Tech

5 Things Investors Should Know About China this New Year

Today marks the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, China’s most important holiday. The fire rooster struts off-stage, clearing the way for the loyal earth dog. According to CLSA’s tongue-in-cheek Feng Shui Index, health care, consumer and paper products a ...

Clips From Today’s Halftime Report

Granite Construction, Twitter, ArcelorMittal, British American Tobacco from CNBC. ... ...

Friday Humor: What Is Bitcoin?

I know Bitcoin is back to over $10,000, but this is still hilarious. This article first appeared on Sizemore Insights as Friday Humor: What Is Bitcoin? ...

Shopify may be expensive but it’s still a buy, Canaccord Genuity says

Shares of Shopify (NYSE:SHOP, TSX:SHOP) may be on an extended run, but is there still more upside to Canada’s e-commerce sensation? Definitely, says analyst Richard Davis from Canaccord Genuity, who insists that despite the sky-high valuation, Shopify’s continued high-pace growth means the sto ...

Nanotech Security has 87.5% upside, Haywood says

Nanotech Security CEO Doug Blakeway Ahead of the company’s first quarter results, Haywood analyst Pardeep Sangha is maintaining his bullish stance on Nanotech Security Corp. (TSXV:NTS). On February 22, after market close, Nanotech Security will report its Q1, 2018 results. Sangha expects this w ...

Emerging Markets: What Changed

(from my colleague Dr. Win Thin) The National Stock Exchange of India will end all licensing agreements and stop offering live prices overseas. Philippine central bank cut reserve requirements for commercial banks. Egypt cut rates for the first time since 2015. Israeli police recommended that ...

Island Water Technologies Receives $500K in Seed Capital

Island Water Technologies Inc. (IWT) has announced a $500,000 seed capital investment by Island Capital Partners and Natural Products Canada for water technology commercialization. The deal comes on the heels of a string of successes for IWT, including its recent acceptance into esteemed water acce ...

Orillia, Ont. Awards Contract for Second Phase of Smart Meter Installation

At its February 12th, 2018 meeting, the City Council of Orillia, Ontario awarded a contract to Wamco Municipal Products to complete the installation of smart meters for water use. Installation of the technology will take place throughout 2018. The smart meters will assist the city and its residents ...

The Case Against the Bell Coalition’s Website Blocking Plan, Part 5: The Inevitable Expansion of the Block List Standard for “Piracy” Sites

The Bell coalition website blocking proposal downplays concerns about over-blocking that often accompanies site blocking regimes by arguing that it will be limited to “websites and services that are blatantly, overwhelmingly, or structurally engaged in piracy.” Having discussed piracy issues in ...

Morning News: February 16, 2018

South Africa Sees Fresh Start for Economy, With the Same Challenges Selloff Grips Credit Funds as Rate Fears Ripple Through Markets SEC Kills Chinese-Linked Takeover of Chicago Stock Exchange Coinbase Blames Visa for Overcharging Users Most Cities Would Welcome a Tech Billionaire, But Peter Thiel? ...