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Tech Talk for Monday May 21st 2018

Pre-opening Comments for Monday May 21st U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 15 points in pre-opening trade. Index futures responded to news that trade negotiations between China and the U.S. are progressing. Big Lots (BIG $41.64) is expected to open higher ...

Hashtag Trending – Reports surface on low-cost Surface tablet; Lyft joins Uber on sexual assault claims; Cogeco CEO steps aside

Microsoft has plans to release a low-cost Surface device, Lyft joins Uber on sexual assault claims, and Cogeco CEO Louis Audet steps aside. ...

Good grief, Charlie Brown! DHX Media is still a buy, says Echelon Wealth

DHX Media’s stock is down, but analyst Rob Goff thinks someone will take a punt on the company. DHX Media (TSX:DHX.B) may have underperformed in its latest quarterly results but the sale to Sony of part of its Peanuts stake is a step in the right direction, says Rob Goff of Echelon Wealth Partn ...

Cogeco could be sold off down the road, Canaccord Genuity says

The appointment of a new CEO likely means that Cogeco Communications (TSX:CCA) won’t be sold in the short term, but that possibility could eventually come into play says Canaccord Genuity analyst Aravinda Galappatthige. This morning, Cogeco announced that Philippe Jette had been appointed as its ...

Tech Talk for Tuesday May 15th 2018

Pre-opening Comments for Tuesday May 15th U.S. equity index futures were lower this morning. S&P 500 futures were down 11 points in pre-opening trade. Index futures moved lower following release of economic news at 8:30 AM EDT. Consensus for April Retail Sales was an increase of 0.3% versus a revi ...

Tech Talk for Monday May 14th 2018

  WALL STREET RAW RADIO – SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2018 WITH HOST, MARK LEIBOVIT. GUESTS INCLUDE: DON VIALOUX, HARRY BOXER, SINCLAIR NOE AND MARK SKOUSEN https://tinyurl.com/ycsfxmuo   The Bottom Line First quarter results by a wide variety of U.S. companies have been spectacular. Last week, analyst ...

Telus is a buy, Echelon Wealth Partners says

Telus CEO Darren Entwistle. Telus Corporation’s (TSX:T) first quarter results showed the telco posting subscriber numbers across wireless and wired divisions slightly above forecast, marking solid execution over the quarter, says Rob Goff of Echelon Wealth Partners. The analyst’s research not ...

Yes, we pay some of the world’s highest mobile prices but we ‘get a lot more’: report

TORONTO – Canadians like to complain about paying some of the world’s highest wireless prices, but a Montreal Economic Institute report says they should also acknowledge the cost of having some of the world’s most advanced networks. “Yes, we pay more. But we get a lot more. That’s what I ...

Trade talk tempers Asian market optimism

Investors began 2018 with a generally optimistic view, but this euphoria faded by quarter-end as protectionism and talk of a U.S./China trade war became a key concern. Despite investor pessimism, we expect further volatility might create the opportunity to invest in high-quality Asian equities at l ...

Should the CRTC be phased out?

According to the Montreal Economic Institute (MEI), the CRTC has outlived its usefulness. “Since Canada has successfully transitioned from monopoly to competition, there is a case to be made that the CRTC should be phased out as Canada’s telecommunications regulator.” That is one of the concl ...