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Month: October 2018

IBM – A Big Acquisition for Big Blue

  Big Blue, IBM, announced that yesterday that it reached a deal with cloud computing firm Red Hat to acquire them for 33.4 billion. A 62.84% premium on the stocks last traded price. Red Hat is a software firm specializing…

Vermillion Energy- the Safest Play in the Canadian Oil Patch

Vermillion Energy( VET- TSX, NYSE) is an integrated oil and gas company that operates in Canada, the USA, Netherlands, Germany, France, Britain, and the likes of Australia as well. They are one of our top picks for the energy sector…

Legalization

While the country might be sky high after legalization day, cannabis stocks are headed in the other direction.   The day has finally come Years of anticipation, since Trudeau promised to legalize cannabis, have created one of the hottest markets…

The Art of the Pair Trade- Cannabis Investing and Hedging your Investment

Everything is always better in twos, especially trades.       In this article we’re going to look at a hedge fund style trade idea for the cannabis space. This strategy will allow investors to hedge against a downturn in the cannabis market….

Open Text – A Discounted Stock with Potential

Open Text is a software firm based out of Waterloo Ontario. They specialize in Enterprise Information Management (EIM) solutions with heavy involvement in cloud computing. They focus on business to business sales and solutions. Open Text focuses on business to…

Is sector rotation upon us?

With tech doing much of the load bearing for this bull run, is it time to leave this highly volatile and very expensive sector in anticipation of darker times? If you’ve invested in high growth companies, the Master Cards, Amazons,…

Tailored Brands – A poorly fitting valuation

Tailored Brands was formed in  2016 as a holding company for Men’s Warehouse, which was previously public. The Company operates 1,400 stores across the US and Canada. 90% of their sales come from the US.   TLRD Tailored Brands, ticker $TLRD,…