March 20, 2017: The S&P 500 closed relatively flat on the day, down 0.20% and 4.80 points to 2,373.46. Separately the DJIA closed down ever so slightly 0.04% on the day at 20,906.54, down approximately 8.08 points. Overall the market was relatively mixed on Monday with most sectors flat or trading down. Notable winners to kick off the week were major airlines and agricultural chemicals;otherwise,....More>>>
Ok, let’s get really personal for a few minutes. Last year I had a heart attack. It was eventually downgraded to a “cardiac episode” resulting from complications from a long-term medication that I take for migraines. My stint in the hospital included CATscans, MRIs, angioplasty, EKGs… the list goes on. I’m also strongly advised to have 6 month....More>>>
Please note that all amounts are in Canadian dollars, due to it being UrtheCast’s reporting currency.
UrtheCast Corp. (OTCPK:LFDEF) is a provider of geo-spatial and geo-analytics data and engineering services. The company obtains this data through two sensors installed on the International Space Station (ISS) and through two company-owned satellites, Deimos-1 and Deimos-2. Its imagery....More>>>
What do Canadian Venture stocks, Arizona, Private Placements, and gold mines have in common? Well, stand alone, not much, but put the components together and you have a series of non-brokered private placements into Canadian small cap companies that have gold mine properties in Arizona. Hmmm….
This morning Silver Spruce Resources Inc. (TSX: SSE.V,....More>>>
If you want to make big gains in the market, you need to invest in growth. Just consider the gains you could have made during the U.S. consumer boom in the 1950s… From 1950 to 2015, U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) per capita rose 690%, adjusted for inflation. During that time, the S&P 500 soared 11,700% (not including reinvested dividends). Over the course....More>>>
While BlackBerry Ltd had a good quarter by its usual standards, it is still afew quarters away from a turnaround. Flickr
The Canadian software company BlackBerry Ltd(NASDAQ:BBRY) recently came out with its FY 2017 and Q4 2017 earnings report. In FY 2017, BlackBerry’s revenues declined by 40% while losses jumped by 570% YoY. However, BBRY stock rallied by more than 10% on the....More>>>
General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) on Tuesday posted total October U.S. sales of 258,626 vehicles, a decrease of 1.7% compared with October 2015. Retail deliveries rose 2.5 points for the year to date to 208,290 units, and fleet deliveries slipped 3.7 percentage points for the year to date.
GMs new vehicle sales for October were forecast at 246,512 by analysts at Edmunds.com. WardsAuto had estimated....More>>>
Large cap memory stockMicron Technology (NASDAQ: MU) reportedfiscal Q1 2018 earnings after the Tuesday market close with results beating expectationsbenefited from a chip boom fuelled by demand from personal computer, server and smartphone makers.
Enterprise Products Partners (NYSE: EPD) is an American natural gas and crude oil pipeline company, and with a $60 billion market cap, one of the largest. The company has had a difficult time since the start of the oil crash, with its stock price dropping by almost 40%. Despite this, as we w
Small cap fitnessdevice stockFitbit Inc (NYSE: FIT) reportedQ2 2017 earnings after the market closed Wednesday ascompetition in the fitness device and wearables market meansthe Company still has elevated short interest of 27.86% according to Highshortinterest.com. Revenue was $353.3 million