Tag Archives: Canada

FLATTENING YIELD CURVE PORTENDS RECESSION

Reading time: 2,720 words, 9 pages, 6 to 10 minutes. “Events are converging ominously this summer in the direction of unwinding expectations and serial train wrecks of finance and politics,”  writes James Howard Kunstler. [Link] In normal times, long-term interest rates … Continue reading

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Embrace the ‘Lagom’ Decline

Reading time: 1,050 words, 4 pages, 3 to 4 minutes. The Powers-That-Be (TPTB) are preparing us to accept the continuing decline of our standard of living. Canada’s CBC advocates that we adopt the Scandinavian concept of ‘lagom;’ being satisfied with … Continue reading

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Canada Hits the Wall in 2016 – Part 4: Tourism, Unemployment, US Dollar & Forecast

Reading time: 2,758 words, 8 pages, 7 to 11 minutes & only 2 ugly charts. Synopsis – covered in this final post – Part 4 of 4 Tourism Unemployment US Dollar Forecast Canada Conclusion Synopsis – covered in Part 1 … Continue reading

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Canada Hits the Wall in 2016 – Part 1: Baltic, China, Commodities & Debt

Reading time: 1,571 words, 5 pages, 4 to 7 minutes & some ugly charts. Canada’s good fortune in escaping the last Great Recession relatively unscathed is turning into a curse. Canada’s well-regulated banking system with its greater reserve requirements and … Continue reading

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Canada Target for Terrorist Attack?

Reading time: 896 words, 3 pages, 2 to 4 minutes plus video. Our hearts are with the people in Paris for the terrible Friday 13th massacre claimed by ISIS. Notice I said “claimed” as we still have much to learn … Continue reading

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Collapse Update – Spring 2012

Reading time: 2,500 words, 6 to 10 minutes John Williams developed a chart that graphically demonstrates how the mightiest economy in the world is collapsing. I’ve mentioned several times that the so-called GDP growth of the U.S. does not take … Continue reading

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Time to panic about the Canadian housing market

Reading time: 1280 words, 3 to 5 minutes “Time to panic about the Canadian housing market” is the by-line Macleans magazine uses in their article “You’re about to get burned” in its latest issue. You’ll notice they don’t use a … Continue reading

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