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April 15, 2017 - Present

February 2018
February 17, 2018 - Benjamin Tal, Deputy Chief Economist at CIBC World Markets on the recent downturn – it’s a blip and bull market will continue.  Also, his thoughts on inflation, growth, earnings and interest rates in coming months.  Saving money for your family on Family Day weekend!  Justin Mastrangelo and Courtney Gilmet of BDO Canada on saving more of your money by avoiding tax via prescribed rate loans and family trusts and the potential changes to capital gains rates in the upcoming federal budget. Artificial intelligence for child protection.  Lloyd Richardson, Canadian Centre of Child Protection on Arachnid, a web crawler developed to find child sexual abuse on line in an effort to find perpetrators and protect our kids.  
February 10, 2018 - Ken Herbert, Industrial Sector Analyst, Canaccord Genuity on aerospace and defense sectors.  Do defense stocks fare well due to US spending in the sector? Which ones look good right now for buying and the cycle investment horizon for this area. Tony Dwyer, Chief Strategist, Canaccord Genuity on the recent market correction which, according to him is “natural, normal and healthy until you get one”.  Where will the market go from here? Niels and Evan Christensen of the Christensen Real Estate Group in Toronto on the real estate market, from urban condos and suburban bungalows.  Has recent government legislation had an effect on the market, if so, will it last. 
February 3, 2018 - Andrew Morganti, Lawyer, represents investors on class action law suits by shareholders.  Is it worth your time and effort to try and collect money on these?  Michael Graham, Technical Analyst with Canaccord Genuity on Amazon and crypto currency.  Rafi Tahmazian, Canoe Financial, on selling Canadian gas and oil and the critical importance of pipelines.  
January 2018
January 27, 2018 - Don Vialoux,  Market Analyst with stocktwits.com@equity clock.  Don discusses the Loonie, the U.S dollar and the oil sector in Canada and the U.S.  Jeffry Skurka, President of Classica Imports in Toronto on the business of men's fashion.  What a man should spend on suit, sourcing for retailers and current trends.  Brian Reynolds, Asset Class Strategist at Canaccord Genuity on the U.S. credit boom and which way  stocks are heading in this bull market.   
January 20, 2018- Matt Bottomley, Research Analyst at Canaccord Genuity on legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada and the suppliers and producers in the product.  Will their be enough supply by summer 2018? How big is the market in Canada and abroad.  Jeff Blanco, Head of Foreign Exchange at Canaccord Genuity, on the Loonie, the US dollar and where it is going to go this year.  Also, what is going on with the Yen and other currencies.  Mike Walkley,  Technology Analyst at Canaccord Genuity,  on Apple and iphone X and Blackberry and driverless cars. 
January 13, 2018 - Ron Meisels, Analyst with Phases and Cycles and Joe Farrell Quaqntitative and Technical Analyst with Velocity Capital, both discuss Canadian and global  quantitative strategic outlook on where the markets are heading in 2018 and where Canadians should invest their dollars. Simon Akit, Global Head of Energy Sales for Canaccord Genuity 
January 6, 2018- John Johnston, Chief Strategist with Davis Rea gives a a global perspective on what to expect in the market for 2018.  Michael Bellamy, Financial Planner, Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management, on retiring in 2018 and how to plan for it by practicing it.  What expenses you need to consider keeping in your retirement and what expenses you can delete - what is your financial 'diet'? Trends in estate planning.  Brad Lamb, Real Estate Developer, on the future of real estate in Toronto and how building constraints by the city and the province will lead real estate prices to skyrocket. 
December 2017
December 30, 2017 - Macro Tourist author, Kevin Muir,  on 2017 and what it was good for, and which kind of investor did well.  Mania of blockchain and when and where will the next crash begin? Drew Donaldson Managing Partner and Chief Sales Officer with  Safebridge Financial Group on big changes in qualifying for a mortgage come January 2018.  What will this mean to potential home buyers and the housing market.  Michael Cochrane, Partner with BTZ LLP regarding the statistical increase in divorce in the month of January. What you can do to ensure that your divorce is handled well.  
December 23, 2107-Mac Young, former organizer of toy drive on charitable giving.  Bruce Linton, Canopy Growth on working towards legalized recreational cannabis use.  Tony Dwyer, U.S. based Chief Market Strategist, Canaccord Genuity wraps up 2017 and looks ahead to the market in 2018. 
