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The Relative Safety Of High-Yielding Stocks - 4 Names To Ponder As Interest Rates Plummet and Markets Waffle

We’re in a difficult period with the markets at the moment, as uncertainty surrounding U.S.- China trade talks is weighing heavily on stocks. With both sides throwing barbs and a resumption of talks not due until later this month, the pressure on the markets may very likely continue. With ...

Five Trendlines Revisited

About a month ago, I wrote an article for ChartWatchers titled “Five Trendlines You Should Be Watching.” The general idea was that, as long as those five trend lines held, then the market was still most likely in a very constructive phase. Revisiting those trend lines here will show that ...

rough copy 1 of The economics of Fuller Employment in the Twenty-first Century

The economics of fuller employment in the twenty first century. By Harold Chorney Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, CEA annual meetings Banff, Alberta May 30 2019 (this version is minus the charts because of computer problems) The economics of fuller employment in the twenty first century Ev ...

Things That Can Screw Up Your Investing!

I’ve written before about heuristics and cognitive biases in my Know Thyself series from a couple of years ago.  Here I put together a list of them with short definitions and explanations.  That space between your ears is generally a horrible investment decision maker. Continue reading "Things ...

When to Use a Computer and When to Use Your Brain

It’s well-established that computers outperform the best human players in chess, poker, Go, and other skills. The same is true in the game of investing. • We can use this fact to boost our long-term performance. Simple computer formulas outdo financial experts. Their minds and ours are cloude ...

The Rebel to Rabble Review: Reflections on Nanaimo-Ladysmith

Newly-byelected Green MP Paul Manly’s victory in Nanaimo-Ladysmith has put wind in the party’s sails as Canada glides to its next cross-country date with the ballot box this fall, Rabble politics writer Karl Nerenberg notes, and while his success in what was widely considered to be a safe spa ...

Merger should secure this dividend for another 46 years

This lubricant and chemical manufacturer saw its earnings jump 61.6% in the most recent quarter. The company has completed 12 acquisitions since 2010 and is waiting on U.S. government to approve its merger with a specialty chemicals, oils, and lubricants maker for the automotive, aerospace, mining, ...

Struggles at SNC-Lavalin, Bombardier not reflective of Canadian economy

OTTAWA — In case you haven’t noticed, two of Canada’s supposed corporate superstars, Bombardier Inc. and SNC-Lavalin Inc., are in the process of being dismantled. It’s been going on for some time now in the case of Bombardier but has lately speeded up when it comes to SNC-Lavalin, the big M ...

Tech Talk for Monday May 6th 2019

Pre-opening Comments for Monday May 6th U.S. equity index futures were lower this morning. S&P 500 futures were down 44 points in pre-opening trade. Index futures responded to a twitter comment by President Donald Trump that the tariff rate will increase next week from 10% to 25% on $200 billion Ch ...

Tech Talk for Thursday May 2nd 2019

  Responses to the FOMC Meeting News at 2:00 PM EDT Equity indices moved lower Bond prices moved lower U.S. Dollar Index moved higher The VIX Index spiked.   Observations Rough day for base metal and base metal stock prices on a breakdown by copper! Also, breakdowns by Freeport McMoran Copper ...