Monthly Archives: November 2016

Canadian credit boomerang coming full circle

Nationally the average home price in Canada is about $500,000.  In the largest 11 cities, where the bulk of the population lives, the average is $576,000.  As shown in this chart from the Globe and Mail, the average home price … Continue reading

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Constitution trumps everyone, even the Donald

For lawyers and those who understand the essential paramounce of the Constitution in a democracy, the idea that Trump can be President while his kids run the business under his name is ludicrous.  This principle designed to avoid conflicts of … Continue reading

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Good watch: Boom, Bust, Boom

Caught this 2015 documentary co-directed by Monty Python’s Terry Jones on Netflix yesterday.  An interesting cast of characters woven through with entertaining art and humor; it offers valuable perspective on the history of human behavior and policies in driving regularly … Continue reading

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Job number one: drain the Trump swamp

It’s ironic, and should be unacceptable to the American people, that their new President-elect–who ran on promises to drain government of self-dealing and conflicts of interest–comes in as the most financially conflicted President in history. Trump owns stock in some … Continue reading

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Secular perspective on US retail and REITs

Howard Davidowitz, chairman at Davidowitz & Associates, and Don Rissmiller, chief economist at Strategas, examine the state of retail on Black Friday and runs down the winners and losers in the retail sector. Here is a direct video link. By … Continue reading

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Danielle on The Financial Survival Network

Danielle was a guest with Kerry Lutz on The Financial Survival Network, talking about recent developments in the world economy and markets. You can listen to an audio clip of the segment here. Note: After our conversation, Kerry forwarded this … Continue reading

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