John Molson Investment Society (JMIS)

The John Molson Investment Society is committed to serve as an access point for all students on campus interested in learning about both the financial markets and the financial services industry through open discussions, equity analysis/valuation workshops, industry speakers, and our JMIS analyst program.

JMIS is committed to serve as an access point for all students on campus interested in learning about both the financial markets and the financial services industry through open discussions, equity analysis/valuation workshops, industry speakers, and our JMIS analyst program.


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The Analyst Program

Previous Analysts Include:

Analyst Articles

March 9, 2017

‘When Finance and Skynet Collide’ by Mingze Deng

Introduction         Recent progress in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has generated extensive interest from the investment industry, with many AI experts […]
November 22, 2016

The Fintech Revolution – Silicon Valley meets Wall Street by Charles Chadwick

  Introduction Currently facing an unsure economy, many corporations are looking for additional ways to protect their assets. Protection may be through new business solutions, cutting […]
November 7, 2016

Now You See It, Now You Don’t: The Industry of Nuclear Power’s Disappearing Act by Kirah Goldberg

          In the recent months, oil and gas prices have been plummeting at alarmingly rapid rates. The reason for this debilitating price […]
October 26, 2016

Is It the Right time to invest in Oil Again by Wisit Chantawarang

                Since the second half of 2014, energy stocks have been severely hit as the price of oil sank to 48.40 USD per barrel. But that […]
May 13, 2016

CANDADIAN TAKEOVER BIDS AND SHAREHOLDER AGREEMENT LAW, An introductory article by Ilya Belyaev

INTRODUCTION             In Peru, all mining rights are sate-owned. The Peruvian government grants concessions: agreements whereby a company may operate under its jurisdiction in exchange for […]
May 13, 2016

How Patenting Impacts Innovation and Firm Growth by Ilya Belyaev

In December of 1903, the Wright brothers improved airplane technology, advancing human flight through the addition of ailerons onto their glider. Although it is a small […]
March 30, 2016

Blockchain, unblocking a revolution by Philippe Carmant

“Payments are made by reducing the balance in a customer’s account and increasing the balance in the recipients account by an equivalent amount—a process that has […]
March 24, 2016

Investigating the Backlog in the Commercial Aerospace Industry by Reuben Warnongbri

Introduction Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Airbus (PA: AIR.PA) are arguably the largest commercial aerospace contractors in the World. With market caps of $84.85B and $52.44B respectively, […]
March 8, 2016

EVolution: The Electric Car’s New Spark by Richard Yuan

Technology has been changing our ways of life continuously, and we have always learned to adapt new inventions. Just think about the progression of the smartphone […]
March 8, 2016

Fighting 07-08 2.0 by Philippe Carmant

 Is the world going to plunge back into a recession? “A recession is a significant decline in activity across the economy, lasting longer than a few […]
February 10, 2016

The Dawn of Virtual Reality By Richard Yuan

*This article may be opinionated* In this era of technology advancement, who has not fantasized at least once about jumping into the digital world and becoming […]
January 13, 2016

China’s growth and its effect on consumption by Jiachen Li

China made history in 2010 by dethroning Japan to become the world’s second largest economy after the United States of America. This turning point is the […]
December 5, 2015

A Tale on the Irish Resurgence by Georges Hakim

A Tainted Past Following the 2008 economic crisis, the Irish economy contracted 11.2% in the years preceding 2010. Having accumulated excess debt during this time, Ireland […]
November 25, 2015

The Lessons We Can’t Seem To Learn by Bruno Vilone

Those who study history will argue that they do so, in part, to prevent the recurrence of man-made calamities. Sadly, these catastrophes seem to always come […]
November 4, 2015

Oil Prices and Their Impact on Canada: Explained by Georges Hakim

Warning: this article may be opinionated. As many of you know, the slump in prices started in September 2014 and has continued ever since. OPEC countries’ […]
October 25, 2015

Efficient Markets vs. Behavioral Finance: A Clash of Titans by Jiachen Li

Disclaimer: the following article may be opinionated. Only fools admire everything in an author of reputation – Candide On October 12th 2015, The Royal Swedish Academic […]
October 17, 2015

An Investor’s Guide to the 2015 Canadian Elections by Bruno Vilone

The pinnacle of one of Canada’s longest electoral campaign is approaching. The current polls are showing potential winners but on average, everything’s been bathing in uncertainty. […]
October 10, 2015

Trans Pacific Partnership: An Opportunity Awaits Pharmaceutical Companies by Gabriel Rondos

On October 5th, 2015, 12 countries reached an agreement on the Trans Pacific Partnership, an international trade deal that will eliminate or reduce about 18,000 tariffs. […]
October 10, 2015

Canada Frowns at the Iran Nuclear Deal by Bruno Vilone

Much like the Cuban embargo, the United-States sanctions on Iran began shortly after an ideological revolution ousted the pro-American local government. Today, as his second term […]
October 10, 2015

Euro-Dollar Parity: Explained by Georges Hakim

Here’s what you should know about how the Euro has been faring recently: The decline in the value of the Euro relative to that of the […]