As the chart below shows the CDN$ has been moving within a range for February and March after falling significantly in January. A move higher than 81 cents could trigger a move to 84 cents while a move below 78 cents could allow for a move to 75 cents. Meanwhile we are trading between 78 and 81 depending on daily economic news.
For those with more appetite for RISK (VOLATILITY) the SILVER chart is showing some positive signs (green circles). In this case you could own the BULLION or invest in a silver stock like SILVER WHEATON (below silver chart).
Government bond yields are still near historical lows. I strongly urge you to MINIMIZE the amount allocated to INVESTMENT GRADE bonds particularly those with a maturity longer than 5 years. A 1% INCREASE IN RATES WILL CAUSE CLOSE TO A 10% DROP IN CAPITAL FOR A 10 YEAR BOND!
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