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Michael Kane
Oct 17 2014

What does it mean when markets ‘gap’ lower?

By Michael Kane, Anchor
Some people in the media will tell you that "the stock market will open at..." and then give you the level it closed at, the previous day. This almost never happens. And yesterday was a good case-in-point.
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Frances Horodelski
Oct 10 2014

Be thankful it’s Friday

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
It’s Thanksgiving weekend. There is plenty to be thankful for – your life, your family, your home, your love. Celebrate.
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Frances Horodelski
Oct 06 2014

The calendar fattens as the week unfolds

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
On BNN today, we’ll be looking at gold stocks (are they worth their weight), tracking insiders, oil (where does it go), and a look at the technological and cultural forces around us with the author of “Kitten Clone”.   
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Larry Berman
Sep 22 2014

The changing face of wealth and demographics

By Larry Berman, Berman's Call
Changes to demographics drive growth patterns in all industries (read investments). The United Nations forecast for something called the dependency ratio shows disturbing patterns for Canada.
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Frances Horodelski
Sep 03 2014

Bank of Canada: Front and centre

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
On BNN today we have big gold (Agnico-Eagle), big data, big dividends, big books (the Fed’s Beige book) and big cars (auto sales).
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Frances Horodelski
Aug 26 2014

Buffett knows a juicy return when he sees one

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
We’ll continue to track the Tim Hortons and Burger King as terms of the deal have been announced with BKW buying THI for a combination of cash (C$65.50) and stock (0.8025 shares) for a value (based on last night’s close) of about $94 Canadian per THI share. Warren Buffett, who knows a juicy return when he sees one, is providing financing in the form of a $3 billion in return for preferred shares. The terms of the preferred shares are not available but when Berkshire participated in Heinz the coupon was 9%.
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Aug 25 2014

Is Tim Hortons undervalued?

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
In today’s Morning Call, Andrew McCreath reviews Friday’s announcement in Jackson Hole and tells us why Draghi has markets smiling. Plus, he explains why he believes Tim Hortons is undervalued.
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Frances Horodelski
Aug 25 2014

How Canadian are you?

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
There is a lot to focus on this morning but as usual, I’m late. Don’t be too bullish when everyone else is – but don’t be a contrarian just for the sake of being so. Watch the news, focus on the numbers, and remain balanced. And read up on the recent report from the St. Louis Fed that highlights buy & hold has outperformed return chasers by 200 basis points in the period 2000-2012. Return chasers are those who buy into asset classes at their highs.
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