The Living Market Podcast: Episode 16

Share buybacks — when companies buy back their own stock — effectively reduce the amount of a company’s shares on the market. Fewer shares lead to more value per share, boosting the stock price and creating higher demand for the stock. Chief Investment Strategist for IG Wealth Management, Philip Petursson, explores the potential impact on the markets of the U.S. government’s proposed 1% tax on stock buybacks.

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About IG Living Market:

Inflation. Volatility. Bears and Bulls. There’s a lot to unpack in the markets – especially right now. Host Philip Petursson, Chief Investment Strategist at IG Wealth Management, brings clarity to the markets by sharing his views on the trends dominating the investment landscape and how they impact your financial life. Each week, join Philip for a five-minute episode as he breaks down current market trends and navigates “The Living Market”.

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