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Highlights

CORPORATE BUYBACKS IN 2018

20 Feb 2019

In 2018, US corporations were buying back record amounts of their stocks at the exact time the price of that stock was the highest it’s ever been.


Education
Sky with Parliament clock tower to represent the federal budget for 2019 announcement

FEDERAL BUDGET 2019 - HOW IT WILL IMPACT YOU

05 Apr 2019

The Federal Budget was released in March, and here are the three parts we think you should be aware of and why.

Chart showing inverted yield curve

QUESTIONS ABOUT THE INVERTED YIELD CURVE

05 Apr 2019

SANDSTONE President gives some insight and perspective about the "inverted yield curve" that everyone seems to be talking about.

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Inspiration

Every company is a tech company.

15 Jan 2019

Chief Investment Strategist Sharon Watkins and Portfolio Manager Niki Dunne headed to CES 2019 for 4 days of exposure to breakthrough technologies and innovations.

Jean Grand-Maître Joins Order of Canada

28 Dec 2018

Alberta Ballet Artistic Director joins Order of Canada after a nomination from SANDSTONE’s Sharon Watkins.

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Investments
Market Indicator

Market Performance Indicators

10 May 2019

A short six months ago, the dreaded “R” word (recession) began to make the rounds as markets were in the midst of a widespread selloff. Today, we are back to those lofty levels of last fall. What has changed?

Gold helps stabilize economies amid times of market turmoil

Gold Fever

07 Mar 2019

Why are central banks buying more gold?

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World News

A RUSSIAN PERSPECTIVE ON GEOPOLITICS, GOLD, BRICS AND DE-DOLLARIZATION

28 Mar 2019

Sanctions, restrictions and trade tariffs are often rooted in the politics and policies of the US dollar.

An Important Day for Canada Trade

31 Dec 2018

On December 30, 2018 the first 6 of 11 countries ratified the new CPTPP agreement giving Canada access to key markets in Asia and Latin America.

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