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Weekly Summary - QIS Blog – August 18, 2017 - August 18th 2017

Weekly Summary - QIS Blog – August 18, 2017



Upcoming Events


As mentioned, we have been looking into some potential date options for a Fall 2017 Small-Cap Conference in Calgary. Right now, it’s looking like November 14 will be the date for our next evening conference in Calgary at the Coast Plaza. We will update you again once it’s finalized and posted on the conference website.


We are in the process of updating a few of the QIS Capital Feature Company profiles for the website and we will keep you informed as these updated versions get finalized and posted online.


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


QIS Capital Update #10 was sent out to subscribers on August 17, 2017. It included all of the latest announcements from Fairmont Resources (FMR:TSX-V), Newlox Gold Ventures (LUX:CSE), NTG Clarity Networks (NCI:TSX-V), and Opawica Explorations (OPW:TSX-V).


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Market News


This week, the TSX Venture Index posted a gain while the TSX Composite and Dow Jones both experienced losses. The S&P TSX Venture Composite Index came back this week, adding a combined 6.95 points to finish on Friday at 769.76 points. Canada’s benchmark index, the S&P TSX Composite fell again this week, reaching its second lowest level of 2017. In all, the TSX Composite Index shed 81.05 points to close on Friday at 14,952.33 points, its first close below 15,000 since late November 2016. South of the border, the Dow Jones Industrial Average failed to reach any new highs this week, and after down days on Thursday and Friday, the index had an off week. The Dow Jones closed on Friday at 21,674.51 points, which was 183.81 points lower than the prior week.


Canada's annual inflation rate rises to 1.2% in July


Financial markets reflect risk aversion after Spain attacks


Four new strategies you can use this year to get ahead of Ottawa's proposed tax changes


How fund managers deal with career risk, why it's time to sell this rising miner, and a new ETF player


The Week Ahead: Bank earnings begin, Home Capital hearing


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.

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