Tuesday , 12 November 2019


Investing

3 Oil & Gas Exploration and Production Companies Benefiting From the Trump Bump

With President-elect Trump vowing to bring back the Keystone XL pipeline, and having Rex Tillerson, a long-time supporter of Canadian oil, as his head of foreign policy, those moves could benefit Canadian exports of crude. The 3 energy juniors on our list today are all early producers, or near production, have operations in Western Canada, and could, we think, get a Trump stock price bump.

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Perhaps the ‘Dow Jones’ Should Now Be Called the ‘Goldman Sachs’ Industrial Average – Here’s Why

US stocks have had quite a rally in the last month, but in the large-cap space, the clear leader has been the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA). While much of the strength in the DJIA has been chalked up to the index being full of old-line industrial stocks that stand to benefit from a Trump victory, practically all of the outperformance can be summed up in two words - Goldman Sachs

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The Ins & Outs Of Having TIPS And/Or TIPS ETFs In Your Portfolio

Inflation expectations have been on the rise since before the U.S. election, but markets are now more convinced of higher inflation to come due to President-elect Trump’s talk of fiscal stimulus and tax cuts. Measured by break-evens in the Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS) market, inflation expectations for the next 10 years rose to 1.93%, the highest level since the summer of 2015. The long decline in inflation seems to be turning, as the CPI climbed 1.6% year-over-year, the most in two years. This changing environment has piqued investor interest in TIPS, and in turn, TIPS ETFs.

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Are These Energy Stocks Set To Expand Exploration Activities?

The TSX energy stocks on our list today were all able to increase their Net Asset Value (NAV) by an average of 34% over the last fiscal year and, with positive net working capital over the past 12 months to handle their day to day operations, they could be in a position to focus on raising capital for exploration purposes.

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