5 Top Weekly TSXV Stocks: Abacus Up on Good Numbers From Nevada

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:JX) was down again on Friday (August 10), this time falling 3.66 points to 696.03, or by 0.52 percent. Markets are being hammered by sanctions and tariffs all over the world, with the latest favored target being Turkey, which the US has turned its sights on. While Canada’s been in […]

5 Top Weekly TSX Stocks: TransAtlantic Petroleum Surges on Q2 Results

The S&P/TSX Composite Index (INDEXTSI:OSPTX) fell by 65.94 points at open to 16,351.04 and the downward trend continued over the morning on Friday (August 10). By midday, another 40 some points were lost leaving the TSX at 16,308.70 at 11:50 am EST. The 100-point drop was spurred on by increasing concern around Turkey’s current economic […]

Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Glencore Powers, Freeport Falters

Sanctions and tariffs are the flavor of 2018 as it turns out, with each week bringing new rounds and retaliatory strikes between trading partners. This week, the blowtorch was back on Russia, which has threatened “other” means of response, while now Turkish industry is being targeted by the US and China is trucking on with […]

Precious Metals Weekly Round-Up: Gold Flat Amid Global Currency Turmoil

Both gold and silver prices were flat on Friday (August 10), after investors ran to the greenback for safety as the Turkish lira plunged to a record low after dipping almost 23 percent. Meanwhile, Russia’s rouble dropped to its lowest in more than two years and the euro and pound met their weakest levels in […]

5 Top Weekly TSXV Stocks: Hunter Oil Sells “Substantially All” Assets

On Friday (August 3), the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:JX) fell 0.55 points to 700.38, down only 0.08 percent. The Toronto Stock Exchange opened flat on the same day, with the energy sector countering losses in financials. The global headlines have been mostly about US President Donald Trump deciding that his original tariffs on Chinese goods […]

5 Top Weekly TSX Stocks: Precious Metals Miners Lead the Way

The S&P/TSX Composite Index (INDEXTSI:OSPTX) was down 3.44 points or 0.02 percent on Friday (August 3), to 16,405.72. By midday, the TSX had made a slight climb and sat at 16,411.10 at 12:33 am EST. Financial sector losses weighed down the TSX on Friday, and were further exacerbated by a slipping energy sector. The energy […]

Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Unions, Deals and Estimates

Nevermind the uptick in base metals prices reported last week, a hit of fresh sanctions fears have jolted the sector back downwards, with not even a strike threat at Escondida maintaining copper’s short-lived recovery. Watch the video above for a recap on the two biggest stories for the month and a look at base metals […]

Precious Metals Weekly Round-Up: Gold Hits One-year Low

Both gold and silver prices dropped on Friday (August 3), after the US Dollar showed its resilience against a variety of major currencies and hit a 14-month peak versus the Chinese yuan. The greenback was supported by ongoing trade tension concerns between the United States and China. As of 8:52 a.m. EST, the yellow metal […]

5 Top Weekly TSXV Stocks: Gold Juniors Lead the Way

Last Friday (July 27), the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:JX) rose 1.29 points or 0.18 percent to close at 706.41. In the news, trade war fears continued, the US dollar has taken a dip and everyone wants to know how the Escondida drama will play out on the world stage. Here, the Investing News Network has […]

5 Top Weekly TSX Stocks: Largo Climbs on Vanadium Price Growth

The S&P/TSX Composite Index (INDEXTSI:OSPTX) opened slightly higher on Friday (July 27) at 16,471.38, up 15.65 points from the previous day. By midday, the TSX had lost all those gains, sitting at  16,4442.19 at 11:38 am EST. The TSX decline was likely caused by weakened oil and precious metals markets, but some of the loss was offset […]

Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Higher Prices and Hostile Takeovers

Base metals are looking up again this week as crude oil heads downwards, trade war talk won’t go away and all eyes become glued to Escondida in Chile. Price wise, copper has spent all this week on the up, gaining 1.54 percent over the week to reach US$ 6,254 per tonne by Thursday (July 26) […]

Precious Metals Weekly Round-Up: Gold Steadies as Dollar Dips

Both gold and silver inched up slightly on Friday (July 27), after the greenback slid due to in-line US growth report. However, the precious metals still remained on a decline as gold headed for a one-week low and the white metal moved toward its seventh weekly decrease, thanks to an agreement between the United States […]

5 Top Weekly TSXV Stocks: Zenyatta Up on Albany Graphite Updates

Last Friday (July 20), the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:JX) rose 1.3 points or 0.18 percent to close at 714.47. News headlines last week were wholly dominated by trade war fears and solidifying concerns over the US’ relationship with its trading partners. China has gone so far as to place all blame on the US […]

5 Top Weekly TSX Stocks: Energy Fuels Jumps on US Investigation

The S&P/TSX Composite Index (INDEXTSI:OSPTX) opened lower on Friday (July 20) at 16,485.96, down 57.05 points. By midday, the TSX had dropped an additional 17 points and sat at 16,468.86. The market dip was the result of financial and industrial stock losses as the threat of another round of US tariffs weighed heavily on the […]

