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18 Jun 2013 at 9:18am
by Scott Ronald, Steadyhand Investment Funds The mining sector has been ravaged over the past two years. Commodity prices have softened, financing has dried up and sentiment has tanked. It’s been a minefield for investors. Nowhere has the pain bee...
PENN WEST PETROLEUM (PWT.TO) TSX – Jun 18, 2013 – Newly Favoured by AdvisorAnalyst
18 Jun 2013 at 9:08am
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...
Commodity Snapshot 06/18/2013 (Bespoke) by Bespoke Investment Group
17 Jun 2013 at 10:43pm
by Bespoke Investment Group Below is a look at the year-to-date percentage change of ten major commodities. As shown, orange juice, natural gas and oil are the only three that are up on the year, while the other seven are down. Orange juice is u...
Looking for Growth? Go Small and Global by Liliana Castillo Dearth, AllianceBernstein
17 Jun 2013 at 10:39pm
by Liliana Castillo Dearth and Bruce K. Aronow, AllianceBernstein In the hunt for growth in today’s low-growth world, up-and-coming small- and mid-sized companies are a good place to start. But you need to look everywhere, from Indiana to Indonesi...
Interest Rate Policy To Impact The Dollar And Commodity Related Industries by David Templeton, Horan Capital Advisors
17 Jun 2013 at 10:34pm
by David Templeton, Horan Capital Advisors All eyes have been on the Federal Reserve recently as talk of tapering of the quantitative easing programs was introduced by some Fed governors. An outcome of reducing the QE influence on the economy woul...
When The “Worked So Far” Meme No Longer Works by ZeroHedge.com
17 Jun 2013 at 10:30pm
There is a potentially new macro paradigm evolving which Saxo’s Steen Jakobsen calls: Reality Hits as the Marginal Cost of Capital Normalizes. The Bermuda Triangle of Economics is that the world, so far, has been kept in artificial equilibrium by ...
JPMorgan: “Fed Stimulus Inflated Prices Of Financial Assets…. Removal Could C... by ZeroHedge.com
17 Jun 2013 at 10:27pm
Then: Risk-On/Risk-Off. JPMorgan’s Marko Kolanovic head of Equity Derivatives Strategy explains: Over the last 5 years, Treasuries and Equities had strong negative correlation. This was the risk-on / risk-off (RORO regime) in which Treasuries were...
Jeffrey Saut: “The Game of Risk” by Jeffrey Saut, Raymond James
17 Jun 2013 at 10:22pm
The Game of Risk by Jeffrey Saut, Chief Investment Strategist, Raymond James June 17, 2013 “To be sure, there is no exact definition of what ‘calling’ a market top or bottom involves. In the case of the March 2009 bear market bottom, for example, ...
Technical Talk: Comprehensive Market Technical Rundown (June 17, 2013) by Don Vialoux, EquityClock.com
17 Jun 2013 at 10:27am
Pre-opening Comments for Monday June 17th U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 13 points in pre-opening trade. Index futures moved higher in anticipation of encouraging comments expected to be released by the...
If the Japanese Market is Open, They’re Selling by Bespoke Investment Group
17 Jun 2013 at 10:20am
by Bespoke Investment Group Anyone who has been watching the Nikkei over the last month has noticed that the Japanese stock market has routinely been selling off throughout the trading day. Whether or not the index opens higher or lower, more oft...
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Stock to watch: Cameco shares could double on near-term catalysts
by SHIRLEY WON
18 Jun 2013 at 4:59pm
Fund manager thinks the uranium producer has much further to rally on some near-term catalysts
The close: Dow enjoys another triple-digit advance by By Malcolm Morrison
18 Jun 2013 at 4:45pm
But TSX underperforms as mining stocks decline
If Fed tightens policy, VIX will shrug by DAVID BERMAN
18 Jun 2013 at 3:15pm
Hey, that’s what happened in 1994
At midday: Stocks build on earlier gains by Malcolm Morrison
18 Jun 2013 at 11:49am
Traders await conclusion Wednesday of Federal Reserve meeting
Looking for a contrarian Apple bet? Try the analysts by DAVID BERMAN
18 Jun 2013 at 11:30am
Analysts’ enthusiasm is off the boil. Is that a buy signal?
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...
Too much liquidity can drain your returns
by NORMAN ROTHERY
18 Jun 2013 at 2:34pm
Investors pay far too much for the ability to buy and sell at a moment’s notice. The less liquid ...
Pharma stocks are just what the doctor ordered for Canadian investors by SCOTT BARLOW
18 Jun 2013 at 5:00am
Global health care sector provides compelling investment destination for investors looking to div...
How this Manhattan bridge led me to an investing epiphany by GABRIEL LOWENBERG
17 Jun 2013 at 7:27pm
Public exchanges are the toll bridges of the investment world. And there's plenty to like about C...
Inter Pipeline Fund remains a hold by LOU SCHIZAS
17 Jun 2013 at 1:22pm
Fund could have more to give, even after its massive run, says Lou Schizas
Lumber ‘supercycle’ could spell opportunity by MARTIN MITTELSTAEDT
16 Jun 2013 at 5:55pm
RBC Capital Markets’ forestry analyst Paul Quinn believes that lumber is about to enter a “superc...
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
- Coal Debt Roundup: Walter Energy Jumps 16%
by Dimitra DeFotis
18 Jun 2013 at 5:34pm
Shares of metallurgical coal producer Walter Energy made ...
MoneyGram Puts Itself Up For Sale by Teresa Rivas
18 Jun 2013 at 4:55pm
MoneyGram International (MGI) is putting itself up for sa...
La-Z-Boy Slips Despite Q4 Beat by Teresa Rivas
18 Jun 2013 at 4:40pm
La-Z-Boy (LZB) was falling 1% in after hours trading, aft...
Stocks Soar; Dow Marks Sixth Day Of Triple-Digit Swings by Teresa Rivas
18 Jun 2013 at 4:20pm
All three major indexes jumped in Tuesday trading, as inv...
Insider Buying Round-Up: Carlyle, Chesapeake, Copart Buck Selling Trend by Grace L. Williams
18 Jun 2013 at 3:37pm
Last Monday, the team over at InsiderScore updated us on ...