U.S. stock futures are trading lower this morning. The Dow Jones is headed for its fourth losing session in a row. Tensions on Wall Street have risen since the Labor Day weekend, with trade concerns front and center.
Specifically, the U.S. and Canada are set to resume contentious trade talks after failing to reach an agreement last week. President Donald Trump has said that the U.S. will....More>>>
In this segment from MarketFoolery, host Chris Hill is joined by Motley Fool One’s Jason Moser and Stock Advisor Canada’s Taylor Muckerman to talk about a buyout north of the border: Canadian Tire — a general retailer, despite the name — last week announced its deal for specialty apparel business Helly Hansen. The buyer paid something of a premium, but the Fools see some....More>>>
America’s newspapers were already struggling. Now they dread new tariffs on Canadian newsprint that they believe will make a strained situation even worse.
The US Commerce Department applied the tariffs to Canadian paper in January and March, causing the price of newsprint to spike about 30% overall, according to print publishers. The increase is making companies consider whether....More>>>
The Nifty50 continued its northward journey for the sixth consecutive week as it crossed another milestone of 11,700 on first day of August expiry week and ended at record closing high, driven by positive global cues. The rally in bank stocks on hope of early resolution to non-performing assets also boosted investors’ sentiment.
The index formed robust bullish candle on the daily candlestick....More>>>
Rockville, MD, based Investment company Burt Wealth Advisors buys International Business Machines, Canadian National Railway Co, Microsoft, Amgen, SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Growth ETF (based on S&P MidC, West Pharmaceutical Services, Charter Communications, Qiagen NV, IQ Hedge MultiIQ Hedge Multi-Strategy Tracker, iShares Morningstar Large-Cap, sells PIMCO Enhanced Short Maturity Active Exchange-Trad,....More>>>
Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL trimmed its position in Canadian Natural Resources (NYSE:CNQ) (TSE:CNQ) by 28.6% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 133,100 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock after selling 53,248 shares during the period. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL’s....More>>>
&l;p&g;The stock price of Canadian cannabis producer Cronos Group (TSE:CRON) has seen a stellar run over the last year, rising from levels of roughly CAD 1.80 in June 2017 to about CAD 9 currently. The uptick in the stock price has been driven partly by Canada&a;rsquo;s move to legalize cannabis for adult consumers for recreational purposes and a booming medical marijuana market in Canada. Since....More>>>
A strange thing happens during roaring bull markets. When the economy and stock market are booming, investors seem to forget the fundamentals of stock picking. With nearly every stock being carried higher as the major indexes break record after record, investors think that value no longer matters.
But nothing could be further from the truth. Using fundamentals to locate value stocks works....More>>>
The Canadian dollar has soared 8% this year – which is a big move in the currency markets. But based on our research, those big gains are likely to end soon… You see, the Canadian dollar just hit its "most loved" level since 2013. It's now at a sentiment extreme. We love to see sentiment extremes like this… They're great opportunities for....More>>>
Clairvest Group (OTC:CVTGF) (TSE: “CVG”) was founded in 1987, based out of Toronto. It is a private equity management firm that is managing about $1.7 Billion (all dollars in Canadian unless otherwise mentioned). It is one of the four major publicly listed diversified private equity firms operating out of Canada; the others being Alaris Royalty (OTC:ALARF), Onex Corporation (OTCPK:ONEXF)....More>>>
As expected, the first day of the Farnborough Airshow was a busy one for the two major commercial jet makers. Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced orders for some 59 new passenger jets, while European rival Airbus said it took orders for 100 new planes. Not all these orders are new or firm.
Before turning to the scoreboard, one item of special interest is an order from United Airlines for 25 Embraer....More>>>
Last month, Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI) finally gave up on its controversial expansion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline in Canada by selling the entire system to the Government of Canada for 4.5 billion Canadian dollars ($3.5 billion). As a result, the company will lose out on the opportunity to invest $5.7 billion in expanding the system, which would have generated CA$1.1 billion ($850 million) of annual....More>>>
Numis Securities cut shares of Safestore (LON:SAFE) to a hold rating in a report published on Thursday morning.
Several other research analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. Liberum Capital reissued a buy rating and set a GBX 560 ($7.46) price objective on shares of Safestore in a research report on Thursday, February 22nd. Peel Hunt reissued a hold rating on shares of Safestore....More>>>
Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on June 15. Of the companies we watch, short interest rose on two of three solar stocks and on three of four alternative energy stocks.
First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) saw short interest soar by 75% to 7.26 million shares. Days to cover fell from four to one. In the two-week....More>>>
Crestwood Equity Partners (NYSE:CEQP) was by far the best-performing master limited partnership (MLP) in 2018. While the average MLP tracked by the Alerian MLP ETF delivered a negative total return last year, Crestwood's total return was an exceptional 17%. Driving that outperformance was a noti
Wall Street brokerages forecast that BEST Inc (NYSE:BSTI) will post $1.19 billion in sales for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have provided estimates for BEST’s earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $1.26 billion and the lowest estim
GW Pharmaceuticals PLC- (NASDAQ:GWPH) CEO Justin D. Gover sold 22,620 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, February 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.50, for a total transaction of $282,750.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief exec
There's a huge controversy surrounding when the best time to claim Social Security benefits is. Some believe that you should get moving as soon as possible, claiming benefits at your first opportunity when you turn 62. Others point to the ability to get larger monthly payments if you're willing