Monthly Archives: May 2012

Commodity prices likely to moderate over the next decade

Ruchir Sharma, Head of Emerging Markets & Global Macro, Morgan Stanley Investment Management says the massive commodities boom of the past decade is at its tail end, given the slowdown in one of the largest consumers, China. This clip makes … Continue reading

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Vancouver Resource Conference this weekend

I will be heading west on Friday to lovely Vancouver for the annual World Resource Investment Conference. It is one of my favorite speaking venues each year with thousands of attendees, companies and analysts focused on the resource sector. I … Continue reading

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Head and shoulders…. knees and toes?

Preparing for my talks out West this weekend, a couple of chart updates really stand out.  This one suggesting a big head and shoulders pattern on the broad Canadian stock market. Source:  Cory Venable, CMT, Venable Park Investment Counsel Inc. … Continue reading

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Citigroup fraud under current CEO Pandit

Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit lost his bid last month for a pay plan that would have awarded him $15 million when Citi shareholders rejected the proposal. But he is still in the job making obscene amounts and shareholders need to … Continue reading

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Aeroponic growing: good for health, planet and finances

I was lucky to grow up in my grandparents’ huge vegetable garden. I have had less success finding the time and sunny space to grow much myself. Two years ago our family was inspired while visiting the “Living with the … Continue reading

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Understanding and overcoming mental depression

While the world struggles with various degrees of financial depression today there are many people suffering with mental depression.  Often the two are connected.  Financial loss and worry over the past few years have understandably accelerated the onset of this … Continue reading

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