Monthly Archives: March 2017

Some good big picture on the Canadian realty cycle

For some reason Huffington Post does not provide embed codes for its videos, so I can’t post them here directly on JD, but they have done a few excellent big picture reports on the history of Canadian home prices. This … Continue reading

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Oil sector misleading investors on future growth forecasts

A new report Forecasting Failure: why investors should treat oil company forecasts with caution, looks at the way in which flawed forecasts from oil companies continue to mislead investors on future growth prospects. Charlie Kronick is the Senior Programme Advisor … Continue reading

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Globalization now in third secular retreat since late 1800

A good historical overview of the retreat in globalization now sweeping the world can be found in  Whatever Happened to Free Trade? Globalization is a secular cycle, now in its third mean reversion since the late 1800’s as charted below. … Continue reading

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When asset price gains are too much to last

Good perspective on the impact of bubblenomics and asset price gains, relative to income, courtesy of Patrick Watson today in Charts that Matter: “More net worth is always good, right? Not necessarily. This chart from 13D Research shows US household … Continue reading

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Individuals play a leading role in their poor financial outcomes

Another CBC update today on their whistle-blower investigation into predatory financial practices throughout Canadian banks.  See:  Go Public:  ‘I feel duped’:  Why bank employees with impressive titles could cost you big time. The findings reiterate the case for why Glass-Steagall … Continue reading

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Danielle on The Financial Survival Network

Danielle was a guest today with Kerry Lutz, on The Financial Survival Network, talking about recent developments in the world economy and markets.  Here is a direct audio link. Also see Ontario Finance Minister says Federal help needed to cool … Continue reading

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