Economic Recession in 2017?

Really, An Economic Recession in 2017 Will we have an economic recession in 2017?  As the stock market continues to grind higher and investors become more complacent we turn our attention to one data point that has remained a “stubbornly fail-safe marker” of economic contraction since 1960. Commercial & Industrial Loans Every time Commercial & […]

What Do I Waste my Money On?

In my weekly reading I came upon an article that talked to over 2000 people in the U.S. that reveled their biggest money wasters. That peaked my interest on a question that I ask myself (more frequently than I would like to admit). What do I waste my money on? What I found really interesting is that my […]

Amazon versus General Dollar

Let the games begin

This week online retailer Amazon closed above $1000 a share for the first time in its history as Americans more and more become accustomed to the convenience of shopping at home and having a package show up at their door two days later. More than a few people have described the experience as a “Christmas […]

Up 71% over last 16 Months

Have you ever heard of the “TSX Venture Exchange”?  Most US investors have not, but it turns out to be the hottest investing venue in all of North America over the last 18 months. Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta with offices in Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal the exchange is all electronic (like the NASDAQ in the […]