Daily Market Commentary
The U.S. dollar continued to strengthen against the Canadian dollar yesterday, currently sitting just below $1.31 USD/CAD. Speculation that President Trump has removed his National Security Advisor McMaster is increasing worries that Trump will…
U.S. retail sales for February fell by 0.1% which was below expectations of 0.3%. Despite the weaker data, last month’s number was revised higher by 0.2% to 0.1%. Purchases of automobiles fell by 0.9%, which is the second straight month…
U.S. CPI for February increased by 0.2% for the month, which matched expectations. This is a slight decline from last month’s increase of 0.5%, with year-over-year headline inflation tracking at 2.2% in February. Inflation continues to creep…
Summary Despite the recent spike in volatility and share price correction, Foresters Asset Management ("FAM") remains bullish, based on strong global economic fundamentals and increased corporate earnings growth for stocks in North America. i…
Latest perspective piece from FAM on the implications of the North American Free Trade Agreement. [Read more]
It was the best of times and then suddenly it seemed like the worst of times. We’re referring, of course, to the recent burst of volatility in the stock market. [read more ...]
Foresters Asset Management Inc.
1500-20 Adelaide Street East
Foresters Asset Management Inc. (formerly Aegon Capital Management)... at a glance
Foresters Asset Management Inc. (FAM) oversees approximately $10 billion1 in retail, institutional, third party and asset liability matching investments. FAM is backed by the strength of Foresters Financial™, an international financial services provider with total funds under management of $44 billion1, overseen by more than 30 investment professionals.
Foresters Asset Management’s founding principles, and competitive advantage, focuses on four elements in managing portfolios and meeting our clients’ goals: People, Process, Portfolios, and Performance. We believe that with this focus, the client’s needs are at the forefront and guide all investment actions.
1 All figures in Canadian dollars as of December 31, 2016