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Fred Ketchen Quotes

Our market is obviously benefiting again from higher energy prices, for one. Then you've got also some interest in segments of the financial services side following a number of earnings ... Commerce bank (CIBC) certainly beat estimates and that stock is up.
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#Energy

The market will look with some satisfaction on U.S. inflation numbers for August. If you remove gas and oil, they're tame.
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#Inflation

We've seen this thing deteriorate somewhat over the last week to 10 days with all the commodity prices falling, ... Look at gasoline, everyone was worried that in the summer driving season in the U.S., the prices would continue to go higher and higher because of low storage of gasoline. Well, now that's all been fixed up. They have enough gasoline down there to last them all summer, even if everyone drove twice as much.
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#Commodity

There's no reason now not to proceed with conversion. The uncertainty hanging over the sector has been taken away.
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#Reason

We're getting a big push today from the price of gold, (and) they're chasing after any kind of mineral whether it be zinc, copper, lead, copper, aluminum - you name it.
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#Gold

It's the same old story. The natural resources, particularly the materials side, is the one that is adding the strength again to our market.
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#Strength

We're getting good earnings reports. The market is also responding to strength in natural resources.
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#Strength

It's a spotty market and it isn't totally convinced where it wants to be. It reacts almost instantaneously to news until all of a sudden you want to change your mind and go the other way.
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#News

I think there is still some hesitation in this market as to where the economy and stocks are going,
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#Economy

The market is still nervous and directionless, and it is still looking for a reason to do one thing or the other. In the meantime, it does whatever it does to a modest degree and then breathes a sight of relief and says we got through that one without much trouble,
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#Reason

The market is still nervous and directionless, and it is still looking for a reason to do one thing or the other. In the meantime, it does whatever it does to a modest degree and then breathes a sight of relief and says we got through that one without much trouble.
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#Reason

You can put four economists in a room and come up with eight opinions.
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#Opinions

Dreams can turn into nightmares.
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#Dreams

I guess there's more of an attraction to Canada than just our well-run businesses.
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#Canada

There's a lot of money that's been taken out of the market and it's sitting on the sidelines. I expect sooner or later we'll see some stabilization because some of these (stocks) are getting down to the area where they're becoming very, very attractive.
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#Money

I'd rather be the owner of the fund. I'm much happier watching the profits accrue to the mutual fund company shares.
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#Company

Commodity prices are remaining firm and that's helping producers. Inflation is lower than expected on both sides of the border, suggesting an end to interest rate increases. That improves sentiment overall and helps stocks rise.
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#Inflation

The market has grown and people are more aware of wealth-generating opportunities and risks in the stock market, but (those are) risks they're comfortable to take, I guess.
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#Stock Market

If momentum can take 'em up, momentum can bring 'em back down again.
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#Momentum

The volatility of our market continues and I think there's still a lot of confusion as to where this market, at least in the short term, is going to travel.
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#Confusion #Volatility

People were looking at things that don't have any revenues yet, that don't have any profits yet; they have a product and they have hopes and dreams.
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#Profits

The overall sentiment in Toronto today was watch and see, wait and pick your spots and I think we'll continue to see that kind of thing along the way, ... This was a market that marked time, a market that keeps wanting to follow New York, follow the Dow.
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#Sentiment

I think that most people with some discerning capabilities will decide to wait until tomorrow and find out what Alan Greenspan has to say. That seems to be the overriding consideration on the market at the present time.
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#Capability

This isn't a very convincing rally but nevertheless things have settled away. Not a whole lot of trade but things are looking a little more stable than they were yesterday,
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#Rally

Thank goodness for the natural resource sector. We weren't saying that a while ago. This was an area that was leading us down the pathway to oblivion.
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#Goodness

Overall, this is a little strange coming into a weekend. You don't normally expect this in the summertime, to see this kind of strength. So you have to give the majority of the credit to that jobs report,
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#Jobs

Dell started the whole thing off with their reiteration of where they thought their earnings and revenue are going to be in this quarter. That has certainly ignited a bit of enthusiasm, particularly on the technology side,
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#Earnings

The Toronto market has had only one down day so far in 2006. But I think we're looking for some confirmation that we're doing the right thing and earnings are going to help us along that way.
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#Earnings #Confirmation