When you have looked at enough charts over a very long time – sometimes you notice the obvious, and sometimes you do not. The weekly chart for the Dow tells us that we are witnessing something truly unusual – a strong, broad-based decline across many different sectors of the market that lacks volume confirmation.
Canada’s equities market is like any other exchange in the world. It consists of buyers and sellers that exchange goods – in the case of the stock market, securities. But unlike many other places, Canada is at a major disadvantage. Here’s a look at why Canada’s stock market is failing.
While every one talks about Brexit, the Fed, and Hilary vs. Trump, governments around the world are quietly experimenting with this. And these experiments could affect your kids, and future generations.
“The Lean Startup” author Eric Ries and his team are in early talks with the Securities and Exchange Commission to build a new, “long-term” stock exchange. Bloomberg’s Ellen Huet discusses the plan with Bloomberg’s David Gura and Vonnie Quinn on “Bloomberg Markets.”
So far this year, just one tech company has gone public in the U.S. Many would-be IPO candidates are happy to stay private, where it’s been easy (until recently) to collect big sums from investors at rich valuations. But that’s starting to change and Bloomberg Gadfly’s Shira Ovide is worried that the current IPO desert could spell trouble for tech.
There are now over 6,000 ETFs on 60 exchanges and ETFs exist for everything from corporate bonds to gold bars to oil futures. Like the USB port or a gas pump, ETFs have basically standardized the entire universe of investing so that everything under the sun now trades like shares of Apple. But what, exactly is an ETF and why have they become so popular? Bloomberg explains in this short video.
Canada’s TSX stock exchange is one of the largest stock exchanges in the world. Yet, while other stock exchanges are climbing, we’re falling way behind. Why? Here’s a look at some of the reasons why the TSX and TSX Venture are failing and why our Canadian capital markets about to change in a big way.
How fast is high-frequency trading? Faster than you think. Literally. Here’s another look at how high-frequency trading works, how they make money, and what to expect in the future for HFTs. Also, a look at how a new Canadian exchange is fighting back.
The TSX Venture continues to drop and companies continue to get delisted. Here’s another look at the problems of the TSX Venture and our failing Canadian small cap market, and what we can do to save it.