Growing trade tensions, Brexit negotiations, Germany's slowing economy, inverted bond yields and a stalling housing market. These are just some of the factors that created a noisy first quarter in 2019.
Investors were subjected to a dramatic drop in the North American stock markets as 2018 drew to a close. Many factors contributed to this volatility, such as rising interest rates, Canadian oil price declines, trade tensions, and concerns about slowing global growth. In this year-end edition of Investors' Journal take a look at the economic review for 2018, and read about changes to Capstone's Traditional Equity Pool.
Steady and stable progress has been the theme throughout the latest quarter in both Canada and the United States. In this edition of Investor's Journal we will provide you with an economic update, as well as give you a glimpse into the way we choose new investments.