Kinder Morgan (KMI) is one of the largest transporters of natural gas in North America. Natural gas is one of, if not the, cleanest fossil fuels. Future demand growth, coupled with Kinder Morgan's massive network of midstream pipelines, make it a fantastic bet for investors looking for both gro
U.S. equity indexes sank Thursday afternoon, pitching sharply lower amid an announcement that President Donald Trump would impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, raising concerns of protectionists trade policies that could hit U.S. corporations and consumers.
President Trump just got the man he tapped to negotiate better trade deals for America.
Trump’s U.S. Trade Representative nominee, Robert Lighthizer, was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday, paving the way for him to renegotiate NAFTA, the free trade deal between the US, Mexico and Canada.
A delay in Lighthizer’s confirmation had held up the NAFTA negotiation process.....More>>>
2016 was a surprising year… It was the eighth year of this bull market. But that didn't slow things down. U.S. stocks jumped 12%. Oil prices soared by 45%. And gold had a wild ride, eventually ending the year up 9%. With all that happening, you might have missed the major boom that happened in our neighbor to the north… Canada. Canadian stocks had a....More>>>
Related Banking Problems In The Cannabis Industry Are 'Somewhat Overblown In The Press' IAnthus CEO Talks About Raising Capital For U.S. Cannabis Companies In Canadian Markets And Marijuana Stocks To Watch
Earlier this month, cannabis-focused financing and advisory firm....More>>>
A CNN headline reads: “$8 million in assets – and can’t get a mortgage.” If banks don’t lend money to prospective homeowners with uncertain earnings potential — even if they’re sitting on valuable assets — should you invest in a company with uncertain earnings potential simply because it’s sitting on a cash pile? Enter First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR).....More>>>
The Athabasca Basin is a region covering around 100,000 square kilometers in the Canadian Shield of northern Saskatchewan and a small portion of Alberta in Canada that suppliesas much as20% of the world’s uranium. Its also the world’s leading source of high-grade uraniumas10 of the 15 highest grade uranium deposits in the world are found in the region.
There are numerous trading techniques to consider for each and every options trade, so Fred Oltarsh at Options Strategy Network details five of the ones he considers extremely vital for trying to put the percentages in the trader’s favor.
The key to trading options contracts successfully (individual stocks and futures as well) is to put the percentages in your favor. This involves....More>>>
September 2nd 2016, BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY) issued a press release describing how its “SecuTABLET is being used by government agencies in Germany to ensure its staff can work on the go without falling victim to espionage”.
Almost immediately the internet blew up with the following headlines:
Reuters: “BlackBerry teams with Samsung for ‘spy-proof’ tablet....More>>>
Once upon a not-so-long-ago time, the legal cannabis industry was a regular Wild West for investors looking to get in early on a brand new sector. Issues of ambiguous if not downright contradictory legislation in the US and challenges to interfacing with the American banking system served as sizeable deterrents for larger institutional investors, leaving the myriad new opportunities to be taken....More>>>
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised marijuana legalization in his 2015 campaign, and he’s making good on that promise. By July 2018, our neighbors to the North are expected to legalize recreational cannabis throughout the country.
Trudeau made the promise because it had broad support from the people. According to a 2016 survey conducted by Nanos Research/CTV News, 66% of Canadian....More>>>
The OPEC deal and two new pipelines to be built in Western Canada saw my favorite oil & gas stocks tick higher – much higher in some cases. And, this should be just the beginning!
As supply and demand come back into balance, Western Canadian producers should find prices sufficient to fund growth without adding to debt. At the same time, the Trans Mountain pipeline will provide access....More>>>
We think it’s +53 Bcf for this week’s storage report.
We are keeping our estimate unchanged for the week. If storage injections come in around our figure, year-over-year surplus will decrease by another 43 Bcf. Looking at our current projections, the year-over-year surplus will go away completely by Oct. 14 and go into deficit in the following weeks.
United Continental (UAL) is todays high flyer in the Dow Jones Transportation Average, rising almost 3.5%.
MarketWatch reports that the U.S. air carrier revealed in a SEC filing late yesterday that to plans to buyback $1.5 billion in common stock during the first quarter of 2016. Thats roughly twice the size of the repurchase it initially planned.
Many have worried about the prospects of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project of Kinder Morgan (KMI) for longer than the project is worth. The odd logic about worrying about the project (in context of an IPO) is now Mr. Market may be more worried about the potential sale of a portion of the Canadian division. Either the potential sale is an advantage or the full ownership of the division executing....More>>>
I will get right to it. After describing the reasons behind its meteoric rise and the discussing why this name was one of my top blue chip top picks for 2017, it comes down to performance. Just this morning Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), as well as other large banks, are out with key earnings reports. This matters for the 2017 call and it matters for the share price which has skyrocketed in the last....More>>>
On May 31 of last year I published an article about Carter's Inc. (CRI), a manufacturer and retailer of children's clothing and accessories. Please take the time to read it here, as it explains my initial long thesis and will provide context for this article. Had you invested in Carter's on that
For me, Weyerhaeuser (NYSE:WY) is an example of why valuation always matters. Generally well-valued (if not richly-valued) for its high-quality timberlands and wood products operations, Weyerhaeuser has lagged the S&P 500 for total returns for quite some time. Even when you account for the t
In May of 2017, I wrote my first piece about AV Homes (NASDAQ:AVHI). The article outlines key aspects of the company's business as well as my original thesis for buying the stock. The piece was titled, "AV Homes - Homeownership Rates Are Climbing And So Is AVHI". My main thesis was - and still i
President Donald Trump ran on a ticket of making America great again. While the consensus on that point is very much split, what’s not deniable is the markets’ response. Trump’s pro-business agenda was credited for sparking an impressive rally. With enthusiasm overshooting rat
Zscaler's (NASDAQ: ZS) upcoming IPO, slated for Friday, March 16 according to the NASDAQ IPO Calendar, will be the first software unicorn to go public in 2018 after a particularly volatile first quarter. This IPO will be an interesting one to watch - coming off a strong first and second quarter