MATCO’S QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER – Q3 2018

  September 28, 2018   admin   Newsletters

Global capital markets have navigated what has proven to be an eventful year. We began 2018 with heightened volatility, as increasing interest rates agitated investors back in February. As we progressed into the second quarter, strong U.S. corporate

MATCO’S QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER – Q2 2018

  June 29, 2018   admin   Newsletters

Three dominant themes plagued global capital markets throughout the second quarter of 2018 and contributed to the on-going market volatility we have observed so far this year: geo-political tensions, the prospects and threat of a trade war and

MATCO QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER – Q1 2018

  March 31, 2018   admin   Newsletters

Although the global capital markets began the year on solid footing, the first quarter of 2018 could be characterized by the re-emergence of market volatility. Click here to find out our full review of last quarter. The Matco Financial Team

MATCO QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER – Q4 2017

  December 27, 2017   admin   Newsletters

As we often say at Matco, an occasional look in the rear view mirror is an important aspect of travelling the road ahead. With that in mind, we would like to take a brief moment to assess the

MATCO QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER – Q3 2017

  September 30, 2017   admin   Newsletters

After beginning 2017 with a couple of less volatile quarters, relatively speaking, global capital markets had a healthy dose of economic and political developments to digest throughout the third quarter. Certain developments may very well be classified as

MATCO QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER – Q2 2017

  July 20, 2017   admin   Newsletters

Taking a look back at Q2 2017, volatility continues to remain in check, globally speaking. It might not entirely feel that way here in Canada and we’d like to discuss why. Click here to find out our full review of

MATCO QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER – Q1 2017

  April 18, 2017   admin   Newsletters

In past quarterly updates, a re-occurring theme was the heightened volatility caused by a laundry list of global and geo-political events. The first quarter of 2017 has, however, been off to a fairly solid start with global equity

MATCO QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER – Q4 2016

  January 18, 2017   admin   Newsletters

Throughout the year, we discussed on several occasions the concept of “known unknowns” and “unknown unknowns”. “Known unknowns” refer to events where the timing of the event is known but the outcome is unknown. Contrast this concept with