Daily Archives: July 16, 2015

Icahan: Fed and long-always funds pushing capital over a cliff

The clip below offers some incredibly rare, candid commentary on the massive capital risks presently embedded in long always products and marketers. I am not generally a fan of Carl Icahn, but what he says in public here about BlackRock … Continue reading

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The embarrassment of executive riches

From 1978 to 2014, executive compensation at American firms increased 997%, compared with 10.9% for the average worker compensation. This is not about some people working harder than others, or critics being envious of high earners. This is about a … Continue reading

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Demographics not supporting Canadian home prices

Illuminating article from Ben Rabidoux in the Globe today, pointing out that the pace of home construction in Canada is far surpassing the growth of the workforce.  New housing starts are currently building more than 2 new homes for every … Continue reading

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The amazing, under-appreciated power of the human gut

Further to the fascinating TED talk on the wonder of human microbes posted here in May, I came across a Maclean’s interview with microbiologist Giulia Enders last night and found it further enlightening.  Much to understand here… See: The Interview: … Continue reading

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