Commentary

Why isn’t everyone a value investor?

According to popular belief, value investors would like to buy shares in companies that trade at low price-to-earnings (P/E) and/or price-book value of equity (P/B) ratios. This so-called “naive” value investing approach assumes investors buy all low-priced (in relation to fundamentals) stocks ...

These Are the Goods

Articles Analysts have the second highest set of future earnings expectations for growth stocks since 2000. By Patrick O’Shaughnessy Expecting companies to sponsor retirement plans is like demanding that a dog dance; it may comply, but neither well nor happily. By John Rekenthaler The economics wo ...

Gold and Silver 2020 Macrocast - Craig Hemke (07/01/2020)

January 07, 2020 The year 2019 unfolded just about as we predicted in our annual look-ahead post entitled "2010+9". And that's nice. But it's all for naught if we fail to correctly forecast where we go from here. With that in mind, here's a first look at what to expect in 2020. These annual forec ...

SPX -- Notes

SPX is positive but is overbought, overvalued and hyper-extended long term.Primary monetary liquidity measures positive and accelerating.Earnings indicators -- Currently flat to down. Forward view suggests return of positive profitsat some point in 2020.SPX earning power in 2020 estimated at $170.F ...

Spark Power Advances USA Growth Strategy with the Addition of One Wind Services to the Spark Power Group of Companies

OAKVILLE, ON, Nov. 1, 2019 /CNW/ – Spark Power Group Inc. (TSX: SPG), parent company of Spark Power Corp. (“Spark Power” or the “Company“), is pleased to announce the acquisition of One Wind Services Inc. and One Wind Services (US), Inc. (collectively, “One Wind“). One Wind is based o ...

Uncomfortable Reading

I don’t pay attention to negative market commentary. I avoid it not because I want to stick my head in the sand and ignore potential warnings, it’s just that this type of content doesn’t make you a better investor. It’s mostly hyperbolic and fortunately, mostly wrong. But the real reason I d ...

No Longer “Why” but “How”: The case for emerging markets debt matures

Emerging Markets’ role in fixed income portfolios is changing. Emerging markets, long a source of tactical volatility for asset allocators, is in danger of going mainstream. For investors challenged by the current dearth of real yield, emerging market debt’s juice is attracting net inflows. Me ...

GMP.PR.B & GMP.PR.C Remain on Review-Developing with DBRS

DBRS has announced: that the Under Review with Developing Implications status has been maintained for GMP Capital Inc.’s (GMP or the Company) Cumulative Preferred Shares at Pfd-4 (high). The rating was put Under Review with Developing Implications on June 18, 2019, following the announcement that ...

Drum Roll, Please!! A New Era Begins

The excitement is building as Tom Bowley gets ready to rejoin the EarningsBeats.com team as Chief Market Strategist. Why the excitement? Because Tom's experience as Senior Technical Analyst at StockCharts.com, along with being one of the original founders of and contributors to EarningsBeats.com ...

Global Market Chaos Means Precious Metals WIll Continue To Rise - Chris Vermeulen (03/09/2019)

September 03, 2019 Reading the new today of the riots and protests in Hong Kong as well as the military action between Iran and Israel suggests to us that the metals markets are poised for a very big run this week and possibly much further into the future. This type of Chaos creates a level of unce ...