Daily Archives: September 8, 2017

Flat wages and record debt equals consumption in decline

Headlines today cheer that Canada added 22.2k jobs in August and the jobless rate declined to 6.2%, the lowest since 2008. See:  Canada Wages Speed up as jobs gains for ninth month. The Canadian dollar jumped 2% against the greenback … Continue reading

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The cultural divide driving politics

The latest WSJ/ NBC News poll takes a look at cultural issues that divide Republicans and Democrats, from gun rights to climate change to marriage. The WSJ’s Gerald F. Seib analyzes the findings from the survey. Here is a direct … Continue reading

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Nature has the solutions for water woes and flood risks

Excellent article on the development history of Mexico City and the world’s current water problems from flooding to shortages.  See Nature offers solutions to water woes and flood risks: “Conquering” nature has long been the western way. Our hubris, and … Continue reading

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Clawing back oil co profits obvious fund for climate damages

Today, a peer-reviewed paper in the journal Climatic Change shows how scientific evidence can help apportion responsibility for climate damages among fossil fuel producers. For the first time, the study quantifies the amount of sea level rise and increase in … Continue reading

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Danielle’s bi-weekly market update

Danielle was a guest with Jim Goddard on Talk Digital Radio today, talking about recent developments in the world economy and markets.  You can listen to an audio clip of the segment here.

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