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Market Insights: How would a 20% corporate tax rate affect the U.S. stock market?

Published by Milestone Asset Management on Dec 08, 2017

  How Would a 20% Corporate Tax Rate affect the U.S. Stock Market? Over the past many weeks it has become increasingly likely that a cut to the corporate tax rate in the U.S. to 20% will become a reality.... Continue reading

Market Insights: Surging leading indicators

Published by Milestone Asset Management on Nov 24, 2017

  Surging Leading Indicators Earlier this week, The Conference Board released its Leading Economic Index (LEI) in the U.S. for October with a much stronger than expected month over month gain of 1.2%.... Continue reading

Wealth Strategies: Estate planning - A snowbird checklist

Published by Milestone Asset Management on Nov 20, 2017

  Estate planning - A Snowbird Checklist Heading south this winter? Winter is the time of year when many Canadians plan their escapes from the cold and head to warm weather destinations. While many planning... Continue reading

Retiring Abroad: Retire to your paradise for less money than you think

Published by Milestone Asset Management on Nov 15, 2017

  Retire to Your Paradise for Less Money Than You Think The dream of retiring to your version of paradise is always a popular topic of conversation. The fact that the cost of living in some “paradise”... Continue reading

Market Insights: U.S. stock market pushed higher by FAANG stocks

Published by Milestone Asset Management on Nov 10, 2017

  U.S. stock market pushed higher by FAANG stocks Many of our clients have probably heard us refer to a predominant group of companies known as the "FAANG" stocks. There are some other acronyms out there... Continue reading

Milestone Elements™: Tax Changes for Independent Business - What we know and what we don't know

Published by Milestone Asset Management on Oct 30, 2017

  Tax Changes for Independent Business: What we know and what we don’t know  Through the month of October we gained some measure of clarity on the proposed tax changes to small business in Canada that... Continue reading

Market Insights: Longest streak without a 3% correction in U.S. history

Published by Milestone Asset Management on Oct 27, 2017

  Longest streak without a 3% correction in U.S. history One could argue that 2017 may go down as one of the most boring years ever for the U.S. stock market. Earlier this year in July, the U.S. Volatility... Continue reading

Market Insights: Third Quarter Wrap-up

Published by Milestone Asset Management on Oct 13, 2017

  Third Quarter Wrap-up Market Update The third quarter was, overall, a very positive one for equity markets, especially with the U.S. hitting new highs (in local currency), and a rather difficult period... Continue reading

Wealth Strategies: Canada's best credit cards for 2017

Published by Milestone Asset Management on Sep 29, 2017

  Canada's best credit cards for 2017 As our society becomes increasingly credit-focused (as opposed to the cash-in-hand norm of years past), it’s good to pay close attention to the type of credit products... Continue reading

Market Insights: Leading indicator shows continued strength

Published by Milestone Asset Management on Sep 22, 2017

  Market Insights: Leading indicator shows continued strength One of the ten components of our Milestone Recession Risk™ Composite is the six-month rate of change of the six-month moving average of the... Continue reading