Stock Markets/Investing

TSX Venture hits four-week low, Sept. 28-Oct. 2

Source: Daily News | 2015-10-05
VANCOUVER — The S&P TSX Venture Composite Index fell for a second consecutive week during the Sept. 28-Oct. 2 trading sessions, as it lost nearly 3% or 15.94 points en route to a 525.56 point close. The U.S. Labor Department reported...

TSX Venture drops, Sept. 21-25 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-30
The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index dropped 1.5%, or 8.41 points, before closing at 541.50 points. The Canadian dollar hit an 11-year low during the trading period at US$74.76, while oil and base metal futures also finished in the red....

TSX falls, Sept. 21-25 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-30
Anxiety about global growth soured investor appetite for risk, with data showing Chinese factory activity shrank to a six-and-a-half-year low in September, while U.S. manufacturing growth in the same month stayed at a two-year low. 

Balmoral offers a new way to play the Detour trend 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-30
VANCOUVER —  Any investor on the lookout for a junior explorer offering base and precious metal exposure via emerging in-situ metal resources and strategic land positions, might take a second glance at Balmoral Resources (TSX: BAR;...

US stocks end lower, Sept. 21-25 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-30
U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen reiterated increasing interest rates later this year, if the labour market improves and inflation returns to 2%. The U.S. Commerce Department reported that the country’s gross domestic product (GDP)...

Ana Paula is 'great downside insurance,' says Timmins CEO

Source: Daily News | 2015-09-29
VANCOUVER — Timmins Gold (TSX: TMM; NYSE-MKT: TGD) is one step closer to production its high-grade Ana Paula gold project in Guerrero, Mexico, following an opportune deal with Goldcorp (TSX: G; NYSE: GG) for a mill and...

Pretium lands US$540M to build Brucejack 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-23
VANCOUVER — Pretium Resources (TSX: PVG; NYSE: PVG) is proving that struggling equity markets and global economic woes can’t keep a good project down. On Sept. 15 the company announced terms for a US$540-million...

Optimists see 'gems' in besieged coal markets  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-23
VANCOUVER —  Attending the Coal Association of Canada’s annual gathering here in downtown Vancouver, it’s clear it's a pretty terrible time to be in the coal business, and that goes for both the metallurgical (met or...

TSX moves up, Sept.14-18 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-23
Canada’s benchmark index gained ground during the week, adding 185.33 points, or 1.4%, to close at 13,646.80 points, as investors took in the U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision to keep interest rates near zero. 

US stock indexes fall, Sept. 14-18 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-23
The U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision to keep interest rates near zero heightened worries about how weak global economic growth would affect U.S. corporate earnings. Fed Chair Janet Yellen said the impact of the global economic slowdown on...