Category: Canadian Business
13 Posts
POSTED ON May 20, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

CEO.CA is excited to announce that CEO.CA Chat is now available in the Apple App Store and on Google Play, the Android app marketplace. Here’s the Apple download link. Here’s the Android download link. The App is designed to give investors a competitive advantage through real-time information. Its users are a vibrant community of professional and amateur investors,… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 30, 2015 BY CEO Technician

Via Energy and The Canadian dollar (loonie) has completely fallen apart during the month of January, moving from 1.16CAD to the USD to over 1.27CAD to the USD this morning. By currency market standards this is an ENORMOUS move which has deep ripple effects across the economy in terms of trade, travel, and currency… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 08, 2015 BY CEO Technician

Deutsche Bank is out with some compelling slides on the Canadian housing market that should cause any good Canuck to sit up and take notice: There are more slides in the report but the picture is pretty clear. Canada has undergone a tremendous real estate boom during the past decade and prices in certain places… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 26, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

Every year Vancouverites wait to hear the unveiling of Business in Vancouver magazine’s Forty under 40 list. This year’s inductees include a number of mining professionals who have been able to navigate through the bear market and rise to the top of deal makers and value creators. The list includes: Kevin Campbell: Managing Director, Investment Banking,… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 10, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Retired Vancouver Sun white-collar crime reporter, David Baines, who devoted 25 years and 3887 columns to investment related fraud, received an honorary degree from Simon Fraser University yesterday. His advice to the graduates: honesty is black and white. Here is an excerpt from Mr. Baines’ speech: “Over the years, we were able to publicly expose… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 04, 2014 BY Sprott's Thoughts

By Henry Bonner ( Founded in 2001, Sprott Inc. went public in 2008 and grew to more than $10 billion in Assets Under Management during the precious metals bull market that peaked in 2012. Today, with the gold and resource sector down over the last three years, Sprott’s AUM stands at approximately $7.7 billion. I… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 02, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

The Toronto Venture Exchange (TSX-V) started 2014 off with a blistering 20% rally which gave way to a shallow pullback since the beginning of March: Click to enlarge Summer seasonality tells us to sell in May and come back in late-August. However, the recent double-bottom at 980 offers a solid downside reference point – a… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 16, 2014 BY CEOEditor

The Economist is out with a first class post on Barrick Gold founder Peter Munk. Munk’s tale How a former refugee from the Nazis made and lost several fortunes Apr 19th 2014 | From the print edition YOU can’t be right all the time. In a 1995 profile of Peter Munk, the founder of Barrick Gold,… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 10, 2014 BY Thom Calandra

THE CALANDRA REPORT: Subscribe [PCY | KOL | ANK | DSR | GSV] Coal, thermal coal for our purposes, is fired up. Does not look it, when you scan financial media on this arcane commodity. But it is. Or will be. We’ve been talking thermal coal since TCR’s visit to northern Mongolia — and briefly,… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 27, 2014 BY Chris Parry

They just wouldn’t have it. The Conservative Canadian government wanted a new outside competitor to start driving prices down in the local communications market, and Verizon was making all the right noises, but the big Canadian telcos just wouldn’t let it happen. The jury is out on whether admitting a company like Verizon (VZ:NASDAQ) into… Continue Reading

POSTED ON July 26, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

The all-star tech incubator, Difference Capital (see Tommy’s article), announced the closing of a $45-million financing which brings the total funds raised in the previous two financings to $101-million and a total of $185-million since May 2012.  You don’t see many junior miners able to raise that kind of money, especially in this market.  So,… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 21, 2013 BY Gonzalo Tudela

With the market the way it is right now, some junior exploration companies are simply not going to survive. Since most of them are in Vancouver, we thought the city’s commercial real estate might offer some insight into which ones will. We spoke with one Downtown Landlord about their experiences with resource companies as tenants.… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 20, 2013 BY Reid McKay

After 20 years of occupying one of the most influential positions in the global wireless industry, Jim Balsillie has decided to step down. Unable to align himself with the new image CEO Thorston Heins has projected for Blackberry, Balsillie dumped his remaining 5.1% stake and vacated his position as Head Chairman, in what can only… Continue Reading

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