Airlines

Canada’s Best Aeroplan Credit Cards

Now that Air Canada has acquired the Aeroplan loyalty program—and announced that it will be replacing Aeroplan with something new in 2020—we know that credit card offerings will be changing in the future, too. In the meantime, Air Canada has promised it will be business as usual when it comes ...

Tech Talk for Monday July 15th

Pre-opening Comments for Monday July 15th 2019 U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 6 points in pre-opening trade. China announced second quarter GDP. Rate of growth on a year-over-year basis dropped to 6.2%, lowest rate of growth in 22 years. Boeing dropped ...

Two Stocks Setting Up To Report Blowout Earnings Next Week

On Thursday morning, Delta Airlines (DAL) blew past revenue and EPS estimates, despite a challenging environment for airline stocks ($DJUSAR) in 2019. While DAL's results may have surprised quite a few people, they didn't surprise me. The best way to follow where Wall Street is placing their bets ...

Can I appeal a currency seizure by the Canada Border Services Agency?

Yes, there is a legal mechanism to appeal a currency seizure by the Canada Border Services Agency (“CBSA”).  You have a legal obligation to report any import and/or export of currency and/or monetary instruments of more than $Canadian 10,000 (including the equivalent in other currencies). We s ...

Mindful Investors Minimize Distractions

When you're a student pilot, your first couple of solo flights remain very close to your home airport. Basically, you get up in the air and do a couple laps around the landing pattern. This is meant to get you comfortable being in the plane by yourself, as well as help you gain confidence for the ...

Tech Talk for Friday July 5th 2019

Pre-opening Comments for Friday July 5th U.S. equity index futures were lower this morning. S&P 500 futures were down 4 points in pre-opening trade. Index futures were virtually unchanged following release of the June Employment Report released at 8:30 AM EDT. Consensus for June Non-farm Payrolls w ...

Sell Air Canada Quickly When This Happens

Much is made of airline on-time departure. This article from the Huffington Post revealed that Air Canada had twice the percentage of late departures as Russia's Aeroflot. Air Canada also dramatically underperforms many other competitors, including Alaska Airlines and Westjet. These three com ...

iPolitics AM: PM arrives in Osaka with China still at the top of his G20 agenda

Programming note: iPolitics AM will return on Monday, July 8. A little over 18 hours after boarding the Challenger, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was set to touch down in Osaka earlier this morning — which, with the time change, works out to a mid-afternoon arrival at the Kansai International ...

Commodity Stocks Try To Bounce - Canadian Market Review

After the Canadian market drifted lower through the month of May, the first few days of June have seen a bounce. As the G20 finance people meet in Japan, with promises for more QE and Fed chairman Jay Powell offering up potential rate cuts as the market sits within a few percent of the all time ...

June 4, 2019

Click for Big TXPR closed at 598.47, down 0.63% on the day. Volume was 2.39-million, high but nothing special in the context of the past thirty days. Click for Big A mid-afternoon wave of selling changed a sub-par day into a bad one. Note that TXPR’s 52-week low is 596.56 – that’s not to ...