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  • Wednesday July 16th, 2014

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    Your Money Matters

  • Wednesday July 9th, 2014

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    On today’s show, hosts Wendy Strub and Mike Roberts discuss the announcement of the federal government’s upcoming auction of wireless spectrum across the country, along with the investment implications of what a new 4th national services provider would have on the 3 incumbents. They also highlight the details of a large multinational firm that many wouldn’t expect becoming involved in improving the environmental standards of Canada’s Oil Sands region. In the 2nd half of the show, they are joined by Cameron Hurst (Canaccord Senior VP – Global Portfolio Solutions) to discuss the increasing interest on the part of investors in discretionary programs such as Canaccord’s Investment Counselling Program.

  • Wednesday July 2nd, 2014

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    On today’s show, host Saj Karim and Mike Roberts provide listeners with perspective on the recent rise in the Canadian dollar along with some important considerations for investments traded in other currencies. They also discuss the many economic impacts surrounding the topic of inflation, as well as sectors of the market where investors may stand to benefit from rising rates. Lastly, they address the ongoing unrest in Iraq and what the longer term implications of this disturbance may be for Canadian energy producers.

  • Wednesday June 25th, 2014

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    Your hosts Saj Karim and Mike Roberts discussed the new hot housing market of vacation properties as well as a large Canadian home builder acquiring a substantial amount of land in the US for future home development. The TSX’ all-time highs were noted as well as discussion of some topics of interest in regards to our new Finance Minister Joe Oliver. The big news story of the week for Canada was the approval of the Northern Gateway pipeline project and conversation weighed in on the obstacles around that vision becoming reality.

  • Wednesday June 18th, 2014

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    Today your hosts, Saj Karim and Wendy Strub discussed the week in review, the concerns of inflation creeping into the system and the Fed meeting occurring later that day. They discussed the investment allocation move to overweight gold based on Canaccord Genuity’s Market Strategist Martin Roberge. In the 2nd half of the show, Marcus Schlecta of Blackrock Ishares was a special guest discussing ETF’s and the co-hosts concluded with a discussion of new deals Blackberry had announced.

  • Wednesday June 11th, 2014

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    Mike Magreehan and Mike Roberts discuss the initial public offerings that are garnering the most investor attention (Alibaba.com, PrairieSky royalty, and potential spin-offs from other Canadian energy names). Being provincial election eve, the hosts discuss Ontario’s recent warnings on potential debt downgrade given the state of the province’s finances. World Cup kicks off tomorrow in Brazil, and Mike and Mike highlight the economics of World Cup, the costs and benefits, and make bold predictions on who will win.

  • Wednesday June 4th, 2014

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    Your Money Matters

  • Wednesday May 28th, 2014

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    Mike Magreehan and Wendy Strub discuss housing affordability, given new lower mortgage rates and what this means for Canadian homeowners. The hosts provide an outlook on the US stock market. Marcus Schlechta, VP with Blackrock Asset Management, joins the show as a special guest to discuss where they see funds flowing, where there is opportunity and where there are potential risks.

  • Wednesday May 21st, 2014

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    Saj Karim and Mike Magreehan welcome special guest Dennis Mitchell, Chief Investment Officer for Sentry Investments, to discuss investment opportunities and to provide perspective on global markets. Amid the Ukraine stand-off, Saj and Mike discuss the latest with respect to a $400-billion 30-year deal that would see Russia supply gas to China, while separate reports suggest China is also stockpiling oil at a record pace. Saj and Mike highlight the recently announced spin-off of PrairieSky from Encana Energy in a mega-IPO. What does all this mean for energy investors? Tune in to find out.

  • Wednesday April 30th, 2014

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    It’s earnings season and Peter and Wendy discussed the results of a few big name players on the TSX to recently report including Suncor and Barrick Gold.

    In the latter half of the show we excitedly interviewed a local technology education company that is making giant waves on the international scene. Carol Leaman, Axonify President and CEO shared the benefits employers receive when using their next-generation eLearning software that combines game mechanics with brain science to drive knowledge retention in corporate enterprise.