Today's Markets

DP Weekly Wrap: No Holiday Surprises

Thanks mostly to a pop on Tuesday the market once again moved to new, all-time highs. Typical of holiday trading volume was lower than average, except for Tuesday, which had a surge confirming the price advance. Positive market action on a holiday week was no surprise, considering the persistent st ...

A starter TFSA with a few too many moving pieces

Me and My TFSA LIZ ENRIQUEZ AGE, 26 PLACE: Hamilton, Ont. TFSA TOTAL: $7,732 STRATEGY: Still looking for an easy, lost-cost growth strategy LIZ’S TFSA HOLDINGS Equities RBF1008 Global Bond Fund SR D                           $1,005 RBF1022 U.S. Equity Fund (Cdn.) Series ...

Tax confusion: What’s deductible and what’s not

A penny saved is a penny earned. That’s one of the great truisms in life —and in personal finance. But I don’t think the Canada Revenue Agency (the CRA) entirely agrees with it.  To them, money spent on earning income is deductible, but money spent on ultimately saving money by arranging f ...

The week's most oversold and overbought stocks on the TSX

Technically attractive companies are hard to find ...

Our guide to Black Friday Weekend deals 2017

Whether you’re planning to do all your Christmas shopping on Black Friday—or just to buy a neat deal or two for yourself—this is the weekend to get organized and tick some items off your holiday shopping list. Deals are everywhere. Here’s a quick checklist of just a few great ones that we s ...

‘Bear market checklist’ gives equity rally room to run

A roundup of what The Globe and Mail’s market strategist Scott Barlow is reading today on the Web ...

OPEC and Russia Agree on Outline of Output Cut Extension

OPEC and Russia have crafted the outline of a deal to extend their oil production cuts to the end of next year, although both sides are still hammering out crucial details, according to people involved in the conversations.The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries and several non-OPEC nati ...

What every Canadian investor needs to know today

A rundown of what to expect this trading day and the stocks that'll see action ...

German Business Optimism Hits Record High

German companies are more confident than ever as they tap into the global economic upswing.A measure of the nation’s business confidence set a new record high in November. The Ifo institute’s index climbed to 117.5 from a revised 116.8, beating economists’ estimates for the gauge to remain u ...

USD/CAD – Canadian Dollar Inches Higher, Investors Search for Cues

The Canadian dollar has ticked lower in the Friday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2715, up 0.05% on the day. On the release front, there are no major indicators. Canada releases Corporate Profits, and the US will publish manufacturing and services PMIs. Janet Yellen is winding up her t ...