When I last wrote about Weyerhaeuser (NYSE:WY), its agreement to acquire Plum Creek Timber was ten days old, and several uncertainties surrounded the company as well as its intended transaction. Both its and Plum Creek’s shares were trading oddly, suggesting that investors expected (implausibly) that the price to which it had already agreed might be raised. In fact, the price distortion that....More>>>
Much like the Canadian banking sector, Canadian telecoms operate in an oligopoly dominated by a few key players. These companies are Telus (NYSE:TU), Rogers (NYSE:RCI), and Bell (NYSE:BCE).
Telus is my personal favorite among these stocks, and as such I’ve decided to share my investment thesis.
Note: All prices and other information is in Canadian dollars unless otherwise specified.
On June 5, 2017, President Trump introduced a plan to privatize air traffic control system. Some companies are going to profit from this initiative significantly, which is seen by their price movements. Iridium Communications (NASDAQ:IRDM) is one of the most evident leaders in the field of satellite communication, and the corporation is likely to gain from the plan. This is already seen by an increase....More>>>
I have sold my shares in my business as part of my plan to retire at 55. I now have to rely on investments alone for income. Selling a business generates money upfront, but then what? I had taken over my own investments from mutual funds in 2009, and I guess that made me lucky rather than good. Since the crash of oil, investing has been a lot less fun and a lot less profitable.
What do Canadian Venture stocks, Arizona, Private Placements, and gold mines have in common? Well, stand alone, not much, but put the components together and you have a series of non-brokered private placements into Canadian small cap companies that have gold mine properties in Arizona. Hmmm….
This morning Silver Spruce Resources Inc. (TSX: SSE.V,....More>>>
If you were looking for the market to find a direction today, well, keep on waiting.
The S&P 500 finished little changed at 2,050.63, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.1% to 17,660.71. The Nasdaq Composite dipped 0.2% to 4,717.09.
Guild Investment Management’s Monty Guild and team expect a spring pull back to be followed by a summer bounce:
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A DNA testing of chicken sold at Subway restaurantsin Canada revealed that two of the chain’s popular sandwiches contain poultry that’s only part meat, according a Canadian Broadcasting Corporation report.
A DNA researcher from Ontario’s Trent University analyzed six grilled chicken sandwiches from fast food chains for the CBC’s Marketplaceprogramand found that while....More>>>
Canada’s dairy policy could be at the forefront of Trump’s NAFTA negotiations over the next few weeks.
You see, Canada uses a supply management system to regulate dairy production and pricing. And last year, the country implemented a low-price policy that created an entirely new class of milk prices for ultra-filtered milk, which is used in everything from cheese to yogurt.....More>>>
When Canada’s Public Sector Pension Investment Board tried to redeem $500 million from Boaz Weinstein’s Saba Capital in 2015, the $116 billion pension fund for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police came to believe it was shortchanged during the process. In the fall of 2015, PSP sued Saba Capital, accusing the highly followed hedge fund of “self-dealing” and mis-marking illiquid....More>>>