The reason the above conversation is vital to our understanding of this particular issue is that people live freely when fear is no longer a threat. What I realized this week is that as a 6 white male, who looks like he walked off the set of Sons of Anarchy, I don know social fear like my gay friends. When I was much younger, I walked my dog Ashleigh a giant, gorgeous Gordan Setter down the north end of MLK in Portland late at night, greeting the prostitutes and drug dealers that used to hang out in my neighborhood.
A rare occurrence now happening on oil markets might be a huge opportunity for investors who play it right, says Tim Pickering, president and chief investment officer at Auspice Capital Advisors Ltd.Pickering said Canadian crude prices are currently in which means the future price is expected to be lower than the spot price, but every other crude oil market in the world is in contango, meaning the future price is expected to be higher than the spot.long term investors in oil, this is a positive thing because it means they will not lose money as the market rolls over time, he said in a commentary to clients.Pickering, who recently launched CCX, an exchange traded fund that tracks Western Canadian Select, Canada benchmark heavy oil stream, said it is not normal for Canadian oil to be in backwardation when others are in contango, but thinks it comes down to a supply and demand issue.I think that the market sentiment is also weighing in here, he said. Are many unknowns in Alberta and they may not be positive for Alberta. As such, investments are in question and the curve is reflecting less demand/or more supply going forward..
Macquarie Research analysts believe it would be an strategy for Cogeco Communications Inc. To sell its data centre business and use the cash to buy Rogers Communications Inc. Stake in its company.In a research note published Sunday, analysts calculated that Cogeco could maintain its leverage and improve its enterprise value to earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA) between 13 and 15 per cent, if it sells the data centres to pay for Rogers 20 per cent interest at current values.Analysts calculated that Cogeco could sell its data centre assets for $600 million, a multiple of 15 times their EBITDA based on public, comparable companies.
In short, doing the flyers is lots of fun. Walking from house to house is an adventure. I realized that if you love your job, you can do better on that. Retirement service in September, while Bank of Nova Scotia recorded a trio of what it called offsetting items, including modifications to its main pension plan.Naturally, all the one time items this quarter are part of a larger quest by the banks to improve efficiencies and cut costs as the Canadian economy continues to reel from the crash in oil prices. But analysts said next year may be more challenging as most of the easy cost cuts have now been made, and the underlying trends suggest this was a weak quarter for the banks.balance, this looks more like a notional miss, said Robert Sedran, analyst at CIBC World Markets.The outlooks have also tilted to being more cautious. RBC chief risk officer Mark Hughes said on a conference call with analysts Wednesday that the bank is seeing early signs of stress in Alberta, with a rise in auto loan and credit card delinquencies.The quarter was also marked by further deteriorations in energy sector loans.