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Scott Brandt

Top Consumer Staples Stocks to Curb Portfolio Volatility

Negative sentiment in the market and a recent pullback in consumer staples stocks should attract investors to Loblaw Companies Limited (TSX:L) and Alimentation Couche... More »

How Canada’s Largest Telecoms Monetized a 44% Increase in Mobile Data Usage

CRTC’s Communications Monitoring Report for 2016 is out and could provide some insight into Telus Corporation’s (TSX:T)(NYSE:TU) upcoming earnings. More »

How the New GICS Framework Could Affect Your Portfolio

For the first time since 1999, the GICS framework added a new sector, which could comprise of RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX:REI.UN), Boardwalk... More »

Contrary to Ontario’s Opinion, Clean Technology Is Still Booming

Despite some recent news that Ontario cancelled majors plans of renewable development, the clean technology revolution is still booming, and companies such as Hydro... More »

What Is Inflaming ProMetic Life Sciences Inc.’s Latest Increase?

ProMetic Life Sciences Inc.'s (TSX:PLI) stock climbed by more than 10% this month after its diabetes drug reported 100% success in phase two clinical... More »

Uncharted Territory for Chartwell Retirement Residences

Chartwell Retirement Residences (TSX:CSH.UN) is preparing for the largest demographic shift in Canada. More »

Shopify Inc. Is Poised to Benefit From 11% Growth in U.S. Online Retail Sales

As growth in online retail continues to outpace traditional brick-and-mortar sales, businesses such as Shopify Inc. (TSX:SH)(NYSE:SHOP) are poised to benefit from this trend. More »

Baytex Energy Corp. and Crescent Point Energy Corp. Are Focused on Their Rich U.S. Resource Plays

Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE)(NYSE:BTE) and Crescent Point Energy Corp. (TSX:CPG)(NYSE:CPG) have focused their efforts on improving their operating margins in some of the richest... More »

Canadian Billionaire Investor Seymour Schulich’s Bets on Oil

So far this year, Canadian billionaire investor Seymour Schulich’s energy picks have returned over 100% year-to-date. These picks include Pengrowth Energy Corp. (TSX:PGF)(NYSE:PGH) and... More »

Oil-Price Volatility Is Shifting Attention to These Integrated Energy Companies

While upstream energy companies continue to be at the mercy of oil-price volatility, Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU)(NYSE:SU) and Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX:CVE)(NYSE:CVE) have relied... More »