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Where great investing ideas come from — and how to make them work


One of the signs that I must be getting old is that I’m often inspired to speak to young graduates concerning the \”secrets of success.\” Five investing tips from the former sell-side analyst Want to know how to best use and interpret research reports. Here’s the way the do-it-yourself investor can act like a pro in a few easy steps ...

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Latest Great White Short on Canadian banks not working out: ‘Hedge funds better know what they’re doing’


It looks like round two Great White Short isn\’t playing out the way the short sellers had hoped. For the very first time since 2014, analysts have turned positive on earnings for Canada’s bank stocks, after spending most of 2015 making negative revisions.?Analysts now forecast earnings development of 5 per cent for Canadian banks within the next 12 months, boosted ...

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Goldman Sachs had a great quarter … if you ignore legal costs


Goldman Sachs reported second quarter earnings on Thursday that came in stronger than expected… if you ignore legal costs. The bank reported earnings per share of $1.98 on revenue of $9.07 billion. Excluding attorney\’s fees, adjusted earnings per share were $4.75. Analysts were expecting adjusted earnings per share of $3.97 on revenue of $8.77 billion, according to Bloomberg. “While uncertainty ...

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