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Philippe Bergeron-Belanger |

Stock to Watch : Ackroo Inc. (AKR.V)

If you have been following this blog for some time, you probably heard about Ackroo Inc. (TSX Venture: AKR) before. Things are about to change big time for the company in 2018 thanks to the transformational acquisition of LoyalMark. We see a clear path to $10M in revenue, which should slowly take the stock up to…

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Investment Ideas

Mathieu Martin |

Stock to Watch: Imaflex Inc. (IFX.v)

Imaflex Inc. was established in 1994 and is focused on the development and manufacturing of innovative solutions for the multi-billion-dollar flexible packaging and agriculture industries. The company developed two revolutionary agricultural films, Shine N’ Ripe XL and ADVASEAL, whose sales could start to accelerate in a very significant manner.

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General

Philippe Bergeron-Bélanger |

Letter to our readers

After taking the time to reflect on the future of this blog, we are convinced and motivated more than ever to accomplish our mission: help you improve your knowledge and investment skills, expand your network and grow your stock portfolio. How do wet get there? Details inside.

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Mathieu Martin |

Quebec Bourse launch

On Wednesday night, Philippe and I attended the launch cocktail of Quebec Bourse, formely known as Association des Sociétés Québécoises Cotées en Bourse (ASQCB). The association decided a few months ago to review its marketing positioning and to refocus its objectives. We have been hearing about Quebec Bourse for a while in our network, so we […]

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Educational

Chip Maloney |

Investing Through Bear Markets and Corrections

These are tough markets for Canadian microcap investors.  The toughest in a number of years in my opinion.  The TSX Venture Index is down more than 25% in 2015.  The stock prices of many small companies I follow are down more than 70% from their peaks.  Granted some of these stocks got ahead of themselves. […]

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Mathieu Martin |

Top 5 gift ideas to an investment enthusiast

With the holidays approaching quickly, I decided to write something in the spirit of Christmas instead of our traditional educational articles. If you are at the last minute like me to shop for Christmas gifts, this top 5 gift ideas might help you find what to offer to an investment enthusiast. I encourage you to […]

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Mathieu Martin |

What You Need to Know about ROE and ROA

Return on Equity (ROE) and Return on Assets (ROA) are two ratios that are widely used by investment professionals when comes the time to analyze a business. However, it seems like these tools are far less popular in the case of private or retail investors. Upon reading about these ratios for the past month or two, […]

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Philippe Bergeron-Belanger |

Microcap Conference speakers and company profiles

In a few weeks I’ll be attending the Microcap Conference at the Marriott in Philadelphia on November 4th and 5th. I wanted to post the speaker list as well as profiles of the companies that will be attending. If you haven’t secured a spot yet it’s time to sign up now. They are almost out of […]

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Chip Maloney |

Anchors Aweigh! – The anchoring bias in investing

Over my fifteen year investing career, I have made so many mistakes that I have lost count.  Some of these were made due to poor analysis of the business, some were made due to inadequate research, and countless more blunders were made treading outside of my areas of expertise.  However, many times, the mistakes were […]

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Aaron |

How to find a microcap investment idea ?

In this article we will explain our method for finding suitable investment candidates in the microcap space. If you are a part-time investor like we are, we recommend you focus your energy on only one market to start off. We recommend the TSX Venture, home of Canadian microcaps, where most institutions stay away making it […]

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