Commentary

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 ...

Tech Talk for Tuesday September 3rd 2019

Pre-opening Comments for Tuesday September 3rd U.S. equity index futures were lower this morning. S&P 500 futures were down 21 points in pre-opening trade. Index futures responded to growing trade tensions. Snap added $0.34 to $16.17 after Evercore ISI upgraded the stock to Outperform from In Line ...

China Blinks First, U.S. Equities Rally

Market Recap for Thursday, August 29, 2019 Well, thank you China. On Thursday morning, China pledged a calmer approach to the trade war and indicated they would not retaliate for the latest tariffs imposed by the U.S. At least not now. Temporarily, that appeased traders who used the opportunity to ...

Precious Metals ADL Predictions Getting Ready For a Big Move - Chris Vermeulen (26/08/2019)

August 26, 2019 This weekend we thought we would share some really important data and charts with all of you precious metals bugs/traders (like us). You probably remember our October 5th, 2018 call in Gold that has set off an incredible series of events for all of us. We made a prediction that day ...

Blowout Earnings Overnight To Lift U.S. Equities

Market Recap for Thursday, July 25, 2019 Dow Holdings (DOW, -3.83%) and Boeing (BA, -3.69%) weighed on the Dow Jones ($INDU, -0.47%) on Thursday, but this index of conglomerates still managed to outperform its major index counterparts. The big technical issue with DOW is that it ran into key overhe ...