Man vs. Machine: Can the retail investor compete with high frequency traders?

Man vs. Machine: Can the retail investor compete with high frequency traders?
By Tony Matos Computerized trading has become a double edged sword in the financial market. Computers have facilitated the ease with which transactions take place, yet with the introduction of High Frequency Trading (HFT) in 1999, many believe that the technology has advanced to the point of becoming a torment. High Frequency Trading is capable of completing trading transactions in... Read More

Will Vancouver Commercial Real Estate Have the Same Fate as the Housing Bubble?

Will Vancouver Commercial Real Estate Have the Same Fate as the Housing Bubble?
Altus Group, a provider of commercial real estate services, reported that real estate transactions in Vancouver were up 34% in just one quarter, the sixth straight quarter of growth. $3.75 billion in deal flow was recorded by Altus, 875 of those deals exceeded $1 million and 19 transactions for more than $25 million. The increase in commercial real estate sales... Read More

Vancouver Real Estate Bubble Has Burst and Home Owners Are Panic Selling

Vancouver Real Estate Bubble Has Burst and Home Owners Are Panic Selling
Vancouverites upset about being priced out of the housing market because of rising real estate prices fueled by foreign investors, are likely to be heard as the apparent bubble has just burst. Greater Vancouver home sales have fallen 85% in the first half of August to a mere 87, down from 597 homes over the same time last year. Meanwhile,... Read More

Vancouver Housing Market Data on Foreign Nationals Released

Vancouver Housing Market Data on Foreign Nationals Released
The provincial government has unveiled data on foreign home ownership this morning in Victoria which the government started tracking less than a month ago. Chinese foreign real estate investors have been singled out as the driving force behind the skyrocketing housing prices in the Lower Mainland. Buyers of homes were asked to disclose on property tax transfer forms, their country... Read More

Vancouver Real Estate Market Will Crash 30% to 80% Says Market Guru

Vancouver Real Estate Market Will Crash 30% to 80% Says Market Guru
The Vancouver housing market has been over performing for the past two years to what looks like a bubble. Foreign investment, over-bidding and slack mortgage lending criteria are all contributors to the 40% gains in June alone. Well, one man wants to do you a favour, short-selling guru and ex-hedge fund manager Marc Cohodes has done the media circuit trying... Read More

Ian Tostenson Joins ParcelPal Board of Directors

Ian Tostenson Joins ParcelPal Board of Directors
ParcelPal Technology Inc. (CSE: PKG) announced this morning that Ian Tostenson has accepted the invitation from the Company’s directors to join the board of ParcelPal. Mr. Tostenson is President and CEO of the British Columbia Restaurant & Food Services Association and had spent most of his career as President and CEO of Cascadia Brands Inc.  In addition, Mr. Tostenson was... Read More

Mining Stocks Are Back, But Tech and Bio Still in the Running

Mining Stocks Are Back, But Tech and Bio Still in the Running
Once again, resource companies are leading the most actives with less than a handful of non-mining stocks in comparison. It appears retail investors and institutional investors alike are finally feeling more comfortable getting back into resource stocks following the bumpy ride since 2008. In addition, the Brexit vote to leave the EU created instability in the money markets send a... Read More

Porter Bancorp up 35% on Positive Revenue News

Porter Bancorp up 35% on Positive Revenue News
Porter Bancorp, Inc. , parent company of PBI Bank, is a community bank with a wide range of commercial and personal banking products, including wealth management and trust services, and an innovative on-line bank which delivers competitive deposit products and services through an on-line banking division operating under the name of Ascencia. The Company reported that net income for... Read More

World Media & Technology Corp. more than doubles

World Media & Technology Corp. more than doubles
World Media & Technology Corp. (OTCQB: WRMT) continues its flight and offered investors big gains since Wall Street Review initiated coverage on March 30, 2016 at a price of $2.70 when World Media announced that it had started production of 100,000 Health & Lifestyle Oracle (‘HELO’) wristbands that are scheduled for worldwide launch in Q2’16. World Media reached highs of... Read More

Social Reality Reports 492% Revenue Growth

Social Reality Reports 492% Revenue Growth
Social Reality, Inc. (OTCQB: SCRI), an Internet advertising and platform technology company that provides tools to automate and maximize the digital advertising market, announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2015. Revenue for the quarter ended December 31, 2015 was $8,121,070, an increase of 124% over the fourth quarter of 2014. Revenue for the full year... Read More