December 16,  2017 -  Justin Mastrangelo and Courtney Gilmet of BDO on tax changes that will affect Canadians with professional corporations regarding income splitting; charitable giving providing a tax credit.  Bruce Linton, founder of Canopy Growth on the burgeoning business of cannabis as we move toward legalization.  Amos Nadler, Professor of Behavioural Finance, expands further on a discussion started in last week's show discussing what makes people make poor decisions when investing; gender differences in decision making; fear and greed. 
December 9, 2017 - Ross Healey, Strategist with Strategies Analysis Corporation, who focuses on do it yourself investors,  on earnings forecasts, are they manipulated?  Banks as investments, Europe vs the United States. Bitcoin and borrowing against it.  Cat Williams, model and entrepreneur creating her own career via social media. How she used education and experience in the entertainment industry to create a following on Instagram and make money doing it.  Amos Nadler, Professor in Behavioural Finance on how people act on investing. Are the cosmos easier to predict in 100 years than the price of a stock next week? Gender differences in investing – testosterone vs estrogen.  
December 2, 2017 - Niels Christensen of the Christensen Real Estate Group on real estate in Toronto and its transition. Michael Graham, Canaccord Genuity Analyst on FANG stocks - Facebook, Apple Netflix and Google and crypto currencies such as Bitcoin.  Rob Young, Canaccord Genuity Tech Analyst further discusses crypto currencies, such as Bitcoin and Etherium.  


November 2017

November 25, 2017 – Thomas Goggins, Senior Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at Manulife Asset Management on investing in bonds and where he sees value internationally. A convertible is not a car, find out what it means.  Robert Jukes, International Strategist Canaccord Genuity in London, England on the global stock and bond markets.  How is Canada faring in comparison?   Will there be a Santa Claus rally or will it be “bah humbug”?  Sarah Scott, Lawyer in Los Angeles, California on drafting contracts in the entertainment industry; code of conduct clauses and costs to business associated with this. 
November 18, 2017 - Jules Clyde, President and Founder of BeachHead Professional Recruiting Services, on charity and Covenant House's Sleep Out to raise money and awareness of homeless youth.  Toronto raised more money than any other North American Covenant House for the event.  Rafi Tahmazian, Energy Portfolio Manager Canoe Financial on investing in energy and emerging rally in the sector.  Tony Dwyer, Chief Strategist with Canaccord Genuity on North American bull market – when to get in and buy, when is a pause or correction due and by how much.  
November 11, 2017 – Remembrance Day, The Macro Tourist blogger, Kevin Muir, on uranium and how it is traded; Canadian millennials vs their American counterparts, who is better off?  Also, FANG stocks (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google) vs value.  Mike Walkley, Canaccord Genuity Tech Analsyt on Apple and chip makers Broadcom and Qualcomm and the new iphone X.  Joseph Galli, Chairman of Pentor Finance, on private equity.  
November 4, 2017 - Benjamin Tal, Deputy Chief Economist with CIBC World Markets on the current state of the markets, what’s hot and what’s not. Richard Remillard of the Private Capital Marketing Association on crowdfunding; what it is and how you may do it to raise money for any endeavor you undertake. Camilo Lyon, Retail Analyst at Canaccord Genuity on  fashion retailing and how it’s all about product innovation to grab market share and what Amazon is doing to affect it. 
October 2017
October 28, 2017 - Javed Mirza, Canaccord Genuity’s Technical Analyst on the bull market we are in and how long it will run. Justin Mastrangelo and Courtney Gilmet of BDO Canada on how small business owners can start preparing before impending tax changes  are imposed by the federal government in 2018  that could seriously affect their investment.  Kent Moore, Physicist and Professor at the University of Toronto on how the state of our changing global environment can and should affect where we invest our money.  
October 21, 2017 -Real estate brokers Brad Lamb and Jake Child on real estate in the GTA and borrowing money for it. Tommy Turner, trader  with ENJ Securities on the New York Stock Exchange on riding the bull market.Michael Bellamy of Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management on how much you need when you retire.Tribute to the late great Gord Downie, playing the Tragically Hip throughout. 
