RY : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Foreign Banks: Geopolitics, Regulations Cloud Prospects - Industry ...

    October 20, 2014
    Foreign Banks: Geopolitics, Regulations Cloud Prospects - Industry Outlook
  2. Top Companies Trading On The Toronto Stock Exchange

    August 15, 2014
    Canadian stock markets are home to some of the best companies across sectors such as finance, energy, mining and minerals.
  3. Foreign Banks Face Tough Road to Recovery - Industry Outlook

    June 16, 2014
    Foreign Banks Face Tough Road to Recovery - Industry Outlook
  4. Exchanges and a few high-frequency traders are being scrutinized for maker-taker fees.

    What Maker-Taker Fees Mean To You

    April 24, 2014
    Exchanges and a few high-frequency traders are being scrutinized for a rebate pricing system regulators believe distorts ...
  5. Earnings Expectations For The Week Of December 2

    December 1, 2013
    Quarterly reports from retailers Kroger (NYSE: DG) will be among the highlights this week. A couple of Chinese solar companies ...
  6. RBC Gets Regulatory Nod - Analyst Blog

    February 11, 2013
    Last week, Royal Bank of Canada (RY) - also known as RBC - got permission from Canada's Competition Bureau for the acquisition ...
  7. Beneath The Surface, Bank Of Montreal Not So Strong

    December 5, 2012
    Bank of Montreal's core banking operations aren't as strong as the headlines suggest.
  8. Moody's May Downgrade Canadian Banks - Analyst Blog

    October 29, 2012
    Moody's Investors Service - the credit rating arm of Moody's Corp. (MCO) - has put the long-term ratings of six major Canadian ...
  9. Target Sells Credit Card Portfolio To TD For $5.9 Billion

    October 25, 2012
    Target announced October 23 that it was selling its credit card portolio for $5.9 billion. This is a good move for shareholders. ...
  10. Scotiabank Buys ING Direct - Analyst Blog

    August 30, 2012
    On Wednesday, The Bank Of Nova Scotia (BNS), popularly known as Scotiabank, announced a deal to purchase ING Direct Canada ...
  11. Royal Bank of Canada and Other Big Movers In Financial on August ...

    August 28, 2012
    The morning has been bad for the market. The Nasdaq has fallen 0.1%; the S&P 500 has declined 0.1%; and the Dow is trading ...
  12. BAM Issues Preferred Shares - Analyst Blog

    August 24, 2012
    On Thursday, Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (BAM) declared a public offering of 8 million Class A Preferred Shares, Series ...
  13. CIBC to Buy Wealth Management Unit - Analyst Blog

    August 8, 2012
    In order to further expand its wealth management operations, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM) announced a deal to ...
  14. JPMorgan Puts Its Interests Ahead Of Clients

    July 4, 2012
    Brokers at the bank sold underperforming JPMorgan mutual funds to customers despite better choices being available.
  15. Bank Of Montreal Looking Stuck For Now

    May 28, 2012
    BMO is seeing margin pressure in the core banking businesses.
  16. Playing The West African Gold Rush

    April 26, 2012
    With gold supplies in traditional African mining regions starting to dwindle, West Africa is seeing more production. The ...
  17. Revisiting the 'Dividend Deluxe' Strategy

    March 6, 2012
    Even with interest rates at rock bottom, the dividend growth stocks in this ongoing portfolio have continued to provide an ...
  18. 6 Stocks At 52-Week Lows

    November 24, 2011
    Are these companies on a downward spiral or gearing up for a rebound?
  19. Canada Is Key For A Strong Portfolio

    November 10, 2011
    With the majority of the developed world still facing problems, Canada is beacon of growth.
  20. Diamonds Are A Portfolio's Best Friend

    September 27, 2011
    For investors looking for additional safe havens to place their money, diamonds could be an interesting bet.
  21. Credicorp: Expansion Beyond Financial Services

    September 22, 2011
    The financial services holding company found itself earlier this summer defending the purchase of two private hospitals in ...
  22. M&T Bank In A Rare Class

    July 25, 2011
    Unlike most banks, M&T is getting full credit from the Street.
  23. PNC Acquires Another Fixer-Up Bank Chain

    June 21, 2011
    PNC makes a widely-expected move to expand its banking operations into the Southeast.
  24. PNC Financial: On Track And Underpriced

    April 27, 2011
    PNC is another high-quality regional bank trading at an attractive discount to reasonable value.
  25. Comparing Canada And America

    August 19, 2010
    Just how equal are the markets and economy in Canada and the United States?
  26. Canadian Banks Rule

    May 27, 2009
    A recent report from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) confirms that Canadian Banks did not make it through the financial ...
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