The best-performing Canadian stocks amid the commodities rout have one thing in common: the mighty U.S. dollar. Earnings estimates compiled by Bloomberg suggest their run will continue.How short sellers are building up a new front in their war on Canadian stocksThe TSX has been weighed down the past year by commodities. But now it faces a new threat: foreign investors […]
It’s been more than four years now since the giddily titled book Go Canada: The Coming Boom in the Toronto Stock Market and How to Proﬁt From It hit store shelves, advising its hopeful readers that within a decade the Toronto Stock Exchange would more than double in value to 30,000 points. Spoiler alert: not gonna happen. Since the release […]
Cuba once had a stock market, the La Bolsa de Valores de la Habana, which lasted from the 1920s until 1959, when the Cuban revolution ended private ownership in the country. The Havana exchange was, in fact, one of the largest stock exchanges in Latin America.Now, as President Obama moves the U.S. closer to ending the 60-year-old trade embargo with […]
Is there some secret holiday at work in the stock and currency markets that I’m unaware of? Volume is non-existent, with only deal buzz potentially stirring the Street from this spring slumber.Conditions can only be characterized as rail-thin, holiday-like volumes that leave major stock averages teetering just below record highs.In fact, the bond market has rallied for three days in […]
Algorithmic Trading System Has Signaled US Stock Market Has Reached a Critical Turning PointBy: Chris Vermeulen | Tue, Aug 5, 2014SharePrintEmailThe past two years we see the stock market steadily climb with low volatility. All investors and traders have had to do is simply buy the pullbacks within the stock market and riding the market to new highs. While this […]
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06.08.2014© Ron Turenne/Tennis CanadaTomas Berdych opens the stock market Tuesday with Toronto tournament director Karl Hale.It hasn’t all been about tennis for the players at this week’s ATP World Tour tournaments. ATPWorldTour.com provides a recap of the highlights.Rogers Cup – Toronto, CanadaTomas Berdych had an early wake-up call Tuesday as he […]
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05.08.2014© Ron Turenne/Tennis CanadaTomas Berdych opens the stock market Tuesday with Toronto tournament director Karl Hale.Tomas Berdych had an early wake-up call Tuesday as he was invited to open the stock market at the Toronto Stock Exchange, the largest stock exchange in Canada and the third largest in North America.The Czech […]
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John Templeton was one of the first US investors to engage in a more global attempt to find potentially profitable stocks.
Templeton was a value investor, and he scoured the globe in search of bargains. His investors won big, earning 14.5 percent annually on average from 1954 to 1992.
Today, global value investing is much more common. Many foreign stocks are very […]
North American markets are likely in for more volatility and sideways action this week as traders look to the final act of the Canadian first quarter corporate earnings season — reports from the big Canadian […]