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Mike Newton's Top Picks: December 5, 2017

<b>Mike Newton, director of Wealth Management and portfolio manager at Scotia Wealth Management<br>Focus: North American large caps and …

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Mike Newton's Top Picks: October 11, 2017

<b>Mike Newton, director, wealth management and portfolio manager at Scotia Wealth Management <br>Focus: North American Large Caps & ETFs</b></b> …

A 36-year-old who manages $4 billion breaks down why Amazon is his most bullish bet

It's been smooth sailing this year for anyone in the stock market who bet on big tech companies.<p>The so-called FAANGs, including Facebook, Alphabet, and Netflix, have earned their stripes in 2017 by outperforming the broader stock market and being responsible for much of its gains.<p>That's partly why …

Loonie touches 81¢ on Canadian strength, weak U.S. hiring

Briefing highlights<p>Loonie spikes to 81-cent mark<br>• What Fitch says about Canada’s banks<br>• Markets at a glance<br>• Round 2 of NAFTA talks on tap<br>• Lululemon shares on the rise<p>Loonie shoots up<p>What a difference a day has made for the Canadian dollar: The loonie has touched the 81-cent mark.<p>The currency had been …

US stocks rise as investors cheer August jobs report

NEW YORK (AP) — Not great, but good enough: U.S. stocks rose Friday as investors viewed a relatively weak jobs report for August as likely to help …

RBC capital markets posts lower profit as fixed-income trading weighs on results

Royal Bank of Canada posted lower profit from capital markets during its third quarter, as lighter client activity in fixed-income trading weighed on the bank's results.<p>In the three months ended July 31, net income from capital markets declined 4 per cent to $611-million. The segment was dragged …

Rally in Base Metals Is Starting to Look Pretty Extreme: Chart

To get a sense of the momentum behind the current rally in base metals, take a look at the relative performance of other commodities in the past 12 …

Why I’m Bullish on the Next Gen in Finance

A few weeks ago I wrote that I’m optimistic about the future of the finance industry. Maybe this is the value investor in me talking because …

Business Books to Watch in July

In order of their publication date, these ten books are going to make our July much more informed and entertaining. The Chickenshit Club: Why the …

Here are Goldman Sachs's top 13 'rule of ten' growth stocks

The report includes a list of secular growth stocks that trade at "reasonable valuations."<p>The list was compiled using Goldman Sachs's "rule of ten" criteria. In order to be included on the list, a stock must have each of the following:<p>Of the over 750 stocks analyzed, 60 met all three criteria. The …

Google is using AI to create stunning landscape photos using Street View imagery

Google’s AI photo editor tricked even professional photographers<p>Google’s latest artificial intelligence experiment is taking in Street View imagery from Google Maps and transforming it into professional-grade photography through post-processing — all without a human touch. Hui Fang, a software …

Constellation Brands Hops Higher as Beer Sales Jump

By<p>June 29, 2017 3:46 p.m. ET<p>Cheers to Constellation Brands: The wine, beer, and spirits maker just delivered another quarter of better-than-expected …

Facebook Reportedly Signs BuzzFeed, Vox and Others for Original Video Shows

Facebook (fb) has signed deals with millennial-focused news and entertainment creators Vox Media, BuzzFeed, ATTN, Group Nine Media and others to make …

Vodafone Looks Beyond Red Ink to Better Times

By<p>May 22, 2017<p>Dow Jones Global Indexes | Global Stock Markets<p>British mobile phone operator Vodafone could finally be dialing up its performance after …

Isaac Newton was a genius, but even he lost millions in the stock market

But being a smart physicist is not necessarily the same thing as being a smart investor.<p>And, unfortunately for him, Newton learned that the hard way.<p>In an updated and annotated text of Benjamin Graham's classic "The Intelligent Investor," WSJ's Jason Zweig included an anecdote about Newton's …

CREDIT SUISSE: Stock pickers are piling into these 12 US stock market 'darlings'

A Credit Suisse team led by Lori Calvasina looked at "long only, actively managed" small-, mid-, and large-cap funds to find the answer.<p>Microsoft was the most crowded US stock, with 378 large-cap funds holding long positions. Apple (369) and Google (352) were close behind.<p>The Credit Suisse team …

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Don't Expect Low Investment To Raise Oil Prices

In the late 1980s, some people in the oil industry were said to have bumper stickers reading, “God give me one more boom and I promise not to mess it up.” (When the price was over $100, I joked about people investing in bumper stickers.) With the recent recovery in oil prices to $50 a barrel, and …

Apple may be funding Boeing Internet satellite development

Netflix seeks European crown in local content push

A former grain depot in Berlin was the unlikely venue last week for an offline premiere by media streaming service Netflix of its European content …

Transdigm: Is Citron Right That This Is The Next Valeant?

Citron Research on TransDigm below. Also another source notes:<p>Not sure if you’re following the TDG story. Citron put out a report today leaving a lot …

3 Ways to Lose All Your Money in the Stock Market

Here are three investing mistakes you definitely don't want to make.<p>I've written before about day trading, and how it's one of the easiest ways to …

Adobe Systems Climbs To Record High Before Q1 Earnings Report

<b>Adobe Systems</b> (ADBE) stock ascended to a record high on Friday ahead of the company's fiscal first-quarter earnings report, due out after the close …

As Fed Hike Looms, This Leading Industry Will Surprise You

3/10/2017<p>Related news<p>4/06/2018 D.R. Horton sees its Relative Strength Rating reach the 80-plus level.<p>4/06/2018 D.R. Horton sees its Relative Strength …

Bull market isn’t as old as some seem to think

To committed readers of the financial press, it was almost impossible to miss the proclamations that a milestone had been passed: The bull market, as of yesterday, was eight years old.<p>This formulation is wrong, since it misconstrues the definition of a bull market. Rather than saying that the bull …

TD Bank shares post worst day since 2009 after CBC story

Shares in Toronto-Dominion Bank posted their biggest loss since 2009 on Friday after the publication of a second CBC News story uncovering how …

Ulta Beauty Earnings, Sales Strong, But Guidance Isn't Pretty

<b>Ulta Beauty</b> (ULTA) reported better-than expected earnings and sales growth late Thursday, but Q1 guidance was light. Meanwhile, <b>e.l.f. Beauty</b> (ELF) …

Chip ETF In Buy Area As Sector Continues To Lead

With its top components near 52-week highs, the SPDR S&P Semiconductor ETF (XSD) is showing stalwart leadership among exchange traded funds.<p>The …