October 14, 2017 -  Brian Reynolds, Asset Class Strategist, Canaccord Genuity on the growth of shadow banking. Matt Ramsay, Tech, Media and Telecom Analyst with Canaccord Genuity on artificial intelligence and innovations around driverless cars. Joey Vendetta, Head of Industry Relations at Live Nation on the evolution of concert productions in the music industry.  
October 7, 2017 -Stuart Raftus, President of Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management on how independent, bespoke investment firms differ from big banks and how artificial intelligence is becoming more of a factor in investing.  Mike Iozzi of Illustro Trading at the New York Stock Exchange on how trading has changed in recent years.  Justin Mastrangelo and Courtney Gilmet of BDO discusses taxation with Dave and DJ Lazy Ray, entrepreneurs and small business owners. 
September 2017
September 30th, 2017 -Simon Akit, Global Head of Energy Sales for Canaccord Genuity on technology in oil production and the interesting importance of sand; Dvai Ghose, Global Head of Equity Research and Head of Strategic Development on television broadcasting, namely Netflix, and Canadian content; Michael Quach, Senior Analyst with Canaccord Genuity in London England with a global perspective on market analysis; Ron Meisels of Phases and Cycles market analysis on bull markets, a US dollar correction, the fear of October and the current wave the market is in.  
September 23, 2017 -  Employment lawyer and mediator, Kumail Karimjee of Karimjee Greene and Karimjee Resolutions Inc., on what to do if you are let go from your job or given a package.  Also, what to do when you are hired to ensure you know the terms of your employment and arranging the best terms for yourself.  Simon Marcotte, Vice President of Corporate Development at Mason Graphite on the innovation of graphite in the storage of power and the development of batteries for electric cars.  Macro Tourist, Kevin Muir, on blockchain, US dollar, Euro, Loonie among other topics. 
September 16, 2017 - Benjamin Tal, Deputy Chief Economist at CIBC World Markets on the rise of the Loonie, interest rates and broad economic growth and Canada. Don Allan, Director, Producer and Founder of Revolver Films on TIFF, the Toronto International Film Festival, and its significance to the city as well as the business of TV and film production in Toronto.  Ted Garrard, CEO of the Sick Kids Foundation on the impact of giving and the importance of the upcoming Canaccord Genuity Great Camp Adventure Walk to raise funds for the hospital. Matt Bottomley, Canaccord Genuity Analyst on the business of legalizing marijuana in Canada.  Among topics discussed, distribution and taxation.   
September 9, 2017-Martin Roberge, Canaccord Genuity’s North American Strategist on the recent flight of the Loonie and his sector allocations and targets for the TSX into the end of the year. Jeff Blanco, Canaccord Genuity’s Head of Foreign Exchange, also on the Loonie, giving us a trader’s perspective on the rapid ascent of the Canadian bird.  Susan Ross, Former Vice President and General Manager at Corus Entertainment, and now educator at Ryerson University, talks about women in broadcasting and the future and opportunity’s available to young media graduates. Susan shares how students are doing a few things differently these days to get ahead. Sarah Scott, Entertainment Lawyer from LaPolt Law, Los Angeles.  Sarah helps a large number of globally recognized celebrities and artists, such as Steven Tyler, navigate the demanding entertainment industry.  She provides great advice for budding artists looking to make a name for themselves.  
September 2, 2017 -The business of hockey with NHL All-Star and Stanley Cup Champion, Nick Boynton, on his experience in the NHL, life after hockey and financial advice for the stars of tomorrow.  Jason Child, Vice-President of Land Services at CBRE, www.cbreland.ca.  Raw land has the unique features of low maintenance costs, capital expenditure and depreciation. Jason offers some insightful views and expertise on investing in land. Bruce Linton, Co-Founder and CEO of Canopy Growth on the opportunities and challenges of running Canada’s largest Cannabis L.P. The cost of post-seconday education. Our summer student, Ansel Gravelle, on saving for and the cost of post-secondary education. 
August 2017
August 26, 2017 - Mike Walkley, Technology Analyst at Canaccord Genuity on the 10th anniversary of the iphone and his expectations for the iphone 8 and why he remains constructive on Apple.  Canaccord Genuity’s Chief Market Strategist Tony Dwyer on his road map for the market and why he remains fundamentally bullish. Lastly, Doug Grieve, President at Slater Asset Management and Preferred Share Portfolio Manager.  Preferred shares offer a tax efficient way to generate yield in this low interest rate environment.  Being complex instruments that are often misunderstood, Doug walked us through the basics, discussing how he evaluates this asset class and his investment process.    
