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Netflix (NFLX) Gets Crushed And Here Was Our Clue

Special Note I'm on vacation this week so I'm writing brief articles and in a different format.  There will be no article tomorrow, Friday, July 19th. Netflix (NFLX) Hammered In After Hours Despite topping both revenue and EPS estimates, NFLX is trading lower by nearly 11% this morning as subs ...

Canada’s best Mastercard credit cards 2019

As one of the top credit card processors in the world, Mastercard is both extremely popular and also nearly universally accepted. For those already banking at BMO Bank of Montreal, a major Canadian bank that associates with Mastercard, these cards may offer all the perks you’re after along with o ...

Scanning For High SCTRs And Dividend Yield

Special Note I'm on vacation this week, so my articles are in a different format and generally shorter.  There will be no blog article on Friday.   I've created three portfolios over the past year.  My Model Portfolio began on November 19, 2018 and my Aggressive Portfolio and Income Portfolio ...

We're Off To The Races If These 3 Break Out

Special Note I'm on vacation this week so I'll post mostly abbreviated articles.  There will be no blog article on Friday. Current Outlook One confirmation signal that I always look for during a bull market is leadership from our 5 aggressive sectors - technology (XLK), consumer discretionary ...

Canada’s Best Aeroplan Credit Cards

Now that Air Canada has acquired the Aeroplan loyalty program—and announced that it will be replacing Aeroplan with something new in 2020—we know that credit card offerings will be changing in the future, too. In the meantime, Air Canada has promised it will be business as usual when it comes ...

Tech Talk for Monday July 15th

Pre-opening Comments for Monday July 15th 2019 U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 6 points in pre-opening trade. China announced second quarter GDP. Rate of growth on a year-over-year basis dropped to 6.2%, lowest rate of growth in 22 years. Boeing dropped ...

Transports Soar To Lift Wall Street To Yet Another Record

Special Note I am on vacation this week so I'll post mostly abbreviated blog articles.  There will be no blog article on Friday morning. Market Recap for Friday, July 12, 2019 Industrials (XLI, +1.75%) powered our major indices to fresh new all-time highs.  Transports ($TRAN) were particularl ...

Exit Information Gathering Changes to Customs Act enter into effect

On July 10, 2019, Bill C-21 “An Act to amend the Customs Act” entered into effect. On July 10, 2019, the Governor in Council published in the Canada Gazette, Part II, SI-2019-44 “Order Fixing the day on which this Order is made as the day on which that Act comes into Force” (PC-2019-904) an ...

Market Update. US equity markets light up to record highs before the 4th of July

July equity markets have started with a bang. On the eve of the US Independence Day, the Fourth of July holiday, all major US market indices closed at new record highs, including the Dow, the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ. The high follows hot on a tremendous global equity rally in June. After a down May ...

Leading 1st Half Industry Group Breaks Out Again

Market Recap for Friday, July 5, 2019 The small cap Russell 2000 ($RUT, +0.22%) led bifurcated action on a very quiet Friday as many market participants were on an extended vacation spanning the July 4th holiday.  Strength was seen in financials (XLF, +0.28%) as the 10 year treasury yield ($TNX) ...