Doug Porter Quotes


19 Doug Porter quotes:



"The Fed wants the economy to keep churning out steady, consistent growth for as long as possible -- that's their No. 1 objective, ... They have made it very clear that they don't want to snuff out the expansion."
"The continued moderation in inflation has pushed down yields. The Bank of Canada doesn't sound overly concerned about inflation."
Author: Porter Quotes Category: Canada Quotes
"In this environment, the Bank of Canada has very little room for error, and cannot be overly focused on a single sector of the economy, no matter how weak."
Author: Porter Quotes Category: Canada Quotes
"Both of today's reports were mildly dovish but the bigger picture suggests the Bank of Canada has some work to do on the tightening front."
Author: Porter Quotes Category: Canada Quotes
"Part of the story here is the growing view among nonresident investors of the bargains to be had in Canada. There are any number of U.S. or foreign publications that are highlighting the Canadian market and how well it's performing, and to some extent it becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy,"
Author: Porter Quotes Category: Canada Quotes
"Part of the story here is the growing view among nonresident investors of the bargains to be had in Canada. There are any number of U.S. or foreign publications that are highlighting the Canadian market and how well it's performing, and to some extent it becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy."
Author: Porter Quotes Category: Canada Quotes
"[March's report] didn't meet the markets' worst fears, and on those grounds I view it as somewhat bullish, ... I don't really see any discernable sign that job growth is slowing. The underlying trend is still extremely robust job growth, which will lead the Fed to raise rates again."
Author: Porter Quotes Category: Fear Quotes
"(On Wednesday) it was oil and gas and on Thursday it's paper and forest products and gold, which is a name you don't hear too often on the winning side."
Author: Porter Quotes Category: Gold Quotes
"Canada's trade picture remains very healthy, at least on the surface, thanks to booming commodity prices. The more recent slide in natural gas prices suggests that this may mark the peak for the surplus in this cycle."
Author: Porter Quotes Category: Trade Quotes
"Because we do have two very strong hot spots (Alberta and B.C.) it does somewhat increase the risk from inflation for the country as a whole."
Author: Porter Quotes Category: Risk Quotes
"If I had to say there was a risk, it would be that they'll move 50 basis points -- I wouldn't rule that out completely, ... many people find it difficult to stick to that kind of prediction."
Author: Porter Quotes Category: Risk Quotes
"As has been the story for most of this month, again on Monday it's largely a technology story."
Author: Porter Quotes Category: Technology Quotes
"Again the technology story remains dominant, ... that was certainly the major story of the fourth quarter of 1999."
Author: Porter Quotes Category: Technology Quotes
"I think you can make a case that it was led by a turnaround by the technology sector in the U.S.,"
Author: Porter Quotes Category: Technology Quotes
"Technology had been the big loser last week and part of this week as well. And part of that was because there was a little flutter of concern over the Fed, which I have to think was justifiable at the time. But a lot of those concerns have been put right back into bed."
Author: Porter Quotes Category: Technology Quotes
"No real common thread on the equity story. I guess one area of strength was in the financial sector. Partly, that was due to the rebound in bond prices."
Author: Porter Quotes Category: Strength Quotes
"What's quite encouraging about some of the strength we've seen in recent weeks, is that we're almost seeing a rotation form one sector to another. In other words, while industrial products and technology have been the clear winner this year, there have been a number of supporting actors."
Author: Porter Quotes Category: Strength Quotes
"Nothing has happened beyond the U.S. border to offset the U.S. economy's strength,"
Author: Porter Quotes Category: Strength Quotes
"I think you can definitely make a case that this is as much a U.S. dollar strength story as a euro weakness story, ... We also think the U.S. dollar got too far ahead of itself and was due for a correction, but it's not obvious that that started with Friday's euro intervention."
Author: Porter Quotes Category: Strength Quotes



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