Canadian Communications & Media Stocks

Buy and hold BCE in 2019, this investor says

Investors should be pleased with Canadian telecom company BCE (BCE Stock Quote, Chart TSX:BCE), which has been on the move since the start of the year. But for those of us wanting to get in on the action, waiting for a pullback is probably a good idea, says Bruce Campbell of Campbell, Lee & Ross. [ ...

Telus is no longer a cheap stock, Greg Newman says

Investors have for years been counting on Canada’s telecom companies to deliver solid defensive performance featuring a healthy dividend. And while that’s certainly true of Telus (Telus Stock Quote, Chart TSX:T), Scotia Wealth’s Greg Newman says that investors should be aware of some issues t ...

Tech Talk for Tuesday March 19th 2019

Pre-opening Comments for Tuesday March 19th U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 10 points in pre-opening trade. Nike (NKE $87.82) is expected to open higher after JP Morgan raised its target price to $90 from $85. Becton Dickenson (BDX $244.67) is expected t ...

Are we gaining any ground on diversity?

A little over 8 years ago, I wrote a piece called “Losing ground on diversity?” that looked at the composition of the executive offices of Canada’s major communications companies. In December 2010, just 13 out of 83 (15.6%) executive positions were filled by women. What do the executive ranks ...

Canada’s Best Student Credit Cards 2019

If you’re a student looking to build a credit history, a simple no-fee card that offers a great combination of generous rewards and low annual fees is exactly what you need. The key is to be responsible with your spending and pay off the balance every month so that buying a first car or home in t ...

Networking for network workers

The 2019 Canadian Telecom Summit is the 18th annual gathering of the most influential leadership of Canada’s communications sector. This year, the event will take place June 3-5 at Toronto’s International Centre, near Pearson Airport. With a review underway of the legislative framework governin ...

Tech Talk for Thursday February 7th 2019

Pre-opening Comments for Thursday February 7th U.S. equity index futures moved lower this morning. S&P 500 futures were down 18 points in pre-opening trade. Equity index futures were virtually unchanged following release of the Weekly Jobless Claims report. Consensus was a drop to 220,000 from 253, ...

Tech Talk for Tuesday February 5th 2019

  StockTwits Released Yesterday @EquityClock Natural Gas ETN $UNG moved below $23.93 extending an intermediate downtrend Nickel ETN $JJNTF moved above $15.88 extending an intermediate uptrend. Base metal prices continue to move higher! Editor’s Note: Nice breakout by another base metal yesterd ...

Tech Talk for Wednesday January 30th 2019

Pre-opening Comments for Wednesday January 30th U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 9 points in pre-opening trade. Index futures were virtually unchanged following release of the ADP report at 8:15 AM EDT Consensus for January ADP Employment was a drop to 175 ...

Rogers Communications is a buy, says Echelon Wealth

Rogers Communications (Rogers Communications Stock Quote, Chart TSX:RCI.B) posted modest top and bottom line beats in its quarterly financials, leading to a target price raise from analyst Rob Goff of Echelon Wealth Partners who now rates RCI a “Buy” with a $78.00 target (previously $76.00). Ro ...