Description: Momentum investing revolves around the idea of following a stock’s recent trend in either direction. In the ‘long’ context, investors will be essentially be “buying high, but hoping to sell even higher.” With this methodology, taking advantage of trends in a stock’s price is key; once a stock establishes a course, it is more… Read more »
Posts By: Brahm Canzer
Description: Thomas George, president of Grizzle, discusses Nemaska Lithium versus Lithium Americas. Source: BNNBloomberg.com – video report Date: Jan 09, 2020 Link: https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/investing/video/thomas-george-discusses-nemaska-lithium-versus-lithium-americas~1339075 Questions for discussion: What does Thomas George say is the reason for poor financial performances in the industry? How should investors deal with this information?
Description: The biggest challenge economists face today is how to deal with downturns. America’s expansion is the longest on record; a slowdown at some point is inevitable. The fear is that central banks will not have enough tools to fight the next recession. Source: Economist.com Date: Jan 09, 2020 Link: https://www.economist.com/leaders/2020/01/11/monetary-policy-will-not-be-enough-to-fight-the-next-recession?cid1=cust/dailypicks1/n/bl/n/2020019n/owned/n/n/dailypicks1/n/n/NA/375620/n Questions for discussion: Summarize the… Read more »
Description: A growing number of investors are betting the company’s shares are earthbound as inventories pile up and sales growth slows Source: FinancialPost.com – video report Date: Jan 10, 2020 Link: https://business.financialpost.com/investing/canada-gooses-new-years-challenge-prove-short-traders-wrong Questions for discussion: What are the main factors supporting the company share price and those against? Why is inventory such a great concern?… Read more »
Description: Boeing employees boasted about bullying regulators to approve the now-grounded 737 Max without requiring pilots to undergo simulator training while others raised safety concerns and complained about lax standards, according to a trove of internal documents the company released on Thursday. Source: CNBC.com – video report Date: Jan 10, 2020 Link: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/01/09/boeing-releases-communications-on-737-max-simulators-it-calls-completely-unacceptable.html Questions for discussion:… Read more »
Description: The high-tech industry is as cyclical as any commodity Source: Economist.com Date: Jan 11, 2020 Link: https://www.economist.com/business/2020/01/11/a-revival-is-under-way-in-the-chip-business?cid1=cust/ednew/n/bl/n/2020/01/9n/owned/n/n/nwl/n/n/NA/375381/n Questions for discussion: Summarize the key points made about the industry in the report. What does the report suggest about the near future for the industry?
Description: One can’t help but to think the “everything rally” that is engulfing Wall Street right now is a classic asset bubble just waiting to explode sometime in 2020. Source: Yahoo.Finance.com – video report Date: Dec 26, 2019 Link: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/stock-market-bubble-is-forming-and-a-50-plunge-is-inevitable-strategist-164718742.html Questions for discussion: Summarize the analysis and recommendations presented. Do you agree? What is meant by… Read more »
Description: It has been a year for celebration on Wall Street, with the S&P 500 rising nearly 30%, but investors relying on seasonal trends probably found themselves frustrated as the market defied traditional patterns. Source: CNBC.com Date: Dec 29, 2019 Link: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/12/27/heres-how-a-bull-market-scrambled-seasonal-trends-in-2019.html?__source=iosappshare%7Ccom.apple.UIKit.activity.Mail Questions for discussion: How did the 2019 monthly stock market behavior compare to historical averages?… Read more »
Description: 2019 has been Disney’s year at the box office. The company had six movies surpass the $1 billion mark — has a likely seventh on the way — and has grossed more than $10 billion at the global box office. In the U.S., Disney-produced films tallied more than $3.72 billion at the box office, beating the… Read more »
Description: List includes tech companies, an airline giant, dollar stores and a label maker Source: FinancialPost.com – video report Date: Dec 31, 2019 Link: https://business.financialpost.com/investing/the-tsxs-top-10-performing-stocks-of-the-decade-some-boasting-4000-plus-returns Questions for discussion: Explain why these Canadian firms outperformed the index as a whole? What lessons are there for investors?