Daily Archives: June 6, 2017

Hunt explains how Fed monetary policy has destabilized the economy

Dr. Lacy Hunt’s Hoisington Quarterly Review has been one of my must-reads for years.  In this rare video interview, he explains how Quantitative Easing has undermined economic growth and financial stability while increasing downside risk in asset markets.   Here is … Continue reading

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Reaching for yield is time-worn path to losses

This chart shows one of the most historically useful valuation gauges for equities–market capitalization to gross national product (inverted scale in blue) since 1954, along with subsequent 10-year investment returns from each point (in red). What we can see is … Continue reading

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Global impact calculator: reducing animal consumption critical

The Global Calculator is a free and interactive tool that helps you to understand the link between our lifestyles, the energy we use, and the consequences for our climate. It is aimed at anyone interested in exploring what a low-carbon … Continue reading

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Last acts of desperation for over-indebted Canadians: car title loans

Mortgaged to the hilt, credit cards and lines all full? No problem, ‘access’ up to 20k with a “Prudent Vehicle Title Loan”. Here’s the cheery marketing jingle direct video link. Proudly serving the Greater Toronto Area including Toronto, Ajax, Barrie, … Continue reading

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