January 23, 2018 - AX.UN
New! Artis REIT - Price Target Update .....
January 20, 2018 - AAR.UN
Pure Industrial REIT - Acquisition Update .....
January 19, 2018 - EXE
Extendicare REIT - Price Target Update .....
January 18, 2018 - DIR.UN
Dream Industrial REIT - Earnings & Price Target Update .....
January 17, 2018 - WIR.U
WPT Industrial REIT - Earnings Update .....
January 16, 2018 - SMU.UN
Summit Industrial REIT - Price Target Update .....
January 13, 2018 - CHE.UN
Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund- Price Target Update .....
January 12, 2018 - NTR
Nutrien Inc. - 2018 Earnings Forecast .....
Recommendation Changes
SMU.UN, FTS, AQN, SJR.B, FN, more...

Confluence of Positives – Earnings: FTS, EMA, NPI, AQN, BEP

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Markets are off to a strong start for 2018, anticipating favourable 2017 year end earnings reports and a predictable path for interest rates.

It is taking the US central bank forever to raise rates, with good reason, if history since the mid 1970's is taken into account. The exceptionally slow pace of rate increases provides time for companies to adjust.

Making it even easier to adjust is cheap energy, exponential improvements to technology, and some big tax cuts in the US that should all work to more than offset the rate increases. Comments this week recap the periods of rate increases under the tenure of 3 different central bankers to make it apparent why gradual works best. This gives time for companies to adjust operations so dividends can keep growing. It also helps to have cheap energy, better technology and tax cuts along the way.

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New Issues & Acquisition
January 22, 2018
New! Atlantic Power Corporation - New Convertible Debenture
January 22, 2018
New! Artis REIT - 6% Minimum Rate Reset Preferred Units New Issue
January 19, 2018
New! Coverage Universe - Weekly Price Change Jan 12-19, 2018
January 17, 2018
New! Slate Office REIT - New Convertible Debenture
January 15, 2018
Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP - 5% Minimum Rate Reset Preferred Share New Issue
January 14, 2018
Preferred Share Recommendations(Historical) - Fixed Rate & Rate Reset
January 12, 2018
National Bank 0 4.6% Rate Reset Preferred Share New Issue
January 11, 2018
CIBC 4.5% Rate Reset Preferred Share New Issue