Investing (Canada)

Here’s what Canadians should do with a tax refund (spoiler: not splurge)

Racing straight to the mall after receiving a tax refund isn’t necessarily the smartest idea — and that shouldn’t come as a surprise.<p>The lump-sum …

Personal Finance

Backing Trans Mountain pipeline will send message to investors, finance minister says

The government's move to push through the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion will send a message that Canada is a viable place to invest, the finance …

Canadian Politics

KML Stock Price - Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd. Stock Quote (Canada: Toronto) - MarketWatch

• Apr. 19, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. ET<br>• on Motley Fool<p>Kinder Morgan Canada Limited Declares Dividends and Announces Results for First Quarter of 2018<p>Apr. 18, …

Kinder Morgan

While inflation pressure heats up, Stephen Poloz comfortable with keeping his powder dry

Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz’s life would be easier if his core public was better with nuance.<p>Alas, he performs for a crowd of economists …

Canada

Weak first quarter on tap for Canada’s gold producers

Investors are bracing for a weak first quarter from Canada’s biggest gold companies with lower production and higher costs expected amid a marginally higher commodity price.<p>Barrick Gold Corp., the world’s biggest gold producer, reports Monday after the close, with Goldcorp Inc. and Agnico Eagle …

Business (Canada)

Exit Acacia After ZTE Fallout?

U.S regulators have imposed sanctions on China's ZTE.<p>It seems like Acacia is still trading at pricey multiples, even after the recent crash in its …

Business

The big question: Will strong earnings finally spark a rally on the lagging TSX?

The good news is that a strong Canadian earnings season is shaping up, providing a potential ballast for domestic stocks at a time of considerable volatility.<p>The bad news is that nothing has succeeded in igniting the Canadian stock market over the last year – not earnings, not the economy and not …

Business (Canada)

ASX set to fall amid Hayne royal commission fallout

Australian shares appear poised to start the week lower after metals eased and amid expected further fallout from the Hayne royal commission. ASX …

Stock Markets

Why parents should talk to their kids about finances

Asking someone about their finances is about as uncomfortable as asking them about their weight.<p>People tend to be tight-lipped about the numbers in …

British Columbia

Weekend Reading: Aeroplan Woes Edition

My wife and I are saving for a big trip next year – our dream vacation to Ireland. While we’re light on trip details right now I’m busy thinking …

Personal Finance (Canada)

Canadian billionaire agrees deal to buy Toys "R" Us Canada unit

<i>by Scott Deveau</i><p>Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd., the investment firm run by billionaire Prem Watsa, signed an agreement to buy the Canadian unit of …

Canada

Troubled bank fined over $1 billion after mistreatment of consumers

<i>by Laura J. Keller</i><p>Wells Fargo & Co. will pay $1 billion to settle U.S. probes into mistreatment of consumers, the largest sanction of a U.S. bank …

Canada

With 119.54% Earnings Growth, Did Barrick Gold Corporation (TSE:ABX) Outperform The Industry?

Examining Barrick Gold Corporation’s (TSX:ABX) past track record of performance is an insightful exercise for investors. It allows us to reflect on …

Investing

Why a 3% yield can be seen as a threat, a nearly oversold stock, and the best U.S. and global ETFs

It’s not a 3 per cent yield that threatens stocks going by this 40-year pattern.<p>A two-week bounce in equities seemed to be losing steam as the 10-year Treasury yield approached the much feared 3 per cent. The worry is premature, according to Tom Lee, the co-founder of Fundstrat Global Advisors …

Investing

Bank CEO fined after attempts to unmask a whistle-blower

<i>by Stephen Morris</i><p>Barclays Plc Chief Executive Officer Jes Staley survived a year-long regulatory probe into his attempts to unmask a whistle-blower, …

Canada

GE profit and revenue top estimates, stock soars

General Electric Co. reported a quarterly loss as the conglomerate took a $1.5 billion charge related to a subprime mortgage business it once owned, …

Business (Canada)

Rob Carrick’s 2018 ETF Buyer’s Guide: Best U.S. and global dividend funds

How to take the sting out of slumping Canadian dividend stocks: Diversify globally.<p>The sixth and final installment of the Globe and Mail ETF Buyer’s Guide covers U.S. and international dividend stocks, which have been steady performers. As documented in the fifth buyers’ guide installment, Canadian …

Investing

Don Lato's Top Picks: April 20, 2018

<b>Don Lato, president of Padlock Investment Management<br>Focus: North American</b> …

Investing

Stocks close higher in Toronto, loonie falls

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index closed with a slight gain Friday while U.S. markets slumped on negative expectations in the consumer goods and …

Stock Markets

TSX rises as financials, Rogers Communications offset energy

Canada's main stock index opened higher on Friday as gains in financial stocks and shares of Rogers Communications offset declines in energy …

Business (Canada)

DIARY-Top Economic Events to June 28

© Reuters. DIARY-Top Economic Events to June 28<p>April 21 (Reuters) -<p>For other diaries, please see:<p>Top Economic Events<p>M/DIARY<p>Emerging Markets Economic …

Federal Reserve

Tech tumbles ahead of crucial week for quarterly results

U.S. technology stocks tumbled on Friday ahead of a crucial week of quarterly reports from Alphabet, Facebook and other heavyweights as investors worried that the high-performance sector may be running out of fuel.<p>Google-parent Alphabet and Microsoft both lost more than 1 percent, while Apple …

Business (Canada)

Full steam ahead for market rally: BMO strategist not buying ‘late cycle’ thesis

<i>A roundup of what The Globe and Mail’s market strategist Scott Barlow is reading today on the Web</i><p>Bank of Montreal’s chief investment strategist Brian Belski rejected the idea that the North American post-crisis equity rally is in its late stages,<p>“Based on our work, long and severe bear markets …

Business (Canada)

Should OTC derivatives dealers, advisors face tighter regulation?

Canada’s securities regulators are proposing new requirements for those dealing in over the counter (OTC) derivatives and want your feedback.<p>The …

Cryptocurrency

Friday’s analyst upgrades and downgrades

<i>Inside the Market’s roundup of some of today’s key analyst actions</i><p><b>Rogers Communications Inc.</b> (RCI.B-T, RCI-N) delivered an “outstanding” first quarter, according to Canaccord Genuity analyst Aravinda Galappatthige, pointing to both its financial results and better-than-anticipated subscriber trends.<p>…

Business (Canada)

These five shortcuts are costing you a fortune

Here’s a familiar scenario: Your preferred ride-share has just dropped you off at home after a long day at work, and you’re ready for some coveted …

Personal Finance (Canada)

Longevity beginning to change investor behavior

arsgera/123RF<p>An increasingly strong belief that they will live to 100 is driving significant changes in spending, investing and legacy behavior by …

Canada

Germany’s Merkel willing to compromise on EU reform

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Europe

Canada shares higher at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite up 0.44%

© Reuters. Canada shares higher at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite up 0.44%<p>Investing.com – Canada equities were higher at the close on Friday, as …

Stock Markets

In high-flying markets, the forgotten investors may be the wisest of all

I was reading the Chou Funds annual report this week. Francis Chou is someone I know and have followed for many years. He’s got a great long-term …

Investing