Market Commentary: The Year Ahead, 2019 Market Forecast


PODCAST January 28, 2019


Show Summary

As it is a new year, The Wealth Exchange brings a special 2019 predictions episode, and a look back on 2018. Rob Edel, Nicola Wealth Management’s Chief Investment Officer, joins Mark Therriault to look back on all the changes in the markets, as well as investing in 2018. Rob also discusses his 2019 predictions of what’s to come in investing, portfolios, and the markets.

Rob and Mark discuss some of the exciting changes to the podcast going forward, Nicola Wealth’s investment philosophy, the benefits of diversification (in regards to portfolios), and why Cash Flow investing is greatly beneficial going into the new year.


Key Takeaways:

[:29] About today’s episode.

[1:30] Mark and Rob review major headwinds in 2018 for markets and


[5:22] Rob’s predictions and outlook for 2019 for markets and investing.

[8:12] Outlook for 2019 from Canada’s standpoint.

[11:03] Rob summarizes his outlook for 2019.

[11:53] When looking at client portfolios (and his own), what types of assets

is Rob looking to rebalance?

[13:26] Nicola Wealth Management’s investment philosophy and the benefits

of diversification (in regards to portfolios).

[19:57] Why Cash Flow investing is greatly beneficial.


Guest Bios

About Your Host — Mark Therriault

Mark is the Financial Advisor and partner of Nicola Wealth Management — and your host for The Wealth Management podcast.

As a member of the NWM Planning Team since 2006, Mark has become his clients’ trusted advisor. He prides himself on providing an exceptional experience to his clients while quarterbacking their financial affairs.

Mark earned his Bachelor’s degree in Economics with a minor in Finance from the University of Calgary. He went on to secure his CFP designation and also completed the CIM, CSC, the B.C. Life Insurance License.

For his full bio, visit: nicolawealth.com/ourteam/marktherriault



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