News & Media

How is retirement changing?

As the majority of the population is moving towards or in retirement typically defined as age 65 or older, we are understanding how retirement is changing. The recent Sunlife 2019 survey offers some warning signals that find retirement is not all that it is cracked up to be. A November 2019 Sunlife survey offers some sobering statistics: … Continue reading How is retirement changing?

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Financial Markets and Impeachment

Geopolitical events of your neighbour and largest trading partner under impeachment can be amusing cocktail discussion but have real investment and financial markets implications. Our partners at NBF Economics offer a very objective analysis of two previous scenarios. Financial markets have been significantly influenced by the trade and tariff wars as the current economic indicators … Continue reading Financial Markets and Impeachment

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Hampton Financial Corporation: New Executive Appointments

We are pleased to announce our new executive team. Please enjoy our press release here.

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Economic Watch Q3 2019

Our partners at National Bank Financial offer a 2019 fourth quarter perspective on changing global economic trends and what to expect for the balance of the year. What they are watching for: September’s (Canadian) labour force survey will draw the most attention. No less than 304,000 jobs were added in the country in the first … Continue reading Economic Watch Q3 2019

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Enjoy Our Updated Trade Execution Policies

With the emergence of multiple competitive marketplaces in Canada, Hampton Securities Limited (“Hampton”) prepared this policy to inform its clients of the conditions and activities that could affect them in this trading environment. For all our legal policies, please read here: https://www.hamptonsecurities.com/legal/

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Trade Wars – ‘The Yin and The Yang’

The Canadian and American economies are proving to be resilient in light of current global trade tensions and wars. U.S. consumer spending, which accounts for an outsized share of GDP, bounced back strongly, supported by the lowest unemployment rate in 50 years. Canada’s wage growth and inflationary pressures have emerged against a steady, central bank … Continue reading Trade Wars – ‘The Yin and The Yang’

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Women and Wealth

Here are some interesting facts about Female Investors: -Women have accounted for over 50% of job gains, as gender wage gap still exists but has narrowed in 2019. -Women outlive men by 6 years on average. -By 2028, it is estimated that women will control $4 Trillion in financial assets and if real estate assets … Continue reading Women and Wealth

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Tariffs, Trade and Your Investment Portfolio

Canadians have an understandable bias towards building investment portfolios that own Canadian stocks and bonds. Our partners at National Bank Financial Economics suggest that the world of Trump tariffs and trade policies may require a new approach to how to analyze your investments. In an article from Investment Executive Canada, National Bank Financial recommends, “In this … Continue reading Tariffs, Trade and Your Investment Portfolio

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Record Canadian Jobs Report

Great news for the Canadian economy as a record number of full-time jobs was declared in April 2019 with 107,000 added. Our partners at National Bank Financial, Economics offers a balanced view of this one month surge.

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Outlook On Housing

Interpreting recent economic signals in the first quarter of 2019 is challenging. Housing markets in main urban centers are cooling. This is generally interpreted as a good sign and potentially averting a housing bubble. It appears that the new rules on speculation, foreign ownership and increasing mortgage rates have had a positive impact on a … Continue reading Outlook On Housing

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