Author Archives: Danielle Park

Dirty deals: how finance uses debt to drain the public purse

Worthwhile discussion on what individuals can do to help move public funding needs and financial advice away from the bankers who abuse our trust and enrich themselves at the expense of municipal, provincial and state solvency. “Dirty Deals” is the … Continue reading

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Private equity ‘genius’: lever, gut, destroy

There have been more retail bankruptcies year to date in 2017, than in all of 2016 and the number of retailers filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy is now approaching its highest level since the 2008 recession.  There is reason to … Continue reading

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Danielle’s weekly market update

Danielle was a guest today with Jim Goddard on Talk Digital Network, 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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Next up: flying electric cars

Remember the Jetsons? Lilium has successfully tested its all-electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) jet for the first time, and you can watch the inaugural test flight above. The basic concept of a VTOL is that it has the benefits … Continue reading

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Ontario finally moves to douse real estate inferno

My hometown Barrie, is one hour north of Toronto.  Here, the average selling price in September 2015 for a detached home was 476K, up 24% from September 2014.  Recent data suggests that the average price gain since March 2016, is … Continue reading

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No ‘ICE’ allows life-saving crumple zones

A dramatic car accident last weekend reminded of one of the most compelling selling features for electric cars:  not having ‘ICE’ (internal combustion engines) under the hood. This allows massive crumple zones to absorb impact and protect occupants. If going … Continue reading

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