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Sep 22 2014

Don't expect stimulus in China

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
VIDEO BLOG: Andrew says the Chinese Finance Minister threw a bucket of cold water on bullish predictions for the country’s economy. Also metals are down across the board - and why France and Italy are still keeping Europe in a funk.
Filed in: International » Continue Reading
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Sep 19 2014

Predicting Oracle's future

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
Stocks and bonds are both up this morning, but Andrew McCreath is zeroing in on Oracle.
Filed in: Technology » Continue Reading
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Sep 18 2014

Is France Europe's problem child?

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
Airline yields were down 2% in July for Air Canada and West Jet, but Porter Air is the line McCreath is worried about most. Also Moody's has downgraded France's debt; McCreath says France and Italy are dragging Europe down, now that problem spots like Greece and Portugal have restructured.
Filed in: International » Continue Reading
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Sep 17 2014

Worries in Asia: From wages to uranium

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
Andrew McCreath sees no reason to get excited about the People's Bank of China increasing liquidity, since it is only a three-month plan. Most companies in Japan are too small to comply with government encouragement to raise wages; and the cost of electricity and delivering it is on the rise in Japan. As well, McCreath is neutral on uranium since the Japanese public is still largely against its use.
Filed in: Investing Ideas » Continue Reading
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Sep 12 2014

Who makes more jobs, small or big business?

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
With markets mixed across the board, Andrew McCreath says the focus is on the anticipated action from the FED next week. Labour markets and inflation in the U.S. are trending towards normal, but not monetary policy. Because the U.S. has failed to redistribute wealth, McCreath says, the FED is unlikely to be as hawking as markets seem to believe. As well, with Ottawa announcing EI cuts yesterday, McCreath questions whether these measures are enough to make any real change for Canadian business.
Filed in: U.S. » Continue Reading
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Sep 10 2014

Look out! The Fed will raise rates

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
Andrew McCreath says short-term interest rates are rising in the U.S. further and faster than market expectations. He says monetary policy has done what it could, and that it actually makes sense for rates to rise as mortgage demand in Japan, Europe, and the U.S. has not actually seen an increase since rates have remained low.
Filed in: Economy » Continue Reading
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Sep 08 2014

Tracking the zoom-zoom trade

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
Morgan Stanley has a cautious outlook for Ford and General Motors – but Andrew says U.S. jobs data is still the key to how much equity exposure you have in your portfolio.
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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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