Commentary

S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:OSPTX) lost 1 percent on Wednesday as profit taking on NexOptic Technology Corp (CVE:NXO) and a race to the exits in Saint Jean Carbon Inc (CVE:SJL) brought the index down after a fairly promising start. Offsetting the downside was a stellar first day of trading by The Hypothecary Corporation (CVE:THCX) which finished the day up $0.80, or a handy double to close at $1.55 on 3.6 million shares traded. Aphria Inc. (CVE:APH) also turned in [...]

If you’re one of the throwback gold enthusiasts likely to now number in the hundreds judging be mainstream media’s portrayal of “gold bugs”, you’re likely enjoying the apparent strength in the gold price [...]

The only thing more astonishing than the everyday facism inherent in Donald Trump’s proclamations is the readiness with which the American media machine seizes on his every statement with variously indignant rage or [...]

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite index (INDEXTSI:JX) was up modestly at midday,  showing a .3% increase on moderate volumes to 797.95. cannabis affect their constituents Aurora Cannabis Inc. (CVE:ACB), Aphria Inc (CVE:APH), Mettrum Health [...]

As the inauguration day of Donald Trump inches closer, the ever-snowballing controversy he generates grows larger each day. With the latest salvo the release of the “uncorroborated” 35-page intelligence report published last week [...]