Sectors Tag

Why is the U.S. Market Trouncing Canada Year-to-Date?

08 Feb, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Markets

So far this year, American stocks have outperformed Canadian stocks. In this post I'll look at recent performance of equities in the U.S. and Canada to understand what drove the difference between the two countries’ equity performance year-to-date. For this analysis, I start by taking the...

Quarterly Strategy Report: Global Equity Opportunities

03 Jan, by Steven Vannelli, CFA in Knowledge Leaders, Markets, Portfolio Management

In our Quarterly Strategy Report, we illustrate the relative attractiveness of select developed international sectors. Prefer to download this presentation in PDF? Please click here. 1. Summary -Monetary policy is considerably more restrictive than many perceive. The San Francisco Federal Reserve has calculated a “Proxy Rate” that includes balance sheet...

4 Sectors That May Be Worth Avoiding

19 Dec, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Markets

Success in investing can many times come down to avoiding the major losers rather than always hitting home runs with one’s winners. Correct sector allocation plays an important role in sidestepping potential landmines that out there in the market....