Yearly Archives: 2014

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January 31, 2014
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Seeking Asymmetrical Risk/Reward in Barrick Gold

Patrick Ceresna

It is hard to deny that Canadian investors feel trampled and broken by the precipitous decline in the gold mining sector. Is it all over? Will gold stocks never go up again? Are all gold stocks destined to be bankrupt as gold will never again be used as a store of value? While anything can happen, it is far more likely that...

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January 27, 2014
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Predicting Booms and Busts

Richard Croft

John Aziz (www.msn.com) penned an interesting article recently where he asked the question “are financial crisis really preventable?” And the answer, not surprisingly, is that they are not because “the world is just too unpredictable.” In order to prevent something, you have to first be able to articulate a cause and...

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January 13, 2014
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Is Blackberry Back in Favour or Just Getting Squeezed?

Jason Ayres

Blackberry (TSX:BB) has enjoyed a fairly impressive snap back over the last few weeks. Since the beginning of December, shares have climbed from $6.00 to $10.00, or a whopping 66%. The turnaround can be attributed to a couple of things. John Chen took over as CEO back in December , signing a manufacturing agreement that set the...

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January 06, 2014
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New Year Optimism?

Richard Croft

The North American economies got an early Christmas present when, in uncharacteristic fashion, cooperative efforts in Washington took the debt debate off the table and pressured some high profile programmers to fix the healthcare.gov website on time. Newly appointed Federal Reserve (Fed) Chairman Janet Yellen eased into power...

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