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Weekly Summary - QIS Blog – December 8, 2017 - December 8th 2017



Weekly Summary - QIS Blog – December 8, 2017

 

 

Upcoming Events

 

With the end of 2017 fast approaching, many investors use the month of December to evaluate and consider tax-loss positions which can be liquidated to create a loss that can then be used to offset the year's capital gains. For 2017, the final day to trade a stock and maintain a settlement date in 2017 is December 27 (Canadian and U.S. markets). It is important to note that the settlement period is now only 2 trading days as opposed to 3 days in years past.

 

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 QIS Capital email update was sent out to subscribers on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. QIS Update #15 included the latest corporate updates from Fairmont Resources (FMR:TSX-V) and Newlox Gold Ventures (LUX:CSE), plus share consolidation news from Opawica Explorations (OPW:TSX-V).

 

Link to QIS Update #15: http://www.smallcaps.ca/updates/qis-update-15-2017-corporate-updates-from-newlox-gold-ventures-and-fairmont-resources-share-consolidation-for-opawica-explorations

 

To receive QIS Capital’s email updates directly in your inbox as they are issued, please sign up at: http://www.smallcaps.ca/investor_signup. We typically send out 15-25 email updates per year.

 

 

Market News

 

Each of the Canadian indices tracked in this section posted small gains this past week while the Dow Jones reached another all time high and posted another weekly increase. The S&P TSX Venture Composite Index managed to add 3.96 points to close on Friday at 792.96. Canada’s benchmark index, the S&P TSX Composite, lost ground on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, but rallied on Thursday and Friday to post a 57.10 point weekly gain. The TSX Composite closed on Friday at 16,096.07 points. South of the border, the Dow Jones Industrial Average posted another gain for the week of 97.57 points and reached a new all-time high on Dec. 4 of 24,533.00. The Dow Jones finished at 24,329.16 points on Friday.

 

 

Toronto stock index higher amid bullish U.S. jobs data as loonie dips

http://www.ctvnews.ca/business/toronto-stock-index-higher-amid-bullish-u-s-jobs-data-as-loonie-dips-1.3712650

 

What is bitcoin and why is the digital currency surging?

http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/what-is-bitcoin-and-why-is-the-digital-currency-surging-1.4440845

 

Why it's the most uncertain time of the year, a bargain bank, and another marijuana stock worth $2-billion

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/investment-ideas/gi-newsletter/article37220010/

 

Too much 'uncertainty' for BoC to raise rates in 2018: Rosenberg

https://www.bnn.ca/too-much-uncertainty-for-boc-to-raise-rates-in-2018-rosenberg-1.936164

 

The week ahead: Bitcoin futures begin trading on Cboe, Fed rate decision

https://www.bnn.ca/the-week-ahead-bitcoin-futures-begin-trading-on-cboe-fed-rate-decision-1.938317

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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