August 19, 2017 - Brian Reynolds, Canaccord Genuity’s very own Asset Class Strategist on American pension funds and why they matter. Also discussed, Amazon Inc., and the massive debt issuance that the company has established. Robert Jukes, Canaccord’s Global Strategist, touching base from London, England on the current equity market and whether or not he thinks it is overvalued. The lion of the Real Estate world, Frank Leo, who dominate the Toronto housing market. Frank’s success comes from his marketing efforts as he has established a powerful personal brand that sets him apart from other Toronto brokers. 
August 12, 2017 - Justin Mastrangelo and Courtney Gilmet, from BDO Canada  discuss potential changes regarding the corporate tax legislation and how it could impact small business owners.Debbie Landers, Vice-President at IBM Cognitive & Industry Solutions on artificial intelligence and machine learning through IBM’s Watson. Michael Quatch Canaccord Genuity Analyst from London England discusses the fire and fury between North Korea and Donald Trump. How does Trump’s rhetoric impact the market?
August 5, 2017 - Susan Senecal, COO at A&W Food Services of Canada on the future of A&W, and how they continue to serve the Canadian market, without the use of hormones or steroids. Rafi Tahmazian from Canoe Financial discusses the energy sector, and the ballooning innovations regarding energy storage. Could a giant balloon be the future of the energy world? CEO and founder of iFinance Canada, Ann Kaplan on how she created a multi-million dollar company from scratch, that offers Canadians instant access to consumer loans, for a wide spectrum of needs. She finished her interview by providing us with some motivational wisdom for young female entrepreneurs, looking to turn their ideas into reality.
July 2017
July 29, 2017 - Brian Reynolds, Canaccord’s  Asset Class Strategist discusses why the equity bull market has 3 to 5 years to run.  Brooke Thackray, author and ETF strategist with Horizon’s  tells us how his ETF HAC-T, a seasonal ETF, is positioned right here right now.Rachel Bowman, Founder of IRIS BLU, a PR and Promotional company.  Rachel is a highly successful woman entrepreneur and she is under 30. 
July 22, 2017 - IBM’s Manav Gupta, Distinguished Engineer and CTO of Cloud discusses the latest in technology, blockchain and leading innovation at IBM. Kevin Muir, Trader and Author of the Macro Tourist on  his experience trading Bitcoin. His commentary is complemented by Manav’s and his experience with Blockchain. Our summer intern, Ansel Gravelle, adds some interesting crypto commentary. In addition, Kevin gives us an interesting opinion on the Canadian housing market and his unique perspective on its correlation to the Loonie. And finally, an appearance from another member of the Wolfpack. assistant Samantha Kim, joins us to provide her unique experience of working in her family business and travelling to North Korea.  
July 15, 2017 - Michael Bellamy, financial planner,  co-hosts as we discuss all things tech with Rob Young of Canaccord Genuity.  Also from Canaccord Genuity, David Galison on  pipelines and utilities.  Another interesting and fun interview with Ron Meisels, technical analyst on market phases and cycles.
July 8, 2017 -  Derek Dley, Canaccord Genuity Retail and Consumer Analyst to discuss the ever changing landscape of retail with the looming threat of Amazon. Michael Quach, Canaccord Genuity Senior Research Analyst joined us from London, England to chat with us about global growth, the Chinese economy and how it impacts our Canadian economy.Melanie Dekker, a dynamic singer/songwriter/performer from Vancouver spoke with us about the challenges of being an independent artist.Mortgage rates rose this week. Drew Donaldson, Managing Partner of Safebridge Financial Group gave us his insight and perspective on Canadian lending with mortgage rates on the rise.
