Monthly Archives: October 2012

The elephant in the room on US tax receipts

What level of defense spending does the US want to continue? What level of entitlements does it intend to fund? These are hotly debated questions on the right and left. But here is the final arbiter for individuals and governments: … Continue reading

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Canadian economy contracts, loonie loses lift

The Canadian economy “unexpectedly” shrank by 0.1 percent in August, pointing to slower growth in the third quarter than in the first half of the year and supporting a Bank of Canada message that interest rate hikes are not imminent– … Continue reading

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Canada-China investment treaty update

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Demographics, debt and deflation

Harry Dent is an entertaining speaker, and this hour long presentation is worth listening to. You can sign in here to watch.

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MoneyShow talk now on line

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5 actionable steps toward financial sanity

Sheila Bair, former head of the FDIC, warns that the financial system remains far from stable – and that regulations like the Volcker Rule may be too complex to be effective. She offers 5 practical steps that the Obama or … Continue reading

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