2021 Could Be the Year of the Small-Cap

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2021 may turn out to be the “Year of the Small-Cap” if this month is any indication. We’re a little over two weeks into the year, and the Russell 2000 Index is up 8.93% while the TSX Venture Index and the CSE Composite Index are up 6.41% and 19.46%, respectively. Suffice to say, this is […]

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Speculative Buying Frenzy Hits TSX Venture

The TSX Venture is enjoying a speculative buying frenzy across multiple markets. I haven’t seen this level of speculation on the Venture in a long time. And I can’t remember ever seeing it across so many sectors. From health and wellness to gaming, psychedelics, and even cannabis and gold – speculators are bidding up TSX […]

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Marijuana Lifts CSE and TSX Venture Higher

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The Canadian Marijuana Index (CMI) is having its best month since late 2017, and it appears to be turning the tide for the CSE. The CMI has risen approximately 123.38% for the month of May thus far, lifting the CSE — which has a 35% weighting of cannabis companies — roughly 22.16% in the process. […]

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Gold Equities Soar as TSXV and CSE Rebound

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Gold and marijuana stocks went ballistic Friday. With the curve flattening in most countries and unimaginable monetary stimulus and government support, equities and confidence is stabilizing. The largest benefactor to date is gold and gold equities, which are in an indisputable bull market with both trading at multi-year highs. While I will go into more […]

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Speculators Suffer as TSX Venture Capitulates, Again

The TSX Venture is a speculators exchange in every way. A gamblers paradise, the index rises and falls on the wings of sentiment, nothing more. In my relatively short investing life, I’ve never seen the outlook this grim. We can take solace in the fact that every pandemic in human history has ended, usually of […]

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TSX Venture Implodes – Falls 6% in Two Days

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The TSX Venture is in free fall as investors move to cash, and the coronavirus spreads. The risk trade is off until a massive new stimulus bill passes or the coronavirus appears to be contained. Even a new stimulus package may not have the desired effect. Not to bet against the Fed or any central […]

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