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Weekly Summary - QIS Blog April 21, 2017 - April 21st 2017



Weekly Summary - QIS Blog – April 21, 2017

 

 

Upcoming Events

 

The upcoming Small-Cap Conference to be held in Vancouver on May 4 is approaching quickly. We’ve added a couple of more companies this week and should have the final schedule completed and posted to the website by Monday or Tuesday. These details will be available online at www.smallcapconference.ca.

 

Registration is open and any investors who are interested in discovering quality, underfollowed small-cap stocks are encouraged to attend. Sign up for free at http://www.smallcapconference.ca/register.

 

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

 

It was another low-key week on the news front for our Feature Companies. Our most recent QIS Update was sent out back on March 27 and included news from Blue River Resources (BXR:TSX-V), Fairmont Resources (FMR:TSX-V) and Lingo Media Corporation (LM:TSX-V). We should have a new QIS Update out within the next week or two to introduce the latest QIS Capital Feature Company.

 

QIS Update #4 link: http://www.smallcaps.ca/updates/qis-update-4-2017-blue-river-resources-resumes-trading-fairmont-resources-update-and-lingo-media-signs-merger-agreement

 

 

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

 

Following the Easter long weekend, the Dow Jones and TSX Composite both delivered gains while the small cap focused TSX Venture Exchange gave up ground. The S&P TSX Venture Composite Index declined by a total of 9.70 points, closing out the week at 824.92 points. Also in Canadian trading, the S&P TSX Composite Index added a combined 79.0 points over the course of the past week, closing on Friday at 15,614.48 points. Down in the United States, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained back some ground this week, trading up by a total of 94.51 points. At the end of the day on Friday, the Dow Jones sat at 20,547.76 points.

 

The CRA has our tax data — so why are we still filling out these crummy forms?

http://business.financialpost.com/personal-finance/taxes/the-cra-has-our-tax-data-so-why-are-we-still-filling-out-these-crummy-forms

 

How the investment industry’s stampede into ETFs causes problems

http://business.financialpost.com/investing/investing-pro/how-the-investment-industrys-stampede-into-etfs-causes-problems

 

Stocks that crush the index, investing in video-game fanatics, and why TransCanada is a buy

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/investment-ideas/gi-newsletter/article34747500/

 

The week ahead: French election, Wynne tables Ontario budget

http://www.bnn.ca/the-week-ahead-french-election-wynne-tables-ontario-budget-1.730759

 

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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