Stock Markets/Investing

Fission steps into the ring for proxy fight with retail investor

Source: Daily News | 2015-11-25
VANCOUVER — Things might be a little tense at Fission Uranium's (TSX: FCU; US-OTC: FCUUF) annual general meeting (AGM) in mid-December due to a proxy battle launched by a retail shareholder looking to replace its board of directors....

Bannerman believes in Etango despite uranium slump 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-25
VANCOUVER — Uranium prices have taken a beating over the past few years, but Australia-based Bannerman Resources (TSX: BAN; US-OTC: BNNLF) hasn’t lost faith in its wholly owned Etango open-pit asset, 38 km from the coastal town...

Lydian streamlines Amulsar plans to ease capital burden 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-25
Lydian International (TSX: LYD; US-OTC: LYDIF) knows it has to adjust expectations at its wholly owned Amulsar gold project in south-central Armenia if it wants to secure development funding under current market conditions. To that end, the...

TSX ends in positive territory, Nov. 13-19 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-25
Canada’s benchmark index rose 2.6%, or 346.65 points, to finish at 13,473.83, a strong recovery from the triple-digit loss it posted during the previous trading period. Gold fell to US$1,065.18 per oz. — its weakest point since...

US stocks rise, Nov. 13-19 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-25
U.S. equities gained after the Federal Reserve signalled a possible December rate hike at its last policy meeting, suggesting the U.S. economy is getting stronger. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.6% to finish at 17,448.07, the S&P...

TSX Venture remains in the doldrums, Nov. 16-20 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-25
The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index dropped 3.28 points en route to a 520.65-point weekly close. Canadian markets are finding it hard to generate positive momentum amid a prolonged slump in commodity prices. Meanwhile, Statistics Canada...

Short Position Report

Source: Daily News | 2015-11-24
Short positions outstanding at Nov.15/15 (with changes from Oct.31/15).

TSX Venture hits four-week low, Nov. 6-12 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-18
The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index lost 1.9%, or 10.35 points, as commodity futures struggled and overseas economic growth remained stagnant. The Chinese government reported underwhelming data that indicates deflationary pressure in the...

Editorial: Copper, iron, oil, gold prices all head south 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-18
Miners across the globe gritted their teeth in mid-November as commodity prices slumped further, continuing a decline that began more than a month ago.

TSX hit by low commodity prices, Nov. 6-12 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-18
Canada’s benchmark index posted a triple-digit loss on the back of lower crude and metal prices. The S&P/TSX Composite Index fell 3%, or 431.6 points to 13,127.18 — its lowest level in over six weeks. The S&P/TSX Capped...