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The Magnificent Seven: Unveiling Concerns

The Magnificent Seven: Unveiling Concerns

While the Magnificent Seven have delivered impressive returns and reshaped industries, concerns have emerged regarding their outsized influence and the potential risks they pose to investors and the broader market.

Diversify Your Portfolio: Alternative Investments

Diversify Your Portfolio: Alternative Investments

From real estate and commodities to private equity and hedge funds, alternative investments offer a diverse array of opportunities that can complement traditional portfolios. Keep reading to learn more!

Markets with Mike – May 2024

Markets with Mike – May 2024

Let’s take a short glimpse at the current state of the Canadian economy and market in May 2024 to form opinions on whether the BOC will, should, or should have already cut rates.

Q1 2024 Market Commentary

Q1 2024 Market Commentary

The first three months of the year saw a continuation of the market froth that formed in Q4 of 2023 but with less breath. Keep reading for our market commentary for Q1 2024!

Catching Up with Freshman Golfer, Ethan Wilson

Catching Up with Freshman Golfer, Ethan Wilson

Peter Kinkaide, CEO of Raintree Wealth Management, recently had a call with Ethan Wilson, Freshman Golfer at the University of Illinois, to check in with him and learn a bit more about his upbringing and what lead him to pursue golf!

Portfolio Spring Update – Evolving Our Approach

Portfolio Spring Update – Evolving Our Approach

As Raintree Wealth Management (RWM) celebrated its 6th anniversary not too long ago, reflecting on the trajectory of our business journey fills me with pride and a sense of accomplishment. Over the years, we have consistently embraced evolution and change in managing money. From adapting to shifts in market dynamics to incorporating innovative strategies, our commitment to staying ahead of the curve has been unwavering.

Markets with Mike – March 2024

Markets with Mike – March 2024

In 2024, the spotlight has shifted from the once-revered “Magnificent 7” to the standout performance of the “Magnificent 4” – Nvidia, Meta, Microsoft, and Amazon. Their impressive strides contrast with the subdued performance of Tesla, Alphabet, and Apple. Nvidia’s stellar quarterly report, revealing surging demand for AI accelerator chips, has particularly fueled market enthusiasm. Amidst this, global equities surged by over 6% last month, while bond markets faced volatility due to shifting expectations around central bank interest rate cuts.

Markets with Mike – February 2024

Markets with Mike – February 2024

What market insights should you be aware of for February? From changes in interest rates to how prices are rising, and even the ups and downs of big tech companies, there’s a lot to unpack. Let’s dive in and see what they might mean for our wallets and the economy.

Teeing Up Support for Ethan Wilson

Teeing Up Support for Ethan Wilson

We are thrilled to share that Raintree Wealth Management has stepped onto the fairways to sponsor the promising golf career of 19-year-old Ethan Wilson; a Freshman Golfer at the University of Illinois and a member of the Canadian Junior National Golf Team.

Q3 2023 Market Commentary

Q3 2023 Market Commentary

Keep reading as we discuss the financial markets in Q3 of 2023. If you have any questions, we invite you to reach out to our team.

Update on the Middle East Crisis

Update on the Middle East Crisis

Watch the following video update from our CEO, Peter Kinkaide, on the conflict in the middle east from Raintree Wealth Management’s perspective as it relates to the financial markets.

Michael Freeman

Michael Freeman

Learn more about Michael Freeman, a Portfolio Analyst with experience of over a decade in public and private markets, and client services.

Q2 2023 Market Commentary

Q2 2023 Market Commentary

In Q2, the market keeps its eyes locked on the fight against inflation, which appears to be abating to a level much closer to both the historical average and Central Bankers’ target.

Emerging Markets

Emerging Markets

What are some of the benefits and challenges of investing in emerging markets, and what strategies can help you be successful?