5 Top Weekly NASDAQ Tech Stocks: IZEA Gains 96 Percent

The NASDAQ Composite (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) started the week at 7,731.74 points on Monday (July 9) and except for a slight dip on Wednesday (July 11) to a week-low of 7,698.51 points, the index otherwise continued its gains from the previous week. The index was trading at 7,81.87 points as of 1.02 p.m. EST on Friday (July […]

Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Lundin’s Second Woo-ing

Base metals continue to trade down as trade war fears become set in stone, with loss of jobs in the US now a talking point and continued tensions between the US and its closest traditional allies. Copper fell below US$ 6,000 a tonne for the first time in 12 months, and is now trading at […]

Precious Metals Weekly Round-Up: Gold Edges Up After Trump Comment

Both gold and silver ticked up on Friday (July 20) after the greenback fell on the heels of US President Donald Trump expressing concern over the US dollar’s strength, and about interest rate increases made by the US Federal Reserve.   As of 9:36 a.m. EST, gold was trading at US$ 1,229.40 per ounce, down […]

5 Top Weekly TSXV Stocks: Fjordland Up on Drill Program

Last Friday (July 13), the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:JX) fell 4.76 points, down 0.65 percent, to close at 724.21. Trade war fears seem to be here to stay, and markets are responding accordingly, with base metals down and the stock markets generally flat this week. On the TSXV, the Investing News Network took a […]

5 Top Weekly TSX Stocks: Osisko Surges on Deep Drilling Discovery

The S&P/TSX Composite Index (INDEXTSI:OSPTX) opened flat on Friday (July 13) at 16,560.91, before gaining 12 points around 10:00 a.m. EST. By midday most of the morning progress had been countered when the TSX fell to 16,554.02 at 2:45 p.m. EST.   The poor performance was attributed to falling gold prices, which weighed down the […]

Precious Metals Weekly Round-Up: Gold Heads for Worst Close in a Year

Both gold and silver tumbled on Friday (July 13), as concerns over a global trade war was put on the back burner and the US dollar ticked up, setting the yellow metal on course for its lowest settlement in about a year. As of 9:19 a.m. EST, gold was trading at US$ 1,241.70 per ounce, […]

5 Top Weekly NASDAQ Tech Stocks: Radisys Gains With the Index

The NASDAQ Composite (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) started the week at 7,451.90 points on Monday (July 2) and has been steadily on the rise with the index trading at 7,685.59 points as of 12.40 p.m. EST on Friday (July 6). The NASDAQ Technology Index (INDEXNASDAQ:NDXT) started the week at 4,148.91 points and, similar to NASDAQ Composite, has been […]

5 Top Weekly NASDAQ Biotech Stocks: Adamis Rises 45.31 Percent

Last week, the NASDAQ Biotechnology Index (INDEXNASDAQ:NBI) had a big increase compared to previous weeks with a 5.91 percent jump over the trading week. From Monday’s (July 2) low of 3,433.39 points the index increased steadily to 3,636.62 points as of 12:20 p.m. EST Friday (July 6). This past week may have been slow for news […]

5 Top Weekly TSXV Stocks: Base Metals Miner Crystal Lake Surges

Last Friday (July 6), the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:JX) fell 1.87 points, down 0.25 percent, to close at 740.04. Talk this week has been about tariffs as they finally bite after so much time waiting for the crunch. Investors are bullish however, with shares on the TSX still predicted to end 2018 higher despite […]

5 Top Weekly TSX Stocks: Gold Miners Rise to the Top

The S&P/TSX Composite Index (INDEXTSI:OSPTX) edged higher on Friday (July 6), opening up 20.57 points to 16,287.18. It quickly climbed over the morning to sit at 16,369.69 at 2:46 p.m. EST.   The more than 80-point increase was a result of June data that indicated the economy added 31,800 jobs over the month. The energy sector climbed 0.2 […]

Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Stocks on a Roll and Rule on Risk

The sanctions and tariffs long promised by US President Donald Trump are finally here, and the markets don’t like what they see. Base metals have continued their downward journey this week, with copper hitting a new 2018 low at US$ 6,399 per tonne after finishing last week at an already deflated US$ 6,648. The red […]

Cannabis Weekly Round-Up: TD Updates Cannabis Reccomendations

This past trading week (July 2 – 6) a new report indicated Toronto-Dominion (TD) Bank had reversed its stance on recommending cannabis stocks. A closer look at the cannabis companies that were awarded a supply agreement with Alberta and market updates completes this Cannabis Weekly Round-Up. This past week the Investing News Network (INN) shared a report showing […]

Precious Metals Weekly Round-Up: Gold On Course For Slight Gains

Both gold and silver slipped in the morning on Friday (July 6) after an upbeat US jobs report was released, but escalating US-China trade tensions resulted in a weaker greenback, setting gold on course for slight gains this week and leaving silver flat. As of 9:02 a.m. EST on Friday, the yellow metal was trading […]