July 1, 2017 - Happy Canada Day! Fred Vettese, Chief Actuary from Morneau Shepell on managing longevity risk (outliving your money) and important facts about the Canada Pension Plan (CPP). Also the pure math behind receiving CPP early at age 60 versus  65 to age 70. Our Financial Planner, Mike Bellamy also joined us for this segment to provide his practical experience and expertise on pensions. Jeff Blanco, Canaccord Genuity Head of Currency, Foreign Exchange and Treasury, on the recent strength in the Loonie and his future outlook. Building on the popularity of last week’s money and music theme, former music executive and entrepreneur Lindsay Gillespie on the music industry and the vinyl renaissance. 
June 2017
June 24, 2017 - Change in the music business is the theme. Jeremy Summers, formerly of A&M records, now with FOX TV in Los Angeles, Jeremy heads up the music arm of FOX TV.  Michael Graham, Canaccord Genuity analyst  joins us covering Pandora Media, Apple, Amazon and of course Netflix.  DJ Lazy Ray, musicologist and in house DJ at Terroni's in Toronto will  join Jack and I throughout the show. 
June 17, 2017-Kyle Rose, Biomedical Device and Services analyst with Canaccord Genuity.  Tony Dwyer, Canaccord Genuity strategist on what drives stocks higher.  Rick Davis our software analyst on valuation and why you have to view growth tech names differently.  Jeff Blanco our head of currency shares some insight into what has been providing some lift for the loonie this week.  
June 10, 2017 -Kevin Muir, author of The Macro Tourist and John Johnston, Chief Strategist at Davis Rea, in a roundtable discussion throughout the show. Manulife fixed income portfolio manager Tom Goggins on opportunities and challenges of managing fixed income in a low interest rate environment.  Canaccord’s Genuity Financial Planner, Mike Bellamy, on the three most common mistakes in financial planning.  Yuri Lynk, of Canaccord Genuity on how the government spends your hard earned tax dollars and investment opportunities in Canadian infrastructure sector.   John Johnston on global markets and the loonie.   Rafi Tahmazian, Energy Portfolio Manager with Canoe Financial, on the state of the energy markets and the changing landscape in Western Canada.  Jason Mills, Canaccord Genuity’s Med-Tech analyst, on technology to help us live longer and healthier lives.  
June 3, 2017 -  Kevin Muir, writer of The Macro Tourist on hisexperience of trading Bitcoin and views of other crypto currencies.  Will and Estate planning Lawyer, Jennifer Lynch from Dale & Lessmann, LLP on the importance of a sound and current Will.  Terry Thib, North American Portfolio Manager for IA Clarington.  
May 2017
May 27, 2017 - North American strategist, Canaccord Genuity Martin Roberge on Canadian investments; Michael Bellamy of Canaccord Genuity provides a follow up for a savings plan for our resident milennial, Alley Adams, also of Canaccord Genuity; Doug Taylor, analyst at Canaccord Genuity tells us why Warren Buffett is liking airline stocks now; another installment of Elliott wave theory. 
May 20, 2017 - Brad Lamb on real estate in Toronto; charitable giving options discussion with Covenant House; helping millenials plan their financial future with Canaccord Genuity Financial Planner Michael Bellamy and Canaccord Genuity Marketing Manger, Alley Adams; Market cycles and phases with technical analyst Ron Meisels.
May 13, 2017 - Mother's Day edition.Jeff Blanco, Canaccord head of currency; Matt Ramsey, Canaccord Tech Analyst; Jenny Ma, Canaccord REIT analyst;Melissa Sariffodeen, co-founder and CEO, Ladies Learning Code; Tracey Bochner, co-founder and president Paradigm Public Relations; Sandra Longo, founder, Navy Street Charity for Persons with Disabilities.
May 6, 2017 - Matt Wood of Vertex Value Fund;Mark Goldfried, Canoe Financial on bonds; Condo Chris Borkowski on condos in Toronto; Warren McCain, CA, on US citizens in Cananda and the IRS; David Tulk, Fidelity Investments, on value in the marketplace.
April 2017
April 29, 2017 - Brexit and Frexit;  Apple; gold; finances and divorce, what to do and when; market strategy. 
April 22, 2017 - Earth day talk on sustainable energy;  A look at "bubbles";  FANG stocks; Challenges to investment in Canadian oil:  Real estate developer Brad Lamb.  
April 15, 2017 - Tax avoidance with tax lawyer; Marijuana stocks and the business of medical cannibas;  Wall street update with Canaccord Genuity chief strategist, Tony Dwyer.  


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