2021 Could Be a Blockbuster Year for Canadian Stocks

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2021 is poised to be a stellar year for the Canadian economy, and, by extent, the TSX and TSX Venture. According to Bloomberg, “Gross domestic product grew 0.7% in January, Statistics Canada reported Wednesday . . . A preliminary estimate for February shows the country kept the momentum going with output expanding 0.5%, the 10th-straight […]

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TSX Venture Flirts with 1k as Financing Activity Soars

February financing activity jumped up on the TSXV

After getting smoked in early March, losing about 10% in four trading days, the TSX Venture is crawling back. The exchange poked its head above 1,000 before settling at 994 Monday. What’s more, the exchange has traded into the green in 9 of the past 11 trading sessions. A quick glance at financing activity in […]

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Blockchain/Cryptocurrency Companies Outperform on the TSX Venture

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Blockchain/cryptocurrency companies on the TSX Venture are performing exceptionally well this year. According to data from the TMX Group, there were 16 blockchain/cryptocurrency companies listed on the TSX Venture in November 2020. This year, the average YTD return for these issuers is 162% — huge gains for such a small cohort of the Venture! And with […]

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TSX Venture Has White-Hot Start to the Year

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The TSX Venture is having one of its best starts to the year yet, both in terms of average market capitalization and financing activity. Long-time readers will remember our research on seasonality factors that influence the TSX Venture. In a December 2020 article titled, “The Best Time to Buy the TSX Venture is Here,” we […]

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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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TSX Venture Trades Through 900 – Records Highest Close Since 2014

TSX Venture liquidity and volume soar

The TSX Venture cleared 900 again in early trading Wednesday. The exchange put in an epic run in 2020 and shows no signs of slowing down this year. What continues to stand out to me is the number of sectors heating up and the increased liquidity. Take a look at the Venture over the past […]

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Canadian Small-Cap Market Proves Resilient in 2020

Canadian Small-Cap Market Proves Resilient in 2020

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The Best Time to Buy the TSX Venture is Here

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It goes without saying that 2020 has been one of the most volatile years for small-cap investors yet. But, the best time to buy the TSX Venture is almost here. After being crushed to a low of around 338 in March following the emergence of Covid-19, the TSX Venture Index catapulted approximately 140% to 816 […]

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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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CitiGroup $2,500 Gold Forecast for 2021

Citi forecasts $2,500 gold price in 2021

The gold price and related equities remain under pressure as 2020 comes to a close. It remains a frustrating period for many investors, despite the necessary consolidation taking place in precious metals. A perfect storm of epic stimulus and inflation fears took gold to record highs in 2020; now, many investors and speculators are concerned […]

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