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Shhh. Yield Curves have Steepened.

While no one seems to be talking about it much, yield curves in both Canada and U.S. have steepened in the past month. What does this mean? Not surprisingly, banks have started to perform well again as a result.

Industrials take the Lead

According to a recent study by Strategas*, statistics show that industrials are starting to lead the market, largely driven by impressive earnings. Strategas noted: “We remain impressed with the response from the Industrial stocks this earnings season – the sector is having its best 10-day performance run since the 2016 election and new highs are

Worried over concerns that we’re in a narrow market?

Things may not be exactly as they seem According to a recent study* by Strategas, the case for a narrow market is likely being overstated. In their Technical Strategy Daily Report (July 23, 2018), Strategas noted that while the market has been somewhat split this year, the largest stocks have not been as overly dominant

The Unexpected Impact of Ride Sharing and Car Hailing Services

The Unexpected Impact of Ride Sharing and Car Hailing Services With the ever-increasing universe of ride sharing options taking global cities by storm, there may be an unanticipated impact to all of this. While it may be counter-intuitive, evidence is showing that the explosion of ride sharing options is actually leading to an increase in

The New Barometer Capital website is now live at

Enhanced digital interactivity allows us to share more information in more ways The Power of Transparency is an important part of how we approach our business at Barometer and with the launch of our new website, we have taken a big step forward in being able to deliver on that objective through digital media. Over

Big bounce higher in U.S. stocks ahead

If you’re turning cautious on the U.S. equity market you’re making a big mistake, according to David Burrows, President and Chief Investment Strategist at Barometer Capital Management. He sees the potential for a rise of 15 to 20 per cent in the U.S. market over the next nine to 12 months.