Our Feature Stories
23 May 2013 at 11:06am
SIA Charts Daily Stock Report (siacharts.com) The SIA Daily Stock Report utilizes a proven strategy of uncovering outperforming and underperforming stocks from our marquee equity reports; the S&P/TSX 60, S&P/TSX Completion and S&P/TSX Small cap We...
Is There Value in Today’s Stock Market? (Smead) by William Smead, Smead Capital Management
23 May 2013 at 10:06am
by William Smead, Smead Capital Management Due to the recent strength in the US stock market, we thought it would be helpful to followers of Smead Capital Management to understand the history of our core investment beliefs and where our portfolio ...
7 Things About The Mainstream Media That They Do Not Want You To Know by Market Shadows
23 May 2013 at 10:01am
7 Things The Mainstream Media Doesn’t Want You To Know (via Market Shadows) 7 Things About The Mainstream Media That They Do Not Want You To Know By Michael Snyder, Economic Collapse Blog Have you ever wondered who controls the mainstream media? I...
Chasing Like a Pro by Joshua Brown, The Reformed Broker
23 May 2013 at 9:56am
Chasing Like a Pro (via Market Shadows) Chasing Like a Pro Courtesy of Joshua M Brown, The Reformed Broker Put it this way, this is not the sign of a bottom or a young bull market… From Barron’s: Major hedge funds are reportedly buying, or have bo...
Tennis Anyone? (Visscher) by Steve Visscher, Mawer Investment Management
23 May 2013 at 9:52am
by Steve Visscher, Mawer Investment Management I went to an estate sale this weekend. This wasn’t something I planned to do, but simply a spontaneous decision after seeing a sign in my neighbourhood. I approached the front door feeling excited abo...
Look at the Spreads in Asset Class Returns YTD by Capital Spectator
23 May 2013 at 9:49am
by Capital Spectator The great divergence in performance among the major asset classes in 2013 rolls on. US REITs and US equities continue to lead the charge on the upside, pulling further away from the laggards, which are headed on the downside b...
QE from 35,000 Feet by Scott Minerd, Guggenheim Partners LLC
23 May 2013 at 9:44am
by Scott Minerd, CIO, Guggenheim Partners LLC “A number of macro trends have proven fortuitous for the Federal Reserve’s implementation of quantitative easing (QE). The European financial crisis and recession, as well as the depreciation of the ye...
Present Shock and The Loss Of History And Context by Charles Hugh Smith, Of Two Minds
23 May 2013 at 9:42am
Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog, In his new book, Douglas Rushkoff examines the telescoping of time and context wrought by ubiquitous digital technologies. One of the few observers who is able to articulate a coherent critical a...
The Portfolio Manager Strategy Cycle by Cullen Roche, Pragmatic Capitalism
23 May 2013 at 9:32am
by Cullen Roche, Pragmatic Capitalism I get a kick out of watching how the cycle of emotions never changes over time. If there’s one guarantee in the markets it is that people respond to the same environments with the same cyclical thought proces...
Challenging Investor Assumptions About Emerging Markets by Dodd Kittsley, iShares
22 May 2013 at 11:50am
by Dodd Kittsley, iShares It’s always a good idea to check in on your portfolio to make sure it’s still giving you the exposure you originally intended. But just like eating an apple a day or flossing every night, most of us tend to ignore this k...
The information contained on this Web site is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to provide legal, accounting, tax, investment, financial or other advice to you, and you should not rely upon the information to provide any such advice. We do not offer investment advice, and we do not manage investment assets on behalf of investors. Although we believe that the information provided on this Web site is accurate and complete and we try to keep the information current, we do not provide any warranty, express or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness of any information provided as part of this Web site.
Stock to watch: Exchange Income offers hefty yield with acquisition tailwinds
by SHIRLEY WON
23 May 2013 at 5:59pm
Shares of the Winnipeg-based aviation and specialty manufacturing company have gained 14 per cent...
The close: Stocks weaker but sharply off session lows by Angela Moon
23 May 2013 at 5:00pm
TSX ends down 94 points, with U.S. stock market losses even milder
Beware the dreaded ‘melt-up’ by DAVID BERMAN
23 May 2013 at 4:11pm
More observers are wondering if stocks are diverging from fundamentals
Finally, signs of progress at Sears Canada by Darcy Keith and Sonali Verma
23 May 2013 at 2:11pm
Plus, BMO downgrades Sprott
At midday: Wall Street pares losses, TSX still hurting 23 May 2013 at 12:29pm
Traders think earlier drop was excessive
Jeff Rubin's Smaller World
Fracking for Yellowcake: The Next Frontier?
by Jeff Rubin
4 Feb 2013 at 4:52pm
It works for oil and natural gas, so why not frack for uranium too? After all, America relies on ...
Do We Have Enough Water to Frack Our Way to Energy Independence? by Jeff Rubin
21 Jan 2013 at 7:44pm
In chemistry you quickly discover that oil and water don’t mix. The same is true in the energy in...
