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Weekly Summary - QIS Blog – August 11, 2017 - August 11th 2017



Weekly Summary - QIS Blog – August 11, 2017

 

 

Upcoming Events

 

We've initiated some inquiries with our Calgary conference facility regarding some Fall 2017 date options for a Small-Cap Conference in Calgary this year. We will keep everyone posted as we continue planning out this event.

 

While the summer months are typically quite slow on the news front, there have been some developments announced by a few of our feature companies. Accordingly, we are working on the compilation of our next QIS Update to send out to subscribers.

 

Looking ahead for the rest of 2017, we’ll be conducting a little more independent stock research with the intent to produce and issue some more Independent Research Reports on some of the quality companies that we look into.

 

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

 

Our most recent email update, QIS Capital Update #9, was sent out to subscribers on July 21, 2017. It included all of the latest announcements from Blue River Resources (BXR:TSX-V), Fairmont Resources (FMR:TSX-V), Lingo Media (LM:TSX-V), and Newlox Gold Ventures (LUX:CSE).

 

QIS Update #9 link:  http://www.smallcaps.ca/updates/qis-update-9-2017-the-latest-news-from-blue-river-resources-fairmont-resources-lingo-media-and-newlox-gold-ventures

 

 

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

 

During the shortened 4-day trading week in Canada, the TSX Composite Index recorded four consecutive losing sessions while the TSX Venture Index also posted a loss. The S&P TSX Venture Composite Index lost a combined 2.87 points on the week to finish on Friday at 762.81 points. Canada’s benchmark index, the S&P TSX Composite Index, was also down. The TSX Composite decreased by 224.59 points to close on Friday at 15,033.38 points, its second lowest closing level of 2017. Down in the United States, the Dow Jones Industrial Average hot a new all-time high on Tuesday of 22,179.11 points. However, the Dow Jones was down on the week, closing on Friday at 21,858.32 points, which was 234.49 points lower than the prior week.

 

 

Stock market fears subside as loonie strengthens against greenback

http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/canadian-currency-dollar-loonie-1.4244153

 

Small business owners say they are unfairly targeted by proposed tax changes

http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/tax-angry-business-loopholes-morneau-tax-consultations-income-sprinkling-passive-investment-income-1.4242280

 

Why we're always in unprecedented times, a beaten down tech stock, and beware of the risks you can't see

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/investment-ideas/gi-newsletter/article35918896/

 

August, when all the traders take off and the market blows up

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/investment-ideas/august-when-all-the-traders-take-off-and-the-market-blows-up/article35965653/

 

Gimme shelter: What investors can expect from the week ahead

http://business.financialpost.com/investing/gimme-shelter-what-investors-can-expect-from-the-week-ahead/wcm/e46b71f8-b3e3-42e2-b62d-3d480b1fcfd7

 

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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