For Canadian Investors, Oval Office Is Wrong Place To Look For Answer To Sluggish Returns


## [U.S. Election 2020 Live: What investors need to know to navigate market turmoil: Victor Ferreira](https://financialpost.com/investing/u-s-election-2020-live-what-investors-need-to-know-to-navigate-market-turmoil)
> 7:30 a.m. — Nov. 4, 2020 Good morning! As we all expected, one night was simply never going to be enough time to announce the next president of the United States. It’s close — according to CNN, Democratic nominee Joe Biden has a slim lead in elect…
## ['Everybody knew this fall surge was coming:' What went wrong with Ontario's COVID testing: Gabriel Friedman](https://financialpost.com/news/economy/everybody-knew-this-fall-surge-was-coming-what-went-wrong-with-ontarios-covid-testing)
> With colder weather on the horizon in many parts of Canada, experts have said that testing is key to stopping a second wave of the coronavirus. Yet it’s clear a second wave is already well underway in many places. On this week’s Down to Business, …
## [Tips to help you create a realistic holiday budget that you can actually stick to: StackCommerce](https://financialpost.com/personal-finance/tips-to-help-you-create-a-realistic-holiday-budget-that-you-can-actually-stick-to)
> This article was created by StackCommerce. While Postmedia may collect a commission on sales through the links on this page, we are not being paid by the brands mentioned. The holiday season is nearly upon us and, according to both a r…
## [Struggling airline sector in need of 'comprehensive' survival plan, Conservative MP says: Barbara Shecter](https://financialpost.com/transportation/struggling-airline-sector-in-need-of-comprehensive-survival-plan-conservative-mp-says)
> Conservative transport critic Stephanie Kusie says Canada’s struggling airline sector needs a “comprehensive plan” for surviving the coronavirus pandemic, which so far the federal government has failed to provide despite promises since May. “Every…
## [For Canadian investors, Oval Office is wrong place to look for answer to sluggish returns: Victor Ferreira](https://financialpost.com/investing/for-canadian-investors-oval-office-is-wrong-place-to-look-for-answer-to-sluggish-returns)
> The past four years under U.S. President Donald Trump produced one of the best runs for the S&P 500 during a first-term presidency. Trump introduced massive tax breaks for the country’s wealthiest, cut regulations and, at times, seemed to align policy with …
## [The Bank of Canada is supposed to be independent, but it might not hurt if it knew what Finance was up to: Kevin Carmichael](https://financialpost.com/news/economy/the-bank-of-canada-is-supposed-to-be-independent-but-it-might-not-hurt-if-it-knew-what-finance-was-up-to)
> Some think the Bank of Canada might be consciously enabling Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s spending habits by purchasing billions of dollars’ worth of government debt each week with newly created money. “We will be watching the Bank of Canada wit…
## [Loonie's best friend may be a Democratic sweep, currency analysts say: Victor Ferreira](https://financialpost.com/investing/loonies-best-friend-may-be-a-democratic-sweep-currency-analysts-say)
> A Democratic clean sweep in Tuesday’s U.S. elections could power the loonie to a short-term high of 78 cents to the greenback, according to analysts who argue that such an outcome would likely fuel a risk-on approach in markets. National polls sti…
## [Analysts say $40 crude best-case scenario as new oil floods market amid soggy demand: Geoffrey Morgan](https://financialpost.com/commodities/energy/analysts-say-40-crude-best-case-scenario-as-new-oil-floods-market-amid-soggy-demand)
> CALGARY – New oil is flooding the global market at a time when the resurgence of COVID-19 in Europe and elsewhere is causing crude demand to crater and the confluence of those two factors, deemed “the sum of all fears” by analysts, could hang over oil markets…
## [Mediocrity can be more dangerous than the great unknown — especially in investing: Martin Pelletier](https://financialpost.com/investing/investing-pro/mediocrity-can-be-more-dangerous-than-the-great-unknown-especially-in-investing)
> Human evolution is a powerful force especially when it comes to how it has influenced the development of our subconscious minds. Most of us let fear control our decision-making process with the goal of protecting the three main drivers of our ego:…
## [Donald Trump's stock market: It's been a wild four years: Financial Post Staff](https://financialpost.com/investing/donald-trumps-stock-market-its-been-a-wild-four-years)
> The U.S. stock market has been on a tear since U.S. President Donald Trump’s unexpected defeat of Hillary Clinton on Nov. 8, 2016.

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