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January 17, 2011
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Financial Strength

Richard Croft

After being range bound for the past three months, Canadian financials have broken out to the upside. Not surprising given the rebound in US banks. US banks reacted positively to JP Morgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM, recent price US $44.91) quarterly earnings report last week. The JPM numbers blew right through consensus...

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January 10, 2011
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Fertilizing Profits

Richard Croft

Going against the grain, so to speak, of most commodities these days are two Canadian agricultural stocks. While energy and metals and mining issues mostly got clobbered in the early January commodity downturn, Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. (TSX: POT, recent price $165,82) and Agrium Inc. (TSX: AGU, recent price $91.38) did...

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