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 »
Ted Dixon
Tue, 05/19/2015 12:22
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 »
Ted Dixon
Thu, 05/14/2015 10:33
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 »
Sebastien Slone
Wed, 05/13/2015 14:03
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 »
James Kwantes
Fri, 05/08/2015 18:32
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 »
Ted Dickson
Wed, 04/29/2015 14:15
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 »
Ted Dixon
Mon, 04/27/2015 8:42
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 »
Nicholas Winton
Wed, 04/22/2015 13:26
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 »
James Kwantes
Wed, 04/22/2015 0:23
Welcome to the latest version of 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 »
Ted Dixon
Mon, 04/20/2015 12:24
What are we looking for?   The 10 highest ranking stocks in some of Canada’s most innovation-dependent sectors: health care, industrials and technology (HITs). Rankings are determined by the INK Edge V.I.P. criteria (valuations, insider commitment and price momentum). This is the same approach... Read more »
Ted Dixon
Fri, 04/17/2015 13:49