Canadian Communications & Media Stocks

BCE is an expensive stock: Greg Newman

Canadian telecom giant BCE (BCE Stock Quote, Chart, News TSX:BCE) is now a victim of its own success, according to Greg Newman of Scotia Wealth Management, who thinks investors looking for stock appreciation in the telco field should be looking at other names. For a normally slow-developing dividen ...

What to look for in a kids’ bank account

When your child is ready to graduate from piggy bank to real bank, you’ll want to look for an account that doesn’t eat into those initial deposits of loonies, toonies and birthday money with a bunch of bewildering fees. There are many options for your young saver that allow them to watch their ...

Majority isn’t always right

I came across an interesting article in The Guardian from a few years ago that is perhaps somewhat relevant to the very public discussion about Canada’s telecommunications industry. Three years ago, Julian Baggini wrote “Think democracy means the people are always right? Wrong”. In the articl ...

MAPF Performance : November, 2019

Malachite Aggressive Preferred Fund’s Net Asset Value per Unit as of the close November 29, 2019, was $7.8207. Performance was adversely affected in November, 2019, as the assumption of DeemedRetraction was cancelled in the wake of the IAIS decision included in ICS 2.0. This was probably a major ...

Tech Talk for Friday December 6th 2019

Pre-opening Comments for Friday December 6th U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 13 points in pre-opening trade. Index futures moved higher following release of the November Employment Reports at 8:30 AM EDT. Consensus for November Non-farm Payrolls was an i ...

December 5, 2019

I was pleased to see that Atlantic Power ‘fessed up to their error regarding the reset rate for AZP.PR.B. Very impressive! It isn’t “making no errors” that makes you good; errors happen all the time. It’s recognizing, acknowledging and fixing errors that makes you good. I just wish Husky ...

Phishing campaign continues to mimic Canada’s biggest banks online

Criminals have been trying to steal login credentials of consumers and businesses of Canada’s biggest banks in a sustained and sophisticated phishing campaign for at least three years, according to a security vendor. In a report released this morning, Check Point Software says one of the latest c ...

SJR.PR.A & SJR.PR.B : DBRS Says ‘Trend Positive’

DBRS has announced that it: changed the trend on all ratings of Shaw Communications Inc. (Shaw or the Company) to Positive from Stable. DBRS Morningstar also confirmed Shaw’s Issuer Rating and Senior Notes rating at BBB (low) and Preferred Shares rating at Pfd-3 (low). The trend change reflects c ...

Tech Talk for Wednesday November 20th 2019

Pre-opening Comments for Wednesday November 20th U.S. equity index futures were lower this morning. S&P 500 futures were down 7 points in pre-opening trade. The Canadian Dollar was virtually unchanged at U.S. 75.25 cents following release of Canada’s October Consumer Price Index at 8:30 AM EST. C ...

New Bell patent details LTE-connected smartband

A new Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE) patent revealed that the telecommunication company is posing itself to target the wearable market. ...