VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 3, 2012) - Stockhouse Publishing Ltd. announced today, results from a poll conducted with Canadian investors between July 26 and August 1. The poll administered at Stockhouse.com, the leading online investment community in Canada, discovered that 49.6% of investors polled intend to make new investments in Canadian equities within the next 60 days.
Other findings from the poll identified that 83% of those who intend to invest will purchase Natural Resource Stocks from either the mining or oil and gas sectors and 34% will invest in safer large cap and dividend paying stocks.
"We think this is very good news for the Canadian markets," stated Marcus New, President and CEO of Stockhouse Publishing. "This poll clearly shows that after months of declining prices and volumes, investors are actively engaged in the markets and are looking for great value in a number of sectors. Companies that are able to communicate a clear and differentiated message will find an audience that is ready to listen."
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Stockhouse Publishing Ltd. is a leading financial media company that serves financial institutions, media publishers, public companies and advertisers. Stockhouse.com, a leading North American online financial community, helps individual investors create and manage their personal wealth by delivering an unparalleled breadth of aggregated news and information, portfolio management, analysis tools, and a forum for capturing user generated content.
Stockhouse.com has over 760,000 unique visitors and generates over 45 million page views monthly.