Weekly Market Watch – Oil Prices Slide – Friday June 23, 2017

June 23, 2017

Oil Prices Slide

Crude oil made headlines this week for all the wrong reasons as the price of the commodity fell into bear market territory. Prices for U.S. crude were down more than 20% mid-week since their recent peak in late February meeting the definition of a bear market (a bull market would be a rise of more than 20% from a recent trough). Read More…

Weekly Market Watch – Politics Take Centre Stage – Friday June 9, 2017

June 9, 2017

Politics Take Centre Stage

Political flashpoints were in the spotlight this week with the U.K. voting and former FBI Director Comey testifying. Starting in the U.K., Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a sharp setback in her hopes to strengthen her political hand in Brexit negotiations by failing to win an outright parliamentary majority in Thursday’s election. Read More…