U.S. is an Economic Island
Benjamin Tal, Deputy Chief Economist of CIBC World Markets Inc. provides his outlook for the euro zone, U.K. and China. Tal dissects the fundamentals affecting oil prices and highlights how U.S. politics are affecting trade and Canada.
Building Resiliency for Volatile Markets
Group CIO Dan Ivascyn discusses how PIMCO has been preparing portfolios for higher market volatility and highlights areas of opportunity, including housing and energy.
Global Gold-Backed ETFs Grow Despite Gold Price Weakness
The World Gold Council has published its May 2018 Gold ETF Fund Flows analysis that reports global gold-backed ETF inflows grew for a second straight month despite continued weakness in the price of gold. Please click here to view the white paper.
Alternative Investing with Gold and Silver
Gold is the original alternative investment. Many investors tend to lump gold into the commodities bucket, however, the portfolio merits of gold rest far more on its role as the world’s primary monetary asset.