Entertainment

DHX Media is a Buy, Echelon Wealth says

DHX Media’s stock is down, but analyst Rob Goff thinks someone will take a punt on the company. Shares of DHX Media (TSX:DHX) took a tumble over the latter half of 2017, but expectations are it’ll be a big mover in 2018 thanks to a red-hot market in subscription video, says analyst Rob Goff of ...

Emerging markets as a source of corporate revenue

As you may well know by now, Trimark portfolio managers are not macro investors. We don’t spend our time formulating top-down macro views. Instead, we research individual companies to find those that we believe offer the best return potential. The Trimark Global Equities Team’s research is stri ...

Espial Group is on a roll, Haywood says

A new order for Espial Group (TSX:ESP) has Haywood Securities analyst Pardeep Sangha raising his price target on the stock. On Wednesday, Espial announced it had reached a deal with an unnamed North American cable operator with more than one-million video subscribers. “We’re pleased to have ano ...

February 2, 2018

Jobs, jobs, jobs! And pay, too! U.S. hiring picked up in January and wages rose at the fastest annual pace since the recession ended, as the economy’s steady move toward full employment extended into 2018. Nonfarm payrolls rose 200,000 — compared with the median estimate of economists for a 180 ...

Canadian Economy Delivers Broad-Based Solid Growth in November

The Conference Board of Canada’s Chief Economist Craig Alexander offers the following insights on Statistics Canada’s Real GDP by Industry data release: Quote “Today’s news of robust economic growth in November adds to the picture of a healthy Canadian economy in the last quarter of 2017 ...

Tech Talk for Wednesday January 31st 2018

Pre-opening Comments for Wednesday January 31st U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 12 points in pre-opening trade. Index futures maintained gains following release of the January ADP employment report at 8:15 AM EST. Consensus was an increase of 195,000 vers ...

Blatantly, overwhelmingly, or structurally engaged in piracy

Section 36 of Canada’s Telecom Act will be emerging from relative obscurity this week. It turns out that these 28 words puts the CRTC at the centre of defending intellectual property rights in a digital age. Except where the Commission approves otherwise, a Canadian carrier shall not control th ...

Hiding from volatility? You might be missing out

In many ways, 2017 was an exceptional year. The U.S. equity market did better than most expected, despite concerns about the new President and worries about the economy, valuations, Brexit, North Korea and the Middle East. Anticipation of pro-business policies (primarily lower taxes and reduced reg ...

Near-Term Divergence Ends Between Swenlin Trading Oscillators (STOs), Intermediate Term Remains

On Monday's MarketWatchers LIVE program during the "DecisionPoint Report", I highlighted a divergence between the Swenlin Trading Oscillators (STOs). I admitted that I hadn't seen a divergence lasting over a day or two. These are short-term indicators that generally travel in concert. The differen ...

Electronics Arts stock is not the layup it was, this fund manager says

Jason Del Vicario, Portfolio Manager at HollisWealth The stock has approximately doubled in two years, but one fund manager says those now looking at playing Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA) should have a much longer time horizon than that. Jason Del Vicario, a portfolio manager at HollisWealth, was o ...