Commodities

This key indicator says the loonie will hold steady

sbarlow@globeandmail.comScott Barlow, Globe Investor's in-house market strategist, writes exclusively for our subscribers at ROB Insight and Inside the Market online. Subscribe to Globe Unlimited at globeandmail.com/globeunlimited.   Saturday, August 23, 2014

Sidestep economic risk with these sectors

sbarlow@globeandmail.comScott Barlow, Globe Investor's in-house market strategist, writes exclusively for our subscribers at ROB Insight and Inside the Market online. Subscribe to Globe Unlimited at globeandmail.com/globeunlimited.   Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Bernstein bullish on market's staying power

The average investor has been diagnosed by many Wall Street watchers as suffering from a bout of complacency, but Richard Bernstein has a second opinion.The veteran strategist said he sees no signs of the kind of investor behaviour typical of stock bubbles, no stubborn faith in the market despite portents of doom.   Monday, August 18, 2014

Oil field services: Tread carefully

The oil and gas services sector in Canada has a compelling story that investors have embraced in spite of a potential overvaluation.As the workhorses of the energy sector, these drillers, pumpers and frackers have been prime beneficiaries of an oil and gas revival in Canada this year. Prices rebounded, investors returned and services stocks soared.   Friday, August 15, 2014