March 31, 2016

Category: Presentations

Canada’s Oil Future

Here is the video featured in the second to last slide:

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March 22, 2016

Category: Articles

Budget 2016—Billed As ‘Growing the Middle Class’

Today’s budget included everything I expected and nothing that I feared. The fears first—there is no change in the tax treatment of capital gains or stock options, despite continued rumours and speculation. Indeed, in a press conference in the lock-up, Minister Morneau said that stock options tax changes are off the table because they are…

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March 18, 2016

Category: About Sherry Articles

Glass ceilings are no match for financial maven Sherry Cooper

A happy accident marked the beginning of a stellar career for Sherry Cooper. Then a student at Goucher College in Baltimore, she took her first economics class because she needed to fill a slot in her study schedule. That choice opened the door to Sherry’s future as a leader in the field of finance. “It…

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March 9, 2016

Category: Articles

Bank of Canada Maintains Rate At 1/2% Target

To no one’s surprise, the Bank of Canada announced today that it would leave its overnight rate target at 1/2%, just as it did on January 20 when it last met. The Bank noted that financial market volatility has slowed since the last meeting and oil prices and the Canadian dollar have strengthened. Consumer spending…

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March 1, 2016

Category: Articles

Q4 Growth At 0.8% Boosts 2015 to Only 1.2%

Today’s stronger than expected fourth quarter GDP figure of 0.8% annualized growth did little to assuage concerns that the Canadian economy is growing well below potential. Many expected growth to be flat in the final quarter of last year. The growth figure released today by Statistics Canada was boosted by the biggest drop in imports…

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