Market Insights: Interest Rates on the Rise

Published by Milestone Wealth Management Ltd. on Feb 26, 2021

Macroeconomic and Market Developments: Equity markets in North America were down sharply this week. In the US, the Dow Industrials declined 1.78% and the S&P 500 was down 2.46%. In Canada, the S&P/TSX Composite dropped 1.76%. The Canadian dollar was volatile...

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Market Insights: Record 'Triple Plays'

Published by Milestone Wealth Management Ltd. on Feb 19, 2021

Macroeconomic and Market Developments: North America equity markets were mixed but mostly negative this week. In Canada, the S&P/TSX Composite was down 0.41%, and in the US, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.11% and the S&P 500 was down 0.71%...

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Market Insights: Crude & Cannabis on Fire

Published by Milestone Wealth Management Ltd. on Feb 12, 2021

Here is a link to a short video from Canaccord’s chief U.S. Strategist Tony Dwyer, in which he describes three key points of stimulus in play right now: monetary, fiscal, and interest rate expense stimulus, with the last being one that not many talk about...

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Market Insights: 7-Sigma Event

Published by Milestone Wealth Management Ltd. on Feb 05, 2021

Here is a link to a short video from Canaccord’s chief U.S. Strategist Tony Dwyer, in which Tony gives an update on the current investor sentiment in the market: DWYER VLOG With all of the recent changes to rules regarding travel, here is a new post from...

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Market Insights - The Big 'Little' Short Squeeze

Published by Milestone Wealth Management Ltd. on Jan 29, 2021

Macroeconomic and Market Developments: North America stock markets finished lower this week. The TSX Composite was down 2.85% and in the US, the Dow was down 3.28% and the S&P 500 was down 3.31%. The Canadian dollar was down this week, finishing at 78...

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Market Insights: Stock Market Returns Under U.S. Presidents Over Time

Published by Milestone Wealth Management Ltd. on Jan 22, 2021

Macroeconomic and Market Developments: North America stock markets were mixed this week. The Canadian TSX Composite index was down 0.35% and for the US, the Dow was up 0.59% and the S&P 500 was up 1.94%. The Canadian dollar was volatile this week, but...

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Retiring Abroad: Tax Implications of Foreign Residency

Published by Milestone Wealth Management Ltd. on Jan 21, 2021

Like many Canadians, you may have dreamed of leaving the cold Canadian climate to retire permanently in another country. There are many beautiful retirement destinations around the world, and many of those countries are very welcoming to Canadian retirees...

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Market Insights: Early Year, Old Adage Market Signals

Published by Milestone Wealth Management Ltd. on Jan 15, 2021

Macroeconomic and Market Developments: Markets in North America were lower this week. In the US, the Dow was down 0.91% and the S&P500 was down 1.49%. For Canada, the TSX Composite was down 0.74%. The Canadian dollar was slightly lower this week, finishing...

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Market Insights: Fourth Quarter Wrap-up

Published by Milestone Wealth Management Ltd. on Jan 08, 2021

Market Update 2020 was a year none of us will soon forget. It started strongly, with equity markets at all-time highs and unemployment near record lows. By mid-March, a new coronavirus had reached North America after emerging overseas in late 2019. Governments...

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Market Insights: The Stock Market’s Response to Prior Blue Waves

Published by Milestone Wealth Management Ltd. on Jan 08, 2021

Happy New Year! Here is our Milestone Fourth Quarter Wrap-up to kick-start the year for a deeper dive into Milestone's macro thoughts.. Macroeconomic and Market Developments: North American stock markets were positive to start off 2021 this week. The...

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