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It's back to school for investors too

It’s back to school for students and investors, so now is a perfect time to take a tally of what we know – and don’t know – about the Canadian equity market. 582 more words


'Excessive pessimism' toward Canadian stocks is overdone: BMO

Canadian stocks are lagging their international peers this year, but perhaps they could perk up if investors stop being such pessimists.

At least, that’s what BMO’s chief investment strategist Brian Belski believes. 763 more words


'Better off being overweighted in Canadian equities': CEO sees US$90 oil by 2020

Early last year, Jean-Guy Desjardins correctly predicted that Canadian equities were due for a rebound. He’s now saying oil prices will double, taking energy stocks along for the ride. 389 more words


MedReleaf plunges 28% on debut as investors turn bearish on marijuana stocks

MedReleaf Corp. tumbled as much as 28 per cent in the worst trading debut for a Canadian IPO in 16 years amid growing concern that pot stocks are overvalued. 332 more words


Oil, loonie and NAFTA: Investors may have good reasons to run away from the fastest-growing G-7 economy

Canada’s economy is flexing its muscles. Investors are not impressed.

The country’s economy expanded at an annualized 3.7 per cent pace in the first quarter, Statistics Canada reported Wednesday, easily tops in the Group of Seven. 718 more words


Correction in Canadian stocks may have already begun

The S&P/TSX Composite index has broken down based on key technical indicators, and in terms of both earnings and relative performance to other regions, suggesting a correction in Canadian equities has already begun. 421 more words

Trading Desk

Here's to May 4, 2017, the busiest day for annual meetings in Canada

For those with sense of history, May 4, 2017 is a special day: it marks the peak meeting day for Canadian listed companies. One can debate how much heat and how much light occurred at the various sessions held across the country. 302 more words