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Frances Horodelski
Sep 02 2014

Crystal celebrations

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
Crystal celebrations. This month marks the 15th anniversary of the Business News Network. Join us at noon for a retrospective (with a few special guests).
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Aug 29 2014

NXPI is a hot stock before iPhone 6 launch

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
On today’s Morning Call, Andrew McCreath says stocks are starting off high for the month end, and explains why he thinks China will continue to struggle to meet growth targets. He also discusses negotiations between Lundin and Freeport with the Candelaria mine, and why investors may want to look into NXP Semiconductor before the iPhone 6 launches.
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Frances Horodelski
Aug 29 2014

Hold on to your hats

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
Today’s news will center on the CRTC looking into paper invoice fees, end of month rebalancing (bonds have been the big outperformer on the month and year), low volumes (because of the North American long weekend), QE chatter (what will Mario Draghi do next week), Icelandic volcanic activity, and reaction to the slightly stronger Canadian economic activity (watch the Canadian dollar which has been supported by the inversion trade and possible buying by the bankers helping 3G fund its acquisition of Tim Hortons). BNN will also have stories on Bombardier, Bonterra and balancing bonds.
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Aug 28 2014

Buy U.S. dollar, sell the loonie

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
On today’s Morning Call, Andrew McCreath explains why he thinks investors should buy the U.S. dollar and sell the Canadian dollar, what’s behind disappointing sales for U.S. clothing retailers, and a big announcement Apple might make when they introduce the iPhone 6.
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Frances Horodelski
Aug 28 2014

The inversion situation

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
Lots of items on BNN to highlight including an interview with the CEO of BTI Systems, discussion on housing affordability in Canada (which apparently improved in the most recent quarter) and always an eye on Ukraine-Russia where fighting continues in various spots. Markets are tense and down but we are approaching the long weekend. Traders don’t like to be too open with three days of no trading ahead of them.
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Aug 27 2014

What’s driving skyrocketing bonds in Europe?

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
Andrew McCreath goes over the stories of the morning, including what’s driving skyrocketing European bonds, what the ECB should do to get consumer confidence up, and his outlook on farm supply stocks.
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Frances Horodelski
Aug 27 2014

The bulls say it isn’t closing time yet

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
On BNN today we’ll be talking crickets, the next big trends in technology and fashion, e-books and what the Premiers will be discussing in PEI. Lots to do and say – join us.
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Aug 26 2014

It's official: Brazilians bid for a Timbit

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
Andrew McCreath goes over the stories of the morning, including Putin and Poroshenko’s meeting to discuss Ukraine and Russia, the Brazilian billionaires behind 3G Capital’s bid for Tim Hortons, and why he doesn’t buy the tax inversion or product diversification pitches behind the Tim Hortons-Burger King deal.
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