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24 May 2013 at 10:58am
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...
How to Get Flight Upgrades, and other Weekend Reads by AdvisorAnalyst
24 May 2013 at 10:43am
by Helen Lamanna, AdvisorAnalyst.com Here are this week’s reading diversions for your personal enlightenment. Have a great weekend! Daniel Boulud Gets ‘Grilled’ On Best Canadian Restaurants It’s no secret that New York star-studded chef Daniel Bou...
Revealed: Apple’s “Offshore” Cash Isn’t Even Offshore by Wolf Richter, TestosteronePit
24 May 2013 at 10:34am
Wolf Richter, www.testosteronepit.com, www.amazon.com/author/wolfrichter No one accused Apple of having violated US tax laws. The Senate subcommittee investigation and hearings merely exposed how Apple is dodging income taxes by doing what multina...
Charles Ellis: What It Takes to Be the Best in The Business by Consuelo Mack, WealthTrack
24 May 2013 at 10:23am
An exclusive interview with Financial Thought Leader Charles Ellis about “what it takes” to be the best in the business. Ellis shares fifty years of wisdom learned from advising firms and governments on where to invest. Originally Broadcast on May...
Divergences: TSX Venture vs. TSX Composite Relationship has Completely Broken... by Charts, Etc.
24 May 2013 at 10:13am
by Charts, Etc. I continue to survey the market landscape, trying to get a better sense of just how much further this rally has to go. I’ve written here before that I expected a correction last month, however I obviously underestimated the magnitu...
Most Investors Underperform Their Already Underperforming Funds by Joshua Brown, The Reformed Broker
24 May 2013 at 10:12am
Most investors underperform their already underperforming funds (via Market Shadows) Interesting article by Joshua Brown on investors performing worse than the funds they trade in and out of. It’s the same principle at play that Paul Price describ...
Technology Loses Share; Financials, Health Care Gain by Bespoke Investment Group
24 May 2013 at 10:08am
by Bespoke Investment Group Because of Apple’s (AAPL) struggles this year, the S&P 500 Technology sector has been one of the weaker performing sectors so far in 2013. This has allowed the Financial sector to make up significant ground in its race...
Wall Street Strategist Year-End SP 500 Price Targets by Bespoke Investment Group
24 May 2013 at 10:06am
by Bespoke Investment Group While the S&P 500 had a big downside reversal lower today, it’s still more than 8% ABOVE the average year-end price target that Wall Street strategists placed on the index at the start of 2013. Below is a table highlig...
US, Japan Gain on Rest of World in 2013 by Bespoke Investment Group
24 May 2013 at 10:04am
by Bespoke Investment Group Earlier today we looked at US sector weightings, and below we take a look at the percentage of total world stock market cap that the largest countries make up. As shown below, the US and Japan, which were the two large...
Common Money Manager Mistakes and How to Overcome Them by David Merkel, Aleph Blog
24 May 2013 at 9:59am
There is probably money to be made in analyzing the foibles of money managers, to create new strategies by taking on the opposite of what they are doing. What errors do most money managers make today? Chasing performance Over-diversification Bench...
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The week's best web reads: 10 stocks hedge funds love the most
by Darcy Keith
25 May 2013 at 9:00am
And the companies that Morningstar's ultimate stock pickers have the highest conviction on
The close: TSX slightly higher, Wall Street mixed by Linda Nguyen
24 May 2013 at 4:28pm
Gold sector takes a hit
End of ‘Abenomics’? More like the start of profit taking by DAVID BERMAN
24 May 2013 at 1:48pm
The reason for the Nikkei’s 7.3 per cent plunge could be simple: Investors took the cash
At midday: TSX, Wall Street lower ahead of long U.S. weekend by Linda Nguyen
24 May 2013 at 1:11pm
But markets get some lift from stronger-than-expected durable goods orders
At the open: Markets drift lower, Sears Holdings plunges by Darcy Keith
24 May 2013 at 9:44am
Traders turn cautious ahead of long weekend
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...
RioCan REIT CEO sells as bond yields rise
by TED DIXON
24 May 2013 at 8:21pm
Canadian 10-year bond yields have jumped over the past month and now hover around 2 per cent
Bullish on Manitowoc by MONICA RIZK AND RON MEISELS
24 May 2013 at 8:18pm
Founded as a shipbuilding company, the Wisconsin-based manufacturer now specializes in cranes and...
A strong moral compass hasn’t hurt this investor’s returns by LARRY MacDONALD
24 May 2013 at 8:17pm
Mary Dixon only buys stocks of Canadian companies that fit the parameters of her personal ethics
Payout ratio: A key clue to dividend sustainability by JOHN HEINZL
24 May 2013 at 7:59pm
There are no simple rules of thumb, but here's more on why understanding this ratio is important
Quality and value don’t have to be mutually exclusive by NORMAN ROTHERY
24 May 2013 at 7:55pm
How to maximize your returns on bargain-bin investments
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
- Weekend Reading: Resilient Bitcoin, Wasteful Yogurt and Charming Men
by Sam Mamudi
24 May 2013 at 4:48pm
Why won’t Bitcoin die? — Despite several near-death exper...
Dow Ekes Out Friday Gain, Down for the Week by Sam Mamudi
24 May 2013 at 4:37pm
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up slightly Frida...
Valeant Jumps, Up 13%, After Bausch Lomb Purchase Report by Sam Mamudi
24 May 2013 at 3:23pm
Shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX) spi...
GameStop’s Terrible Week, Down 21% by Sam Mamudi
24 May 2013 at 12:35pm
Videogame retailer GameStop (GME) wins this week’s Standa...
Stocks Down; Dean Foods Up, Abercrombie Plunges by Sam Mamudi
24 May 2013 at 10:40am
The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Standard & Poor’...