How Big is Canada’s Oil Subsidy to the US? by Jeff Rubin
7 Jan 2013 at 11:13am
Consider the tale of Suncor and Canadian Natural Resources, two of the largest oil sands producer...
The Price for Energy Independence by Jeff Rubin
19 Nov 2012 at 12:36pm
Move over OPEC, North America is about to become a net exporter of oil. At least that’s the suppo...
Growth Alone is Not the Answer by Jeff Rubin
10 Oct 2012 at 10:50am
If we know anything about what makes our economy tick we know this: Feed it cheap oil and it runs...
3 top picks from Burgeonvest Bick’s John DeGoey
23 May 2013 at 8:00pm
His focus is on personal finance and ETFs.
Why have North American indexes defied the 'sell in May' strategy? by Don Vialoux
23 May 2013 at 5:27pm
Unlike previous years, volatility at the beginning of the unfavourable season has been expressed ...
3 top stock picks from First Asset’s John Stephenson 22 May 2013 at 8:00pm
His focus is on North American large caps and resource stocks
Bulls will keep running, Canaccord analysts say by SIMON AVERY
22 May 2013 at 7:28pm
Enthusiasm fuelled by low inflation, easy monetary policies, rising amounts of lending, steady ec...
Time to take some profits with this auto stock by LOU SCHIZAS
22 May 2013 at 1:54pm
A 64% profit in two months is a great run, says Lou Schizas
WSJ.com - DealJournal
Kyle Bass Keen on Yellow Pages Co. — Sohn Conference
by Emily Glazer
8 May 2013 at 1:27pm
emBy Emily Glazer/em The yellow pages business isn't dead yet. That's according to Kyle Bass, p...
6 May 2013 at 2:48am
Hong Kong's IPO market is shifting into high gear this week with two billion-dollar offerings but...
Aerosoles Shoe Chain Seeking Buyer or Partner by Jamie Heller
2 May 2013 at 12:53pm
The private-equity owner of the Aerosoles shoe chain is seeking a buyer or strategic partner for ...
15 Apr 2013 at 3:49pm
Dish Network Corp.'s surprise $25.5 billion bid for Sprint Nextel Corp. may leave the No. 4 carri...
JPM Veteran Corio Joins Miller Buckfire by Emily Glazer
15 Apr 2013 at 1:32pm
Restructuring adviser Miller Buckfire Co. is growing its bankruptcy and restructuring practice o...
15 Apr 2013 at 11:29am
Dish Network is now engaged in what is something of a tug-of-war with Japan’s Softbank over the f...
15 Apr 2013 at 9:39am
If you were confused by all the moves Dish Network has been making in recent years, its vision sh...
Dealpolitik: Dish’s Audacious Topping Bid for Sprint Is No Slam Dunk by Ronald Barusch
15 Apr 2013 at 9:25am
Dish has made a stunning bid to buy Sprint for a cash-and -stock deal valuing Dish at $25.5 billi...
15 Apr 2013 at 9:11am
To release or not to release, that has been the question for Citigroup when it comes to reserves ...
15 Apr 2013 at 8:14am
Chief Executive Michael Corbat is in the early stages of making good on his promise to turn Citig...
Hulbert Financial Digest
- Dow goes for another record
11 Mar 2013 at 1:40pm
MarketWatch Radio's Adrienne Mitchell reports on the Dow'...
Housing seen more as fixer-upper, not teardown 13 Jul 2012 at 2:45pm
Wall Street is acting like the housing industry is a dece...
Banks test risk-taking investors 6 Jul 2012 at 3:49pm
Attracted by stocks others won't touch? Mark Hulbert says...
Only Wall Street knows how Wall Street will react 29 Jun 2012 at 1:23pm
Trying to guess how Wall Street will react to news is a f...
Can stocks keep rising rest of 2012? 22 Jun 2012 at 1:01am
The Dow, Nasdaq and SP are up 3%, 10% and 6% respectively...
Barron's Stocks to Watch Today
- Sears Plunges 12% on Worse-Than-Expected Loss
by Sam Mamudi
23 May 2013 at 5:49pm
Shares of Sears Holdings (SHLD) are down about 12% in pos...
Stocks Pare Early Losses; Close Down Slightly by Sam Mamudi
23 May 2013 at 4:38pm
The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 12.67 points Thursd...
Gap Profit Rises, Beats Estimates by Sam Mamudi
23 May 2013 at 4:08pm
Retailer Gap (GPS) said late Thursday that its first quar...
Finding Insider Buys in a Sea of Sales by Grace L. Williams
23 May 2013 at 3:20pm
It’s no secret that we’re always looking for interesting ...
New-Home Data Boosts Homebuilders by Sam Mamudi
23 May 2013 at 11:34am
Sales of new homes in April were up 29% from last year, h...