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Technical Overview by Nicholas Winton, Hedgehog Trader and @HedgehogTrader on Twitter   Thank you for joining us for our technical look at the mid-cap oriented INK Canadian Insider (CIN) Index. Since our last update in which we highlighted several bullish characteristics of its chart, the... Read more »
Nicholas Winton
Sun, 09/20/2015 18:37
We are working on two themes for Monday's Market INK report in wake of the Thursday's double-header for the markets. First up was Janet Yellen and her band of monetary policy makers. After months of preparing investors for a rate hike, she not only delayed, but also backtracked. For months we have... Read more »
Ted Dixon
Fri, 09/18/2015 14:13
Technical Overview by Nicholas Winton, @HedgehogTrader on Twitter Thank you for joining us in this new weekly feature where we take a technical look at the INK Canadian Insider Index. In August, the index suffered a quick and sharp sell-off before rebounding and paring its losses. Following its... Read more »
Nicholas Winton
Wed, 09/16/2015 21:44
One of the most important decisions a government makes is the appointment of the CEO in charge of the cost of living, the governor of the Bank of Canada. The Harper conservatives abandoned the principles of sound monetary policy in the home stretch of the last mandate with the appointment of... Read more »
Ted Dixon
Fri, 09/11/2015 10:45
John Robins' connection to the Yukon runs deep -- his great-great grandfather trekked north as part of the Klondike gold rush of 1896 to 1899, joining an estimated 100,000 prospectors seeking their fortunes. The geologist is part of a modern-day gold rush in the territory as chairman of Kaminak... Read more »
James Kwantes
Tue, 09/08/2015 13:38
Markets are in the process of resetting as the US central bank effectively put to rest any notion that it was going to do anything more to help inflation get back to its 2% target. On Saturday, Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer addressed the Kansas City Federal Reserve economic symposium at Jackson... Read more »
Ted Dixon
Wed, 09/02/2015 10:15
What are we looking for?   We are halfway to the next semi-annual rebalancing of the INK Canadian Insider Index, which will be implemented on Nov. 20. Today, we look for the stocks that are leading candidates for inclusion in the 50-stock index used by the Horizons Canadian Insider Index ETF... Read more »
Ted Dixon
Mon, 08/31/2015 2:29
As we suggested in our INK subscriber Monday market comments, we expect market participants to be fixated on what Fed vice-chair Stanley Fischer says about inflation at a key speech to be given at the end of this week in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. For more than a year we have been writing about the... Read more »
Ted Dixon
Tue, 08/25/2015 11:19
With the recent volatility in world markets and currencies, market commentators and mainstream media outlets have become bearish on oil, gold and even the broad markets (think magazine covers screaming 'this is the end!').  The investor herd is running scared, as evidenced by $2.8 billion in... Read more »
Nicholas Winton
Wed, 08/19/2015 11:15
Will Canadian housing suffer the same fate as the oil and gas sector? While in our view the answer is ultimately yes, insiders are signalling if so, not just yet.   Over the past week we have seen some insider buying in the mortgage finance area which suggests that profits are still to be... Read more »
Ted Dixon
Tue, 08/18/2015 14:37

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