U.S. Healthcare Stock Outperforms as Market Craters

Akumin and Reconnaissance Energy Africa top September Stock Challenge

The TSX Venture remains highly volatile, along with all other major indices this month. However, despite the ups and downs, at mid-month the Venture is nearly at the same level it was on September 1st. So, to see many members massively outperform the markets, despite the volatility and overall flat performance thus far, is impressive. […]

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IPO Financings Drop 91% MoM, 40% YoY on TSXV

Canada's IPO Market is dropping like a stone

Financing data for August is in, and the one data point I can’t get over is the decline in IPO financings. Canada’s IPO market is in serious trouble – from the TSX to TSX Venture. The Venture saw $3.7 million in IPO Financings raised in August – a drop of 91% from July’s $44.8 million. […]

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TSX Venture Rebound Hanging by a Thread

TSX Venture Rebound Hanging by a Thread

Aaron Good to be back. We’re getting close to the end of summer here. Today, we want to focus on our little sandbox, which is the Canadian venture capital and specifically the TSX Venture. Alex Just looking at the composite it’s impossible to overstate how bad the drop in liquidity has been. Today will be […]

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The Niche of the TSX Venture Just Got Smaller

market volumes decline

The TSX Venture, or ‘the venture’ as it’s known among insiders, has always been a niche market. The space typically rises with commodities, but the past decade has seen sectors like cannabis and crypto lead to unprecedented diversification. But, while always a niche, the TSX Venture Composite Index (comprised of 160 issuers responsible for the […]

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May’s Stock Challenge Concludes With First-Time Winner

It’s the end of the month, and the time has come to crown our new champion! Off an incredible run from NASDAQ-traded IMTE (Integrated Media Technology Ltd), veteran player ‘lindi’ finishes the month in top spot with a 60.64% average return. Congratulations lindi! Not bad for a first time finish in the top ten! ‘quantumx’ […]

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TSX Venture Update: Trading Volumes Hit Record Lows

TSX Venture liquidity dries up

The TSX Venture has averaged about 27 million shares traded per day in the past ten trading days. However, on Wednesday and Thursday of last week, trading volumes fell to less than 20 million total shares traded, according to TMX data. To my knowledge, 15.8 million shares traded on May 25th is the lowest volume […]

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Small and Micro-Cap Stocks Get Crushed – Now What?

Canada's small and micro-cap stocks fall

Aaron Hoddinott and Alexander Smith of Pinnacle Digest talk about the brutal week for the TSX Venture and small and micro-cap stocks. They also delve into the current challenges of investing in this inflationary environment and what to look for in public company filings. All statements in this video are to be checked and verified […]

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Outlook On Small and Micro-Cap Stocks in North America | Pinnacle Digest PODCAST

growth stocks under pressure on TSX Venture

Industry veterans Aaron Hoddinott and Alexander Smith of Pinnacle Digest talk about the current state of the TSX Venture, CSE, Russell 2000, and growth stocks in general. With these indices in technical bear markets, the guys give their take on where they think equities may be headed. Speculators at heart, Aaron and Alex share some […]

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Nowhere to Hide, Venture Drops 8% in 5 Days

recession fears surge as bear market takes hold

The TSX Venture is now firmly in bear market territory and may be teetering on the edge of a larger collapse. Canada’s junior exchange is now down just over 24% from its high of 1,018 in November 2021. The NASDAQ and Russell 2000 are also in bear markets as U.S. indices continue to falter. The […]

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February Financings Implode on TSX Venture

Inflation running wild, crashing US equities in mid-January and then again in late February appears to have spooked many speculators. As a result, we continue to witness an overall decrease in trading activity and financings in 2022 on the TSX Venture. The mentality of investors today could not be more different than this time last […]

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