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Tech Talk for Thursday December 7th 2017

  Observations CRB Index moved below 180.03 completing a double top pattern. The breakdown is unusual at this time of year. Seasonal influence for commodities normally bottom at this time of year (particularly in the energy sector). Lower metal prices (precious and base metals) were the greatest ...

USD/JPY – Japanese Yen Steady, BoJ Inflation Falls Short

The Japanese yen has ticked higher in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 110.92, down 0.12% on the day. On the release front, Bank of Japan Core CPI dropped to 0.5%, missing the estimate of 0.6%. Later in the day, Japan releases Flash Manufacturing PMI, which is exp ...

Can affordable housing and rapid mass transit co-exist?

Rapid mass transit is often regarded as the prescription for cities suffering from traffic congestion. A way for urbanites to give up the expense of owning a vehicle. Columnist John Clark is Vice President with The Regional Group of Companies Inc. But that convenience comes with a price – la ...

“Push Hard” For An Alternative to Farnworth

BC’s Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth actually believes he had something to do with legalization.  “If it wasn’t for British Columbia, they [BC Bud] wouldn’t have been taken into account,” he said. “I pushed very hard for that.” Delusional. For starters, the federal Task Force r ...

Morning News: May 22, 2018

Europe’s Italian Problem Is Bigger Than Brexit U.S., China Agree on Outline to Settle ZTE Controversy China Makes Massive Cut to Car Tariffs After Truce With Trump Forget About Oil at $80. The Big Rally Is in Forward Prices Sony to Buy Out EMI Music Publishing for About $2 Billion GE to Merge Rai ...

39 Niagara rentals complement Minto Toronto Westside condos

Buy or rent. Residents of a new enclave being constructed by Minto Capital Management Inc. in Toronto’s Downtown West District will have both options following the developer’s recent announcement of its new 39 Niagara tower. Rendering of pool and terrace at Minto’s 39 Niagara rental apartmen ...

The Case for Two Airline Stocks

There won’t be a newsletter this week, but I wanted to pass along this piece by Tony Daltorio from my syndication partners at Investor’s Alley. Click here for subscription info. Buy These 2 Big Data Stocks Warren Buffett Wouldn’t Have Touched a Year Ago by Tony Daltorio Among the many most p ...

Condo-like theme to Minto’s Ottawa apartment renos

Minto Group is taking a few pointers from Ottawa’s downtown condo market as it makes extensive renovations at two of its Centretown rental buildings, the eight- and nine-storey The James and The Gilmour properties. Minto Group is redesigning the interiors of its rentals at The James and The Gil ...

Is Turnaround Tuesday Nearly Over Already?

Corrective forces that took hold in the foreign exchange market yesterday extended their hold today.  However, a cent bounce from yesterday's lows has seen new sales of euro and sterling emerge, and the greenback found bids below JPY111.00.  There is a $600 mln option struck there that will ...

Sports Betting Will Help Many Gaming Companies On The Margins, But Impact Will Likely Be Tempered

Some investors might have thought that last week’s Supreme Court decision that paves the way for legal sports betting in all 50 states would have resulted in skyrocketing stock prices of the largest perceived beneficiaries. And yet, the market reaction thus far has been fairly tame. Consider Penn ...

Trade is Important, but Capital More So

Tensions between the world's two largest economies over trade issues have dominated the agenda in recent weeks.  Trade in goods and services is important.  China is the top market for US goods exports in 2017.   It bought more  $127 bln of US exports last year, a 12% increase after small ...

Companies struggling with GDPR deadline, according to report

More than 85 per cent of companies in a recent survey say it will take them at least three months to come into compliance with the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) that will be in effect from May 25. ...

Global Economic Perspective: May

In this month's Global Economic Perspective, our Fixed Income Group opines on rising energy prices, US Treasury yields, emerging-market currency pressures and global economic growth. ...

De Grey Mining Receives $5 Million for Pilbara Activities

By Olivia Da Silva With a $5 million investment, DGO Gold (ASX:DGO) will be helping De Grey Mining (ASX:DEG) expand and accelerate its exploration program in Pilbara, Australia. De Grey’s primary operation, the Pilbara gold project, features multiple prospective deposits, which the company says ...

Eldorado Gold (EGO) Stock: Here’s Why It’s Flying!

Eldorado Gold Corp (NYSE: EGO) is having an overwhelmingly strong day in the market, and for good reason. It seems as though a standoff the company has been in the middle of with Greece for quite some time now is going to come to an end. Of course, when the news hit investors, excitement ensued, lea ...

Chesapeake Energy (CHK) Stock: Yet Another Day Of Gains With More To Come

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE: CHK) is having yet another incredibly strong start to the trading session this morning, following up on the impressive gains that we’ve seen on the stock as of late. So, what’s in store for the stock? In my opinion, there are more gains to come. Today, we’l ...

Gold Listless as Investors Look for Cues

Gold is almost unchanged in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1292.77, up 0.01% on the day. It’s another quiet day on the release front, with no key indicators. The sole event was the Richmond Manufacturing Index, which jumped to 16, well above ...

Mayday, mayday, gold is sinking!

By Sunshine Profits Gold dived below $1,300 last week, to many analysts’ surprise. They are panicking right now. But you do not have to. Let’s read our article and find out what is happening in the gold market! Didn’t we tell you? We don’t want to be like these annoying guys who always ut ...

Oil and the Economy

The rise in oil prices is expected to have mixed effects on the U.S. economy. Higher gasoline prices will restrain consumer spending growth to some extent. However, increased energy exploration implies more capital spending, adding to GDP growth. For Federal Reserve policymakers, the key question is ...

Greece Moves to Resolve Eldorado Gold Standoff

By Nicole Rashotte In the upcoming weeks, Greece hopes to resolve an ongoing standoff regarding Canadian miner Eldorado Gold’s (TSX:ELD,NYSE:EGO) development plans in the northern region of Halkidiki. For the last few years, Greece and Eldorado have been at odds over the miner’s plans to prod ...