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Welcome back, geopolitical risk.
It would be an overstatement to say panicky investors are dumping stocks and other risky assets, but traditional havens are certainly getting a boost as potential flashpoints from Europe to the Middle East to East Asia suddenly return to the top of investors worry list.
Geopolitical concerns have clearly been on the rise over the last week or so with....More>>>
Barclays analyst Thomas Driscoll and team see more dividend cuts and equity raises coming for oil & gas stocks like Apache (APA), Devon Energy (DVN),Encana (ECA), Anadarko Petroleum (APC), and Marathon Oil (MRO). They explain why:
Leverage concerns will lead E&P companies to take strong steps to strengthen balance sheets. As oil price weakness has lingered, management....More>>>
Back on March 1st, I wrote that Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RY) was “a great value” with shares down at $51. Today, US shares of Royal sit at $61, a significant appreciation in value over the last six months. Overall, that would be a gain of about 19%. Not bad at all.
Courtesy of Google Finance.
Shares are significantly higher today. In addition, Royal Bank of Canada....More>>>
Non farm payroll numbers certainly disappointed Friday with the USD selling off following the report. Nonetheless, it is important to note that after revisions, an average of 232,000 jobs have been created over the last three months which is a very healthy pace of hiring.
Whilst hiring has been healthy over the last three months, low wage growth and underemployment continues to suggest the....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>>>
In my post yesterday, I mentioned that investors with advisors – even run-of-the-mill ones – often do better than DIY investors, mainly because they’re following the program set by their advisor, and the advisor is following the program in which he or she was trained, which is to, well, stick with the program – in markets both good and bad.
I happened to run across....More>>>
I like to allocate anywhere between 5-15% of my portfolio to lottery stocks. Usually they are cyclical or have a lot of leverage. And most of the time there is some sort of catalyst that will unlock value on the horizon. I would not advice large positions in any of these stocks. It is also best not to spend large amounts of time analyzing them as they will be small positions and are depending on....More>>>
Discount and dollar stores were a hot trend a few years ago, but one key analyst believes that this trend has run its course. Credit Suisse put both Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) and Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) on the chopping block in its most recent report. 24/7 Wall St. has included some of the key highlights from this report and why Credit Suisse is growing cautious on each.
Western Forest Products (OTCPK:WFSTF) is a timber company with a $740 million market cap whose operations are concentrated in British Columbia on Vancouver Island and on the coastal mainland. Timber is a decidedly out-of-favour sector right now, and Western tends to move with, or underperform, its Canadian peers such as Canfor (OTCPK:CFPZF), Interfor (OTC:IFSPF), West Fraser (OTCPK:WFTBF), Domtar....More>>>