawa was $435,883 an increase of …
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