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Weekly Summary - QIS Blog April 7, 2017 - April 10th 2017



Weekly Summary - QIS Blog – April 7, 2017

  

Upcoming Events

 

Coming up in just under a month, we’ll be hosting the next Small-Cap Conference in Vancouver on May 4. As we firm up the schedule, more details will be posted 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 a relatively quiet week on the news front. Our most recent QIS Update was sent out 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).

 

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

 

In Canada this week, the two main indices we track both delivered gains, while the Dow Jones remained relatively flat during the same period. The small-cap focused S&P TSX Venture Composite Index added 8.50 points, closing on Friday at 824.27 points. The S&P TSX Composite Index added a total of 119.38 points over the course of the week, closing on Friday at 15,667.13 points. Down in the United States, the Dow Jones Industrial Average delivered a week with no 1-day swings larger than 42 points. Overall, the Dow Jones lost just 7.12 points, closing on Friday at 20,656.10 points.

 

Canada added 19,400 jobs in March, unemployment up slightly

http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/jobs-statistics-canada-march-2017-1.4060044

 

If you’re procrastinating on your taxes, you are not alone

http://business.financialpost.com/personal-finance/taxes/if-youre-procrastinating-on-your-taxes-you-are-not-alone

 

Last days of the stock picker as money managers embrace artificial intelligence

http://business.financialpost.com/investing/last-days-of-the-stock-picker-as-money-managers-embrace-artificial-intelligence

 

New interprovincial trade deal expected to add billions to economy

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/economy/new-interprovincial-trade-deal-expected-to-add-billions-to-economy/article34632204/

 

The Week Ahead: BNN C-Suite survey, Bank of Canada rate decision

http://www.bnn.ca/the-week-ahead-bnn-c-suite-survey-bank-of-canada-rate-decision-1.718254

 

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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