April 18, 2018

On Wednesday, the S&P 500 rose 0.1% while Toronto climbed 1.1%.

West Texas oil is at U.S. $68.75 which is a three year high.

The Bank of Canada left interest rates unchanged today.

BHP Billiton was up 3.5% to $43.00 for the BBL shares in New York.

AutoCanada was down 2.05% perhaps related to the weak auto industry sales for February that I mentioned yesterday.

TFI Industries as up another 1.9%.

The main threat to markets seems to be the same thing that caused U.S. markets to rise so much in the past 18 months – Donald Trump.