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'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

Investing

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

Investing

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

Economy

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

News

Canopy Growth Corp to become first marijuana company on S&P/TSX Composite Index

TORONTO — Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX:WEED) is being added to the influential S&P/TSX Composite Index in another milestone for Canada’s fledgling marijuana industry.

The cannabis producer will be added to the index’s health-care sector prior to the start of trading on March 20, S&P Dow Jones Indices said late on Friday. 161 more words

Investing

Why investors should be worried after 13 positive months for TSX, the longest winning streak in four years

Upbeat business and consumer surveys around the world are being backed up by strong data, both developed and emerging market economies are improving, monetary policy remains accommodative among G7 countries, and the prospects for global earnings continue to brighten. 323 more words

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