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Frances Horodelski
Jul 02 2014

Start soon enough and you won’t have to catch up

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
Today will be one of catch-up for the TSX given the strong showing in U.S. markets yesterday. On BNN today we will be focusing on opportunities for the second half (at 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET). We’ll also hear directly from Kenneth Feinberg the GM Compensation Administrator. We’ll be covering the Scottish independence vote. And my favourite headline of the day from one of our regular guests “No boom, no bubble, no bust” (John Stoltzfus from Oppenheimer at 8:30 a.m.)
Filed in: Economy » Continue Reading
Michael Kane
Jun 30 2014

Brown bagging it to $1-billion

By Michael Kane, Anchor
Grocery stores in the state of California stand to make an estimated billion-dollar profit from charging 10-cents for each paper grocery bag.
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Larry Berman
Jun 30 2014

Using sentiment surveys

By Larry Berman, Berman's Call
When markets are strong, they all get to a point when everyone is invested and have already made their bets. Sentiment surveys are helpful at finding extreme conditions when markets may be vulnerable.
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Frances Horodelski
Jun 30 2014

The week is a quirky one

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
The week is a quirky one with the Canadian markets closed tomorrow and U.S. markets closed on Friday. Trading will likely be quiet however there are two big events – the ECB and U.S. jobs reports both on Thursday. Today we have Canadian April GDP as well as a number of U.S. data points including Chicago Purchasing Managers index and pending home sales.
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Frances Horodelski
Jun 27 2014

Does it feel like 2007?

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
Does it feel like 2007? Let's start to keep track of things that last occurred in 2007. The last time the spread between treasury and corporate bonds yields was less than 1% was in 2007. The current pace of M&A activity suggests that the full year could see $3.5 trillion in deals - a level last seen in 2007.
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Frances Horodelski
Jun 26 2014

What's in store for the second half

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
As we wind down to the end of the quarter and the first half, BNN will continue to look at what the opportunities are for the second half.
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Larry Berman
Jun 25 2014

Relative strength index divergences

By Larry Berman, Berman's Call
When a market is going up, we want to see most stocks participating and volume patterns supporting the trend—that is the sign of a healthy market.
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Frances Horodelski
Jun 25 2014

Cash is King

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
BNN’s line-up today a number of top executives including Paul Soubrey from New Flyer Industries, Michael Rose from Tourmaline, Alex Verge from Journey Energy, David Cutler Centric Health and the CEO of Berkley Payment Solutions. We will also be talking to the CIO of BNY Mellon Wealth Management (managers of more than $180 billion) who has six factors that could support higher equity prices.
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