Job Growth Continues in Edmonton?

WEEKLY MARKET UPDATE October 30, 2015 According to the City of Edmonton, the Edmonton Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) saw an increase in jobs last month.  The headline for the report reads “Job Growth Continues in Edmonton”.  Unfortunately, the net increase resulted from part-time job growth exceeding full-time job reductions.  Manufacturing, energy and logistics jobs took[…]

What’s the Future of Oil Prices?

WEEKLY MARKET UPDATE October 16, 2015 In this week’s update, we want to focus exclusively on oil prices. It’s humorous watching how large investment banks and energy insiders attempt to prognosticate future prices.  In 2008 Goldmans Sachs predicted that oil prices might reach $200 per barrel.  Recently, they came out and said we may see[…]

Weekly Market Update: October 2, 2015

WEEKLY MARKET UPDATE October 2, 2015 We were recently invited to a conference which hosted a number of CEO’s from publicly traded companies either headquartered in Edmonton or with a major presence in Alberta.  This included Chris Fowler, CEO of Canadian Western Bank, Bob Gomes from Stantec and Tom Orysiuk from AutoCanada.  Respectively, these three[…]