Daily Archives: November 1, 2012

Danielle’s weekly market update

Danielle was a guest today with Phil Mackesy on Talk Digital Network discussing recent trends in the world economy and markets. You can listen to an audio clip here.

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CBC’s The Current on Canada-China Agreement (FIPA)

Canada is set to ratify an enormous investment treaty with China in the coming days. Haven’t heard of it? You’re not alone. It may be the biggest agreement since NAFTA, but it’s also a deal that was largely kept quiet … Continue reading

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Frontline: Big Sky, Big Money

How has the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision changed campaigns in America? Here is a direct link. Watch Big Sky, Big Money on PBS. See more from FRONTLINE.

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Canadian government debt growing faster than household debt

It is by now widely reported that Canadian household debt levels are perilously high at a record 163.4% in the second quarter. Less acknowledged however, is that total government debt has actually been growing at a higher rate than households … Continue reading

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Stiglitz on the political capture of the banking sector

This week on Here’s the Thing, Alec talks about the financial crisis with Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel Prize-winning economist. Stiglitz shows no restraint when unleashing criticism of presidential policies — on both sides. Of President Barack Obama’s financial-industry rescue plan, … Continue reading

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Articles worth noting

A couple of key themes individuals should be aware of today: First, the financial advice business continues to be thick as bricks in their stubborn insistence on putting their own profit and sales targets ahead of the best interests of … Continue reading

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