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We believe financial advice is about more than just having a plan. It’s about having the right plan for you. And that only happens with a true understanding of your whole life, beyond just your finances. Because as your needs become more complex, sophisticated advice and a relationship built for the long term become even more important.

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Market Commentary & Research

Weekly Trends  |  April 18, 2019

Give Credit to the Banks

Canadian banks are in the headlines again thanks to Steve Eisman of Neuberger Berman his short thesis on the banks. The basis behind the short is that the banks are not provisioning enough for loan losses in the event of normalization in credit conditions. In addition, capital ratios will be slip given risk-weighted assets are calculated assuming too rosy a picture on the Canadian economy (capital ratios range from 11-12%; the regulatory requirement is 9%).

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Trends & Ideas  |  April 5, 2019

The Magic Money Tree

It seems that every few years or so we get a cool new economic term that gets thrown around by politicians. This time it is modern monetary theory (MMT), a new tool that some upcoming progressive US presidential candidates are advocating for.

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Simply put, our business is people and their financial well-being. That is the foundation on which we were built. A culture of independence gives Raymond James advisors the freedom to offer advice based solely on your best interest. Not our bottom line. All guided by our core tenets of integrity and conservatism and putting clients first.

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As a global financial services firm, our focus is on providing trusted advice and tailored, sophisticated solutions for individuals and institutions.

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Market Commentary & Research

Insights & Strategies  |  April 8, 2019


Clearly, the equity market took to heart the age-old adage “don’t fight the Fed”, while the bond market grappled with the weaker global economic data and began to price in the potential for short-term interest rates moving lower.

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Investment Strategy  |  April 22, 2019

Investment Strategy: “Random Gleanings on a Nothing Week”

I titled Friday’s MorningTack “Nothing From Nothing,” which was a 1974 hit song by Billy Preston. As scribed last Friday: We entered this week with my short-term indicators suggesting the stock market was not going to do much this week since on a trading basis the stock market was out of internal energy. So far, that’s been a pretty good short-term trading call since the S&P 500 closed last Friday (4-12-19) at 2907.41 and yesterday closed at 2900.45.

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Recent News

Recent News  |  February 21, 2019
Raymond James named one of B.C’s Top Employers for a Fourth Year

We are pleased to announce that Raymond James has again been recognized as one of BC’s Top Employers for 2019. “Being honoured for a fourth year in a row by BC’s Top Employers program reaffirms what we already know -- that our people have helped to create the type of firm that good people want to join and grow. It is our collective efforts that make a difference and our workplace a success,” says Paul Allison, Chairman and CEO of Raymond James Ltd.

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