Capital Markets

BMO pot financing marks policy shift for Canadian banks

Until now, Canadian banks have been reluctant to service the country's burgeoning marijuana industry<p>The Bank of Montreal's participation in a major …

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Camilla Sutton named to top job at Women in Capital Markets

Camilla Sutton is taking on the top job at Women in Capital Markets, an organization aimed at promoting gender diversity in the financial services industry.<p>Ms. Sutton was formerly the head of global foreign exchange at Scotia Capital. She vacated the role last year amid a shakeup in which a number …

BMO Marks First Foray by a Major Canadian Bank in Marijuana Sector with $175M Deal

The big banks may be starting to warm up to the marijuana sector amid a spree of fundraising deals.<p>Bank of Montreal broke new ground Wednesday for …

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Amazon to pop 23% this year to near $800 billion value on new advertising venture, analyst says

BMO Capital Markets raises its price target on Amazon to $1,600 from $1,200, the highest call on the e-commerce company of any brokerage.

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US industrial production rose 0.9 percent in December

WASHINGTON – The Federal Reserve says U.S. industrial production rose 0.9 percent in December, pulled higher by a surge in utility output, another sign of health for the American economy.<p>Utility production shot up 5.6 percent last month, the most since March 2017, as a severe cold snap hit the East …

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BRIEF-Enwave Announces Amendment To Consulting Agreement With Adelaide Capital Markets

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Morning Movers: CVS, Macy’s Climb; Tesla, Walgreens Drop

Stocks showed no signs of slowing down following Wednesday's record high, with all three indexes trading up Thursday morning.<p>S&P 500 futures are up …

Markets

Market Outlook 2018: The Impact Of Tax Reform On Capital Markets

The GOP tax law will likely spur capital markets, despite some of the impact being baked in already.<p>Asset prices will continue to test new highs.<p>The …

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US new home sales skyrocket 17.5 percent in November

WASHINGTON – Americans stepped up their purchases of new homes at the fastest pace in more than 25 years in November, with sales skyrocketing 17.5 percent amid robust demand and a continued shortage of existing homes on the market.<p>New home sales last month jumped to a seasonally adjusted annual …

Business

Boom in Canadian IPOs props up lagging equity sales in 2017

Canada's market for initial public offerings flourished in 2017 despite a drop in overall equity sales, as a lack of large transactions and fewer energy deals dragged down volumes.<p>Total Canadian equity and equity-linked issuances fell 22 per cent to about $39.7-billion through Dec. 21, down from a …

Markets

Costco’s e-commerce growth grabs investors' attention

BMO Capital Markets is advising investors to buy Costco shares, raising its rating for the company because of its strong e-commerce growth.<p>“We …

Markets

BOND REPORT: 10-year Treasury Yield Hits 8 Week-high As House Prepares Tax Vote

10-year Treasury yield pushes above 2.40%, a key psychological level<p>Treasury prices fell, pushing up yields on Tuesday after a solid reading for housing data helped strengthen the outlook for the U.S. economy and set a bearish tone for early trading.<p>What are Treasurys doing?<p>The benchmark 10-year …

Economy

Germany to borrow more on capital markets in 2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government plans to borrow more money on capital markets in 2018 than this year because it will have to pay back more …

Economic Data

Mark Asset Management Trimmed Its Facebook (FB) Stake as Market Value Rose; Freshford Capital Management Holding In Twenty First Centy Fox (FOX) Was Has Increased | Stock Market News | HillCountryTimes | Get it Today

Morris Mark decreased its stake in Facebook Inc (FB) by 4.28% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Mark Asset Management Corp …

Stocks

Buy Costco shares because it's in the 'early stages' of an online sales surge, BMO says

BMO Capital Markets raises its rating for Costco shares to outperform from market perform, citing the company's strong online sales growth.

Markets

Conestoga Capital Advisors Trimmed Bio Techne (TECH) Stake By $3.15 Million; First South Bancorp (FSBK) Has 1.5 Sentiment | Stock Market News | HillCountryTimes | Get it Today

First South Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding firm for First South Bank, a chartered bank that provides commercial banking services in North …

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ETFs: Relationship To Capital Markets & Total Cost Of Ownership

<i>This post is the third post of a multi-part series of pieces designed to provide education around ETFs. For the full publication, click here.</i><p>ETFs …

Investing

Capital Markets Summit 2018 - February 8, 2018 - Paris

The future of Europe’s single financial market is still unclear: The European Commission is set to propose the building blocks of the Capital Markets …

Economy

scPharmaceuticals (SCPH) Presents At BMO Capital Markets 2017 Prescriptions for Success Healthcare Conference - Slideshow

The following slide deck was published by scPharmaceuticals in conjunction with this event.<p>132<p>Click to enlarge

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Protagonist Therapeutics (PTGX) Presents At BMO Capital Markets 2017 Prescriptions For Success Healthcare Conference - Slideshow

The following slide deck was published by Protagonist Therapeutics in conjunction with this event.<p>15<p>Click to enlarge

Business

Morning Movers: Boeing Flies; Freeport-McMoRan Climbs

Stocks were mixed in early trading as the Federal Reserve begins its two-day meeting.<p>S&P 500 futures are up 0.1%. Dow Jones Industrial Average …

Stocks

BRIEF-India's SMIFS Capital Markets Sept-Qtr Profit Rises

Dec 8 (Reuters) - SMIFS Capital Markets Ltd SMIF.BO :<p>* SEPT QUARTER NET PROFIT 9.1 MILLION RUPEES VERSUS 2.6 MILLION RUPEES YEAR AGO<p>* SEPT QUARTER …

Markets

Valuation Dashboard: Financials And Real Estate - Update

Valuation metrics in the financial and real estate sectors.<p>Evolution since last month.<p>A list of stocks looking cheap in their industries.<p>This article …

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VMware, Inc. (VMW) Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Analysts

Shares of VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) have earned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the thirty-one ratings firms that are covering the company, …

Markets

The Case for AI in Capital Markets

<b>Move beyond automating for efficiency and cost reduction to true growth.</b> Where are your strengths and challenges when it comes to AI? What do you …

FOREX-Dollar slips on month-end moves; U.S. tax bill progress eyed

* U.S. Senate tax drama enters complicated endgame<p>* Sterling stronger on EU deal optimism (Updates prices and market activity to U.S. market open; …

Economy

Nisa Investment Advisors LLC Has $3.76 Million Stake in VMware, Inc. (VMW)

Nisa Investment Advisors LLC lowered its holdings in shares of VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) by 12.5% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent …

Stocks

What to expect from Q4 Canadian bank earnings

The recent outperformance of bank stocks versus the broader Canadian equity market suggests investors expect another good year for the sector in …

Markets

VMware (VMW) Given New $150.00 Price Target at Royal Bank of Canada

VMware (NYSE:VMW) had its price target lifted by Royal Bank of Canada to $150.00 in a research report report published on Wednesday. The firm …

Markets

Real-Time Financial News and Analysis

Find analyst ratings, dividends, earnings, headlines and insider trades for any stock.<p>Find Investment Ideas<p>Receive the latest research from Wall …

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