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Bitcoin’s Recovery Signals A Green Light for Investors

Just like the tigers waiting in the tall grass to strike, investors have been steadfastly waiting for an indication from the cryptocurrency market to be given the green light for another move. Now may be that time. Over the last few weeks the price of bitcoin has recovered steadily... Read More

AIA: "Architecture billings continue to hold positive in 2018"

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is reporting an increase in architecture firm billings for February from its Architecture Billings Index (ABI), with several key segments showing an encouraging outlook for 2018. “We remain optimistic about the trends we’re seeing at architecture firms this year with the ABI continuing to show growth in February,” said AIA Chief Economist, Kermit Baker, Hon. AIA, PhD. “We saw several major bright spots reflected in February’s data, as billings remained particularly strong at firms located...

On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades

Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Myriad Genetics (MYGN) upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Steve Beuchaw citing share price underperformance and improving cancer testing survey share trends. 2. FedEx (FDX) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel with analyst David Ross saying he likes the company's "general earnings trajectory" following third quarter results. 3. Children's Place (PLCE) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi with...

New Tech Could Be A Game Changer For The Lithium Sector

A new company—with a breakthrough technology—has the potential to reshape lithium production in the same way fracking reshaped oil production. In fact, as reported by USA Today, International Battery Metals’ (CSE:IBAT; OTC: RHHNF) incoming Chief Executive Officer (CEO), John Burba, was offered $325 million by Elon Musk for Burba’s previous company and its second-generation technology. A major New York investment banking firm, however, valued that company and the second-generation technology at $2.5 billion, seven times what was being offered. A deal was...

Google launches Google News Initiative to help journalism thrive in digital age

Google announced new efforts to support the media industry by fighting misinformation and bolstering journalism called the Google News Initiative. In a blog post, Google said "We need to do more... Over the past few years, we've worked with publishers to elevate accurate, quality content and stem the flow of misinformation and disinformation. On our own platforms, we're focused on combating misinformation during breaking news situations. Bad actors often target breaking news on Google platforms, increasing the likelihood that people are exposed to inaccurate content. So we've trained our systems to recognize these events and adjust our signals toward...

5 Companies Changing The Mining Industry

Lithium prices have taken off. In just a few years, a ton of lithium has increased by 300%. And while prices fell in early 2018, there's no question lithium demand will continue to grow. The answer to the huge increase in demand is simple: electric vehicles (EV) are growing in popularity, and battery-based tech, particularly in renewable energy sectors, has pushed demand for lithium up and up. The real question now is: how are lithium suppliers going to feed all this new demand Thank Tesla, of course. The EV pioneer has risen the profile of EV tech and opened up its first "gigafactory" in January 2017. But Tesla isn't alone: it only provides 30% of EVs...

Ontario Moves Ahead with Plan to License Cannabis Lounges

As evidence to the shift in public perception of marijuana use, the Province of Ontario has announced plans to legalize Cannabis lounges once the country's Cannabis Act is passed. Leading cannabis companies are already preparing for the increased demand including Canopy Growth Inc. (TSX: WEED) (OTC: TWMJF), MedReleaf Corp. (OTC: MEDFF), GW Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: GWPH), and MYM Nutraceuticals Inc. (CSE: MYM) (OTC: MYMMF). For the past decade or so, Canada has had an extremely positive approach towards medical and recreational marijuana, and has been at the forefront...

On The Fly: What to watch for in Oracle's earnings report

Oracle (ORCL) is scheduled to report results of its fiscal third quarter after the market close on March 19, with a conference call scheduled for 5:00 pm ET. What to watch for: 1. REVENUE CONSENSUS HIGHER: Along with its last report, Oracle guided for Q3 adjusted earnings per share of 68c-70c on revenue growth of 2%-4%. A tthe time, analysts were expecting the company to report Q3 EPS of 72c on revenue of $9.68B. The EPS consensus view remains unchanged, while the revenue view has since risen to $9.78B. 2. CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE EXPANSION: On February 12, Oracle announced plans to "significantly" expand its...

Improvements in Photonic Imaging is Changing Healthcare Landscape

Nuclear imaging, while not new, is quickly proliferating into new arenas of health diagnosis while also increasing in capability in existing areas of application leading to a major shift in the healthcare landscape. Companies directly tied to the impact of Photonics and Imaging include ASML Holding N.V. (NASDAQ: ASML), Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ: COHR), IPG Photonics Corporation (NASDAQ: IPGP) and Zecotek Photonics Inc. (OTC: ZMSPF) (TSX.V: ZMS). The technology that goes into telling doctors what is going on inside their patient's bodies is a critical element of modern day medicine...

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