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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 ...

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 ...

Tech Talk for Thursday November 23rd

Pre-opening Comments for Thursday November 23rd World equity markets were mixed this morning. U.S. equity markets are closed for the Thanksgiving holiday. S&P 500 500 futures were up 2 points. The Euro Stoxx 600 Index was unchanged. The Nikkei Average gained 0.48%. The Shanghai Composite Index plun ...

Top Tax Loss Selling Stocks for 2017

As the holiday season approaches, two things come to everyone’s mind: Gift ideas and tax-loss selling! Ok maybe not everyone’s mind for the latter, but it is definitely top of mind for investors. So we wanted to look at some stocks that are tax-loss selling candidates but still have a good out ...

Our 12 top tips for Black Friday shopping 2017

If you’re a true bargain shopper, Black Friday and Cyber Monday were tailor-made for you to score some of the best deals possible. This year is no different and the buzz is that the hot items promise to be toys, electronics (but not necessarily TVs) and clothes—especially boots, shoes and winte ...

Tech Talk for Wednesday November 22nd 2017

Pre-opening Comments for Wednesday November 22nd U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 2 points in pre-opening trade. Trading volumes are expected to diminish significantly this afternoon prior to start of the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday. Index futures were virtu ...

The Superfecta: All Four Major Indices Print All-Time Record Highs

Market Recap for Tuesday, November 21, 2017 I am traveling for the Thanksgiving Day holiday, so today's article will be brief.  I hope everyone has a very Happy Thanksgiving!  Enjoy your family and friends and please be safe.  :-) It was a very bullish day on Wall Street yesterday.  Not onl ...

What to know about Loblaw’s new PC Insiders loyalty program

A Loblaws store is seen Monday, March 9, 2015 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz Loblaws has rolled out yet another planned change to its President’s Choice loyalty program. In a strategy like Amazon’s Prime subscription, they are also asking consumers to pay for it. It’s just th ...

Tech Talk for Tuesday November 21st 2017

Tech Talk for Tuesday November 21st U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 8 points in pre-opening trade. Campbell Soup dropped $3.83 to $46.10 after reporting lower than consensus third quarter earnings. The company also lowered its fourth quarter guidance. D ...

Tech Talk for Monday November 20th 2017

Pre-opening Comments for Monday November 20th 2017 U.S. equity index futures were mixed this morning. S&P 500 futures were unchanged in pre-opening trade. Wal-Mart dropped $0.89 to $96.58 after Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to Sector Perform from Outperform. Vale added $0.09 to $10.20 after RB ...