TSX: 2015 Black Mondays

October 15, 2015 Jelani Smith 0

2015 has been a weak year for the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), and Global Equities. Major stock indexes around the world entered the Market Correction territory as stocks declined more than 10% from its 2015 peak. This provides a great buying opportunity for long term investors, once the market shows signs of bottoming out. Year-to-date, the TSX is down a […]

Sinking Flagships: The Era of the Cheap Smartphone

October 13, 2015 Eduardo Wu 0

We all know the big names in the phone industry: Apple, Samsung, Sony and LG and their “all-star” line-up: the iPhone 6s, Galaxy S6, Xperia Z5 and LG V10. But recently, there have been new players in the smartphone industry that are planning to gain market share  by offering budget friendly smartphones that can satisfy the needs of the average […]

The Underrated ETF

October 3, 2015 Pooja P 0

When we think of making money in finance, several options run through our minds. We all know stocks jump to the top of the list. It’s reasonable; stocks are awesome, they’re sexy, they’re high risk and we love it. Stocks are the bad boy of finance- you just know when you see some guy roll in the street in his […]

5 Ways to Enrich Your University Experience

September 22, 2015 Jelani Smith 0

University is the time of your life where you learn, make mistakes, and gain experience. Many of us go to University with the objective of landing a full-time job after graduation, or investing in a business. How can we enrich our university experience? Below, are the ‘5 ways to enrich your university experience’ Not only in monetary terms, but in […]

Women in Finance

September 16, 2015 Pooja P 0

Even though women legally and technically have the same rights as their male counterparts, that is just not prevalent in today’s working force. The field of finance is particularly overridden with “suits” and this is made apparent in many ways. Through Hollywood depictions in the financial field, including movies like The Wolf of Wall Street that sodomizes women in the […]

Do Apple Special Events Affect Apple Shares?

September 12, 2015 Jelani Smith 0

The September 2015 Apple Special Event is one of those events everyone has been waiting for. Investors, Apple customers, fans, and so on.  Many technology enthusiasts admire Apple’s continuous innovation. One of the most popular innovation was the launch of the iPod, replacing the bulky Sony Walkman’s. Apple Special Events tend to have an impact on the shares – as […]

Recession Woes: What’s Next?

September 3, 2015 Jelani Smith 0

On Monday August 24th, the TSX declined due to investor worries over the global economy.  Another ‘sell off’ occurred on Monday September 1st – with the TSX giving up more than 350 points, declining 2.72%. The sell off is a result of the oil price slump, continued worries over the Chinese economy, and a release of a Statistics Canada report stating that […]

R&D Impact on the Automotive Industry

August 27, 2015 Jelani Smith 0

Since Karl Benz’s invention of a gasoline powered vehicle in the 1880s, the automotive sector has grown to be one of the largest industries in the 21st century. With a large impact on the economy, the automotive sector employed a little over 6.6 million workers in the US during 2014 (Bureau of Labor Statistics). By the end of this year, […]