27 Jun 2019
Multi-year trends between gold and the U.S. dollar fit the theme of a changing financial dynamic where the greenback risks losing its status as the world’s reserve currency.
14 Jun 2019
Sandstone celebrates its 15-year anniversary on June 14.
22 May 2019
The Strategic Investment Conference facilitates discussion from global economic experts regarding the state of the world, forces moving the markets, and how best to prepare your portfolio. Some of the main concepts at this year’s conference were debt, interest rates, and geopolitics.
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?
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.
05 Apr 2019
SANDSTONE President gives some insight and perspective about the "inverted yield curve" that everyone seems to be talking about.
28 Mar 2019
Sanctions, restrictions and trade tariffs are often rooted in the politics and policies of the US dollar.
07 Mar 2019
Why are central banks buying more gold?
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.
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.
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.
28 Dec 2018
Alberta Ballet Artistic Director joins Order of Canada after a nomination from SANDSTONE’s Sharon Watkins.
30 Nov 2018
Even with two 10% corrections in the S&P 500 in 2018, the performance disparity between the US market and the rest of the world markets since 2009 remains high.
30 Nov 2018
All the important numbers you need to know prior to year-end in one place.
13 Nov 2018
As year end approaches, think about how you can make sure the tax man gets a bit less of your money.
06 Nov 2018
As another wave of US sanctions against Iran is imposed, more countries are looking for alternatives to SWIFT.
30 Oct 2018
The global population aged 60 years of over numbered 962 million in 2017 and is projected to reach nearly 2.1 billion by 2050.
25 Oct 2018
Where once most Americans believed living in a democracy was vitally important, now only a third of millenials share that belief.
01 Oct 2018
The US market is reaching new highs but perhaps we need to look at its performance against the rest of the world to get a more accurate picture.
01 Oct 2018
The US dollar is shifting from a medium of exchange to a political instrument of policy – and not everyone is happy about it.
23 Aug 2018
The world is in a race to leverage 5G technology. China is clearly winning that race right now (which means the U.S. isn’t).
21 Aug 2018
Generational shifts in attitudes and politics can create potential for change in business and investing.
16 Aug 2018
For the first time in U.S. history, there is a real possibility for state legislatures to have more women than men.
14 Aug 2018
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05 Jul 2018
Western sanctions and tariffs are forcing countries to cooperate more strategically with China creating the need for a genuine alternative to the current Petrodollar system.
04 Jul 2018
How often do you think about how you think? For most, it is little, including investors.
25 Jun 2018
In January 2018, the S&P, Dow Jones and MSCI released a list of 200 companies that will see changes in their sector status.
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