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22 Mar Time to Buy Uranium Stocks?

It has been a very challenging few years for uranium prices since the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011. Will 2018 be the year that uranium prices rebound? I’m optimistic that prices could finally rise in 2018.                       The U3O8 spot price is currently at $21.90 USD per...

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16 Jan Happy New Year Traders!

I hope everyone had an amazing 2011 and look forward to another wonderful year in 2012. 2011 had been one of the most exciting and rewarding times for me. I have helped many people leave their day jobs behind for good to become full time...

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14 Nov Part Time Gold Trader

Many of you who have been following my blog for a long time have heard me speak very highly of one of my most successful students, Andy Man. He was one of my students who I trained back in early 2007 and when I first...

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10 Oct Looking for Day Traders in Toronto

As some of you experienced traders know, day trading is a lonely profession where you sometimes find yourself talking to the computer or tv. Trading together allows you to share ideas with each other, keep each other disciplined, capture more trading opportunities throughout the day...

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02 Aug Enjoy your summer!

I'll be off on vaca most of August and will be back the beginning of September. Enjoy the rest of your summer! I'll be back here to give you the latest and greatest ideas on the stock market this fall. Have a great one!   Mike...

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27 Jul Hot Dog Business

While walking around the city in the summer, you just can't help but notice the hot dogs stands on the street. The smell of cooked hot dogs with onions, relish and ketchup will surely make your mouth water. From a business standpoint, I always wonder...

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26 Jul Cool Kids Apparel Sells

Every kid wants to be cool or at least dress like the cool kids. Apparently, this concept has worked wonders for Abercrombie & Fitch. This popular American retailer that focuses on casual wear for consumers ages 18 through 22 has seen incredible growth in the...

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20 Jul Gotta Get Some Ice Cream!

  Since summer is finally here, go out and get some delicious ice cream or gelatto. My favorite place is Marble Slab Creamery. They have stores all around the world. Don't worry about your diet. You deserve a nice cold dessert once in awhile....

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06 Jul Canadian Jazz

  I went to a few Jazz festivals in the past 2 weeks. This past weekend, I was in Montreal to attend the 33rd edition of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal aka the Montreal International Jazz Festival. The event was attended by more than...

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29 Jun Car Sharing Network

  Not too long ago, it seemed that everybody was moving out into the suburbs where they can live in their big houses and drive their gas guzzling SUV's to commute around. But nowadays, it seems more people are moving back into the city to take...

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26 Jun Traders Gatherings

  Last week I had the pleasure of hosting a gathering of like minded, passionate  individuals to talk about trading and the markets. If you're in Toronto or New York City, please join us for future gatherings. I hope to have another group set up in...

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20 Jun The BlackBerry is Dead!

  I wrote an article a few months ago suggesting that the maker of the popular BlackBerry device, Research In Motion would face huge challenges competing with Apple and Google's Android phones. Well, the company confirmed this last week when they reported declining revenue figures and...

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16 Jun Market Uncertainty

  In the past few weeks, we've seen global markets all around the world start to weaken due to numerous economic uncertainties. Essentially, all the market gains this year as tracked by the S&P 500 index (Top 500 most capitalized companies in the USA) have been...

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15 Jun Modern Art

  I'm not exactly the artsy person, but there's something about modern museums and galleries that strike me. Ever since I set foot into the Saatchi Gallery in London, I've always been fascinated by modern art. Now, you don't always have to understand it, but to...

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08 Jun Bixi Bikes

  The largest bike sharing network in North America, Bixi has finally launched in Toronto. It allows users to rent a bike from any bike station in the city and return it to any station in the network. I think it's a fabulous idea as it...

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06 Jun Sell in May, Go Away!

  This is a popular saying in the stock market, but what does this mean. It means that you should generally stay away from the stock markets in the summer. Many reports have shown that the majority of a stock market's gains are usually achieved between...

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23 May LinkedIn Price Doubles in IPO

Last week, I wrote about the Bazillion dollar deal with Skype being bought out by Microsoft. Well, this past week, the stock market created another Bazillionaire. LinkedIn, the  professional social network company became a public company and listed their shares on the New York Stock...

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04 May Is the CrackBerry Dead?

Research in Motion (RIMM), the company behind the BlackBerry smart phone device has been steadily losing market share to Apple's iPhone and Google's Android device makers such as Htc, Motorola and Samsung over the past year or so. The device, often referred to as the...

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28 Apr The FaceBook of China

  A number of China based Internet companies have seen their stock prices rise significantly over the past few years. The reason is investors love the massive growth of internet users in China. There have been lots of success stories including Baidu.com, referred to as the...

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14 Apr Insider Trading

There has been a lot of media coverage in the past few months about a Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager who was accused of making over $50 million in the stock market based on illegal stock tips. If you're thinking of a scenario where your favorite...

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13 Apr Nuclear Energy Opportunities

Nuclear Energy is a sensitive topic these days especially considering what happened at Japan's nuclear plants after the March 2011 earthquake. Japan's nuclear disaster raised a lot of concerns about the contamination of the global food supply from radioactive water or livestock consuming contaminated grasses...

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12 Apr Hiding Food Inflation

Has anyone noticed while you're shopping at your local supermarket that the prices of fruits and vegetables are higher than what you're accustomed to? Maybe you found the prices of oranges or bananas to be more per pound, or kilogram? The reasons are rising oil...

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09 Apr Your Best Friend!

Has anyone heard of the term Black Box Trading, or Robo Trading, or what the industry calls Algorithmic Trading? If you haven’t, sit back as you’re going to be amazed at what I have to tell you. When you think about the stock market, you...

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21 Mar Are Apple investors losing faith?

  Apple, one of the most admired and innovative companies in our generation has been a favorite among investors since they've revolutionized the portable music player industry with the iPod. Then they set out to redefine the cell phone business with the iPhone and now recently,...

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17 Mar Global crisis

In the past few months, investors all around the world have faced a tumultuous and rocky decline in the global stock markets. We've had so many events happen in such a short period of time that include the uprisings in the Middle East and the...

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14 Mar Japan

  Photo via The New York Times via European Press Photo Agency   I want to give my warm thoughts and heart to all of those affected in Japan. Let's all give a helping hand, because every little bit helps. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies  ...

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