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In our last piece, we shared our bullish view on the stock market and highlighted the iShares Russell Microcap (IWC*US) chart.
Since that time the index has shaken out investors and bullishly powered back above its 50 day moving average. The microcap index finds itself again trading near all time... Read more »
It never ceases to amaze us how much attention is given to consumer sentiment surveys south of the border. On Friday, a widely followed sentiment survey was released that indicated American consumer sentiment had dropped. Only a month ago that same survey indicated that consumer confidence was... Read more »
Move over real estate, insiders appear to be setting up for a long-rate rebound. REITs and other defensive stocks such as utilities lost ground in the semi-annual rebalancing of the 50-stock INK Canadian Insider (CIN) Index. Taking their place is a mix of resource and economically-sensitive... Read more »
Can two of Canada’s best known billionaires be on to something? Investors may learn more when Just Energy Group (JE) releases year-end results next Friday, May 14th, after the market closes.
Shares of Just Energy have been in the penalty box for years. Volatile prices for energy, notably natural... Read more »
As a former director, president and co-CEO of Goldman Sachs (GS*US), John Thornton had presumably developed a thick skin as well as a large wallet.
The uber-profitable U.S. investment bank - famously described as a "great vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity" by Rolling Stone writer... Read more »
Late last night we posted our April INK Edge Top 40 stocks on the INK Research website for subscribers. Saskatchewan focused Foran Mining Corporation (FOM) took the top spot. Miners in general have had a strong showing this month: Claude Resources Inc. (CRJ) and Dominion Diamond Corporation (DDC... Read more »
With hockey playoffs in full swing, on Saturday's edition of This Week in Money I explained to host Jim Goddard how insiders are edging out of the defensive zone. Less REITs and slightly greater risk in the Energy sector point to a more growth-oriented posture among insiders. These moves might also... Read more »
We are pleased to celebrate the re-launch of Canadian Insider by sharing some thoughts on the market.
We begin with a particularly noteworthy chart. The iShares Russell Microcap Index Fund (IWC*US) is a chart I have been following closely. It may surprise people that this fund which holds small... Read more »
Vancouver mining magnate Ross Beaty has been dubbed a "broken slot machine" for his track record of identifying mineral deposits, developing them and selling them to majors.
Beaty's latest scores were the sales last year of Augusta Resources, of which he was a 10% shareholder, to Hudbay... Read more »
Welcome to the latest version of CanadianInsider.com as we strive to make the service more tablet and mobile friendly. We know that it often takes time to get accustomed to changes, so we have tried to make it worth your while by including new features that will help you make better investing... Read more »