A solid pick for turbulent times

Fears that higher interest rates and inflation will trigger a recession in Canada and other countries has caused the S&P/TSX Composite Index to drop 12% since the start of 2022.
However, BCE is down just 8% this year. That’s because consumers and businesses increasingly rely on… Read More

Media struggles attract activists

Media companies have struggled recently as advertisers shift their spending to online platforms. Rising inflation and interest rates are also hurting the subscription revenues of streaming services. As a result, activist investors are now demanding changes, including at these two media giants.
WALT DISNEY CO. $104… Read More

Earnings jumped 17.1% at Fair Isaac Corp.

Earnings jumped 17.1% at Fair Isaac Corp.

Rising interest rates and recession fears have hit technology stocks particularly hard in 2022, as investors worry a slowdown will prompt their business clients to spend less on their products.

However, those kinds of cuts would be shortsighted as the products they buy from this company… Read More

Rising interest rates impact real estate

Apart from the overall market decline, higher interest rates in Canada and the U.S. are the main reason for weakness in the shares of real-estate firms and REITs. So far this year, ETFs holding U.S. and Canadian REIT have lost around 20% of their value.
However,… Read More