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Fourth Quarter 2014

The first half of 2014 has seen a continuation of the bull market for equities that is now over five years old. Despite an economic contraction in the United States during the first quarter (much of which was caused by […]


Third Quarter 2014

After more than five years of strong equity markets, particularly in North America, some signs of excess are starting to appear. A few weeks ago, a Chinese internet company called Alibaba went public in New York, representing the largest initial […]


Second Quarter 2014

The first half of 2014 has seen a continuation of the bull market for equities that is now over five years old. Despite an economic contraction in the United States during the first quarter (much of which was caused by […]


First Quarter 2014

The Rempart team has now been together for over a decade. Over this time, we have outperformed the major North American stock market indices on a relatively consistent basis, which we are proud of. How did we accomplish this? First […]


Fourth Quarter 2013

A year ago, we wrote the following outlook: “We are in the fifth year of a steady stock market recovery from the dramatic downturn of 2008-2009… In 2013, we expect more of the same. We believe that the United States […]


Third Quarter 2013

It has been five years since the beginning of a freeze in credit markets which led to a global financial markets “meltdown” and the start of the “Great Recession”. Since then, economies and equity markets around the world have staged […]


Second Quarter 2013

As we enter the summer months, we are once again confronted with volatility in global equity markets. In recent times, market concerns have been macro-economically driven and this time is no different. Strengthening corporate fundamentals, including increasing earnings and growing […]


First Quarter 2013

Earlier this year, we provided an outlook for global equity markets. For the world’s largest and most important economy – the United States – we forecast that its economy would continue its steady progression of economic growth, despite the highly […]


Fourth Quarter 2012

Despite the pervasively negative sentiment expressed in the financial news media, stock markets around the world produced positive returns in 2012. The best performing market region was where the news was most grim a year ago – Europe. Equity markets […]


Third Quarter 2012

Following the “great recession” of 2008 – 2009, the United States economy has slowly but steadily recovered. Much of this has been propelled by the deft management of quantitative easing (QE) by the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank. As the U.S. […]

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