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Reporter for the @financialpost, business section of the @nationalpost. Part-time dog foster. And yes, I have skin in the game.

Bull market is old, but not dead: Citi

business.financialpost.com — For investors worried about whether the bull market is dead, Citi has a piece of advice: hang in there. Citi notes that since the sharp correction at the end of August, bond and stock yields are now shifting toward "pricing in a global recession."

Betting against Canada’s banks doesn’t pay off yet again

nationalpost.com — Canadian banks have once again defied predictions of impending doom by posting another round of strong earnings results this week. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Toronto-Dominion Bank on Thursday became the two latest banks to beat expectations.
Aug 28, 2015

“banks have done an impressive job growing their expenses much more slowly than their revenue" AKA hosing clients vancouversun.com/Betting+agains…

Betting against Canada’s banks doesn’t pay off yet again

business.financialpost.com — Canadian banks have once again defied predictions of impending doom by posting another round of strong earnings results this week. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Toronto-Dominion Bank on Thursday became the two latest banks to beat expectations.

Six days of declines, then the Dow surges 620 points: How volatility is roaring back into world markets

Investors looking to Big Six bank earnings for clues on health of Canadian economy

nationalpost.com — Canada's banks begin reporting their fiscal third-quarter earnings next week, and analysts and investors alike will be closely monitoring how they are coping with collapsing oil prices and a struggling Canadian economy. The banks have been among Canada's most scrutinized stocks in the past couple of years, with an equal amount of both domestic and foreign interest.

Investors looking to Big Six bank earnings for clues on health of Canadian economy

business.financialpost.com — Canada's banks begin reporting their fiscal third-quarter earnings next week, and analysts and investors alike will be closely monitoring how they are coping with collapsing oil prices and a struggling Canadian economy. The banks have been among Canada's most scrutinized stocks in the past couple of years, with an equal amount of both domestic and foreign interest.

Are markets setting up for one last rally before the Fed hikes rates?

nationalpost.com — Bearish sentiment ahead of a possible interest rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve next month could be setting up markets for a new risk rally, strategists say. North American stocks have posted less-than-impressive returns so far this year, with the S&P 500 up just 1.85 per cent and the S&P/TSX composite down three per cent.

Morgan Stanley massively hikes price target on Tesla Motors, says price could more than double

business.financialpost.com — Forget about a mere 15 per cent increase in stock value - how about a 90 per cent one? That's how bullish Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas is on Tesla. In a note Monday morning, Jonas has increased the price target for Tesla to US$465 from US$280 (the stock is currently at about US$243).

Canadian economic growth likely best it has been in years

business.financialpost.com — Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said Canada's economy could post surprising growth this year as optimism remains strong around the U.S. recovery. Mr. Flaherty spoke about Canada's economic outlook at the Group of 20 summit in Australia on Sunday, saying that he sees the potential for growth to come in at between 2% and 3%, compared with a median of forecasts compiled by Bloomberg calling for 2.3% growth this year.
Aug 03, 2015

What a difference a year makes 1/2 #cdnpoli RT Canadian economic growth likely best it has been in years natpo.st/1JHWZMS

Home Capital’s broker purge not a sign of a bigger problem in Canada’s housing market, says rival lender

business.financialpost.com — Gary Mauris, president of Dominion Lending Centres, a private mortgage lender in Canada, said the dismissal of 45 brokers recently for falsified documentation at Home Capital is not a sign of a bigger problem in Canada's mortgage market. "The fact is, Canada has the most highly regulated lending sector in the world," he said in a statement.
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Jul 30, 2015

@LJKawa I remember something similar during Sinoforest. Also Chinese companies threaten to short sellers on Twitter a lot haha

Jul 30, 2015

And that's it. Earnings call is over. $HCG Home Capital Group

Jul 30, 2015

Soloway: we do see better numbers and performance in the second half of the year. $HCG

Jul 30, 2015

Question: have you found any large competitors competing for your traditional product? (subprime). Management: no. $HCG

Jul 30, 2015

Reid: prime space is very competitive, TD forming partnership with National Bank made them bigger force in broker space. $HCG

Jul 30, 2015

We've now passed the hour mark in the earnings call. Quick intermission to say: sorry for spamming you feed. $HCG

Jul 30, 2015

Soloway: James Baillie leaving was for personal reasons, if he had other reasons he would have said them. $HCG

Jul 30, 2015

Question: lawsuit against people "making innuendos" about company on Twitter? Soloway: no. $HCG

Jul 30, 2015

Everyone calling out $HCG on Twitter just got a mention on the earnings call, haha.


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