Repo repurcussions

Published by Richardson GMP on Sep 23, 2019

One of the most discussed topics last week was unusual activity in the repo market. There was speculation that it could go as far as being the canary in the coal mine for the next recession. This week we take a dive into the repo market.... Continue reading
Energy Evolution

Published by Richardson GMP on Sep 16, 2019

The energy sector is about half the weight it once was, despite a big move higher today. The landscape has drastically changed over the years and is poised to do so going forward. In this week’s Ethos we look at the evolving energy complex.... Continue reading
Seasons and cycles

Published by Richardson GMP on Sep 11, 2019

We take a deeper look at why September has a troubled reputation, and why certain market cycles exist at all. Although economic cycles, political climates and public markets are constantly changing, the behaviour patterns of humans remain the same.... Continue reading
Late-summer volatility

Published by Richardson GMP on Sep 03, 2019

This week’s Ethos is our monthly investor strategy entitled “Late-summer volatility”. Topics include a market recap, a cycle update, trade wars, canadian credit, consumer contagion, and portfolio positioning.... Continue reading
Stay the course or be tactical

Published by Richardson GMP on Aug 26, 2019

With markets clearly experiencing a bout of volatility, this week’s Ethos takes a look at whether to be tactical with your asset allocation or remain buy and hold.... Continue reading
To Trade or Not to Trade, That is the Question

Published by Richardson GMP on Aug 13, 2019

As reliable as the trade winds, volatility has returned as we entered August. This week's Ethos is replaced by our Monthly Investor Strategy report. We provide a market recap/forecast along with some deeper looks into manufacturing and energy.... Continue reading
Correction Time?

Published by Richardson GMP on Aug 06, 2019

Well this week’s Ethos required a bit of a re-write given the developments on Monday. In this edition we take a look at how fragile the market has become over the past week including our Correction Watch indicators.... Continue reading
It isn't only the sun shining this summer

Published by Richardson GMP on Jul 29, 2019

This week’s Ethos is all about gold. The yellow metal has finally, after a few years, broken out above $1,400/oz. In this report we share a number of contributing factors and our longer term view/positioning in this sector.... Continue reading
The consumers are alright

Published by Richardson GMP on Jul 22, 2019

The global economic data has continued to soften but the U.S. consumer remains rather resilient and in pretty good shape. This week's Ethos is all about the consumer. ... Continue reading