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Weekly Recap - March 17, 2017 (March 17th 2017) - March 17th 2017



Weekly Summary - QIS Blog – March 17, 2017 

 

Upcoming Events

 

We’ve sent out our first invitation to the Calgary Small-Cap Conference which is going to be held on April 10 at the Coast Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre. As many of you know, our focus is on quality, small-cap Canadian listed stocks and we expect to have another solid lineup for our attendees on April 10. It’ll be well worth coming out for all of our regulars and if you’ve never been to a Small-Cap Conference before, this could be a great opportunity to come see some quality presentations and meet the management teams in person.

 

Investors are encouraged to sign up at http://www.smallcapconference.ca/register to attend.

 

The Vancouver conference will follow on May 4, 2017.

 

We are always looking for new investment ideas and are open to researching any promising companies discussed in this forum or presented to us via email or phone call. As always, we have a preference for those stocks which are fundamentally sound, undervalued and underfollowed.

 

 

Recent Events

 

The latest QIS Capital Update was sent out on March 10 with the most recent news from Blue River Resources Ltd. (BXR:TSX-V) and Fairmont Resources (FMR:TSX-V).

 

View QIS Update #3: http://www.smallcaps.ca/updates/qis-update-3-2017-blue-river-resources-halted-and-files-year-end-financials-while-fairmont-resources-extends-grabasa-asset-acquisition-again

 

To receive QIS Capital’s email updates directly in your inbox as they are issued, please sign up for free at: http://www.smallcaps.ca/investor_signup. We typically send out 3-4 email updates per month.

  


Market News

 

The small-cap markets bounced back this week due in part to an increase in the price of gold, which strengthened after the US announced an interest rate increase this week. The S&P TSX Venture Composite Index gained 11.42 points on the week, closing on Friday at 810.61. Canada’s S&P TSX Composite index was off this week by a total of 16.19 points to close on Friday at 15,490.49 points. In the United States, the Dow Jones Industrial Average took losses on four out of the five trading days this past week; however, an overall weekly gain was still achieved. The Dow Jones eked out an 11.64 point gain on the week, closing on Friday at 20,914.62 points.

 

How to plan for a potential hike in the capital gains inclusion rate

http://business.financialpost.com/personal-finance/taxes/how-to-plan-for-a-potential-hike-in-the-capital-gains-inclusion-rate

 

Consumer advocates have low expectations for probe into Canada's 5 big banks

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/consumer-advocates-have-low-expectations-for-probe-into-canada-s-5-big-banks-1.4028594

 

Lithium is the latest hot metal commodity, but investor fever could be cooling http://business.financialpost.com/news/mining/lithium-is-the-latest-hot-metal-commodity-but-investor-fever-could-be-cooling

 

Five stocks that have burned investors, and the lessons we all can learn from them http://business.financialpost.com/investing/investing-pro/five-stocks-that-have-burned-investors-and-the-lessons-we-all-can-learn-from-them

 

Why Bay Street is warning Ottawa against raising tax on capital gains

http://www.bnn.ca/no-reason-for-them-to-stay-why-bay-street-is-warning-ottawa-against-raising-tax-on-capital-gains-1.699172

 

The Week Ahead: Morneau tables federal budget, EU trade commissioner visits Canada

http://www.bnn.ca/the-week-ahead-morneau-tables-federal-budget-eu-trade-commissioner-visits-canada-1.699261

 

 

 

Canadian Small Caps

 
Canadian Small Caps

CLICK HERE to view the presentations from the Spring 2016 Small-Cap Conferences.

We are pleased to publish the PowerPoint presentations from The Small-Cap Conferences that were held in Calgary on March 30, 2016 and in Vancouver on May 3, 2016.

We encourage investors to review the presentations and contact the companies with any further questions.

www.smallcapconference.ca/presentations.php
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