Canadian Tech Stocks

Is BlackBerry in the middle of another failed rally?

Well-known Canadian tech name BlackBerry (BlackBerry Stock Quote, Chart, News TSX:BB) has come out with a spate of interesting news items of late, and with its share price on the upswing to start the new year, is the stock looking like a buy? Certainly not from a technical perspective, says portfol ...

Sylogist is a buy, says Elliot Fishman

Canadian software company Sylogist (Sylogist Stock Quote, Chart, News TSXV:SYZ) had an off year in 2019 but there could be a breakout in store in 2020, says Elliot Fishman of Scotia Wealth, who likes the look of the chart right now. Calgary-based Sylogist offers enterprise resource planning (ERP) s ...

Shopify and Lightspeed are trading at “eye watering” valuations, this investor says

Canada’s tech sector has its share of solid workhorses — Descartes Systems, Constellation Software and OpenText, to name a few. But don’t count Shopify (Shopify Stock Quote, Chart, News TSX:SHOP) or Lightspeed POS (Lightspeed POS Stock Quote, Chart, News TSX:LSPD) in that group, says portfoli ...

BlackBerry was our worst disaster of 2019, this investor says

Investing is tricky, especially on the trading end of the scale. You may think the stars are aligned for a not-too-risky trade, but stocks don’t always play by the rules, with BlackBerry (BlackBerry Stock Quote, Chart, News TSX:BB) being a case in point, according to technical analyst Keith Richa ...

High-flying Descartes Systems is still a buy, this fund manager says

Descartes Systems (Descartes Systems Stock Quote, Chart, News TSX:DSG) is hitting new all-time highs this week, but investors should ignore the high valuation and buy it anyway. So says David Burrows of Barometer Capital Management, who thinks this is one stock that will keep adding value for years ...

Sell your BlackBerry stock, this fund manager says

BlackBerry’s (BlackBerry Stock Quote, Chart, News TSX:BB) share price has had a nice rally over the past couple of months — is this a sign of things to come in 2020? The jury is still out, says Rick Stuchberry of Wellington-Altus Private Wealth, who thinks that BB is still a big question mark u ...

Blackberry adds Cylance to QNX, announces partnerships with AWS, Damon, and Renovo

LAS VEGAS–Blackberry has merged its Cylance ML security solution into its QNX software suite for autonomous vehicles, the company announced Jan. 6th at CES 2020. The integration is the first time Blackberry has announced a major plan for Cylance since its acquisition last year. Vehicles are becom ...

BlackBerry adds Cylance to QNX, announces partnerships with AWS, Damon, and Renovo

LAS VEGAS–BlackBerry has merged its Cylance ML security solution into its QNX software suite for autonomous vehicles, the company announced Jan. 6th at CES 2020. The integration is the first time BlackBerry has announced a major plan for Cylance since its acquisition last year. Vehicles are becom ...

Yes, Shopify is expensive. Yes, you should own it anyway: PI

Yes, it’s expensive. No, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t own it. That’s the message from PI Financial analyst Gus Papageorgiou on Shopify (Shopify Stock Quote, Chart, News NYSE:SHOP), a stock the analyst says is one of his top picks for the 2020. Papageorgiou, while acknowledging that SHOP ...

How to cut costs on international money transfers

While many Canadians know how expensive it can be to send money abroad, they’re likely unaware of how the costs are broken out. But one virtual bank is changing that. EQ Bank has formed a partnership with TransferWise, a global money transfer platform that’s committed to being cheap, fast and t ...