Archive for June 8th, 2017

In the aftermath of G7 and NATO conferences that saw the United States increasingly isolated and isolationist, Canadas foreign minister now says Canadians can no longer rely on the United States for global leadership. If Canada wants to help fill that gap, it might want to cast its eyes west and make it a priority to revive the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
Speaking for the Canadian government, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland this week rejected President Donald Trumps America First foreign policy and its dismissal of free trade and the value of Western alliances….

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Now that the Jim Comey hearing is complete, its time for everybody to roll up their sleeves and go back to work on returning the country to prosperity. The most populist policy would be to restore a long-lasting, deep-rooted prosperity for every single American.
President Donald Trump cannot let a deluge of distractions disrupt his and the Republican partys plans for meaningful health-care and tax reform. The Russian-collusion accusations, the fallout from the Comey hearing, the left-wing medias daily barrage of anti-Trump propaganda — these are all distractions. And the…

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In a recent column for the New York Times, David Brooks asked What would I do if I had a billion bucks to use for good? The very question posed by Brooks about how he would give away $1 billion raises others.
For one, while its most certainly their money to handle as they wish, not asked enough is why the superrich think their abundant skills in the commercial space render them experts at charity. Brooks certainly didnt ask this question, and its passing strange considering his regular columns throughout Election 2016 about Donald Trumps total lack of qualification for…

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Two Qatari LNG shipments, believed to be U.K.-bound, abruptly changed direction.

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There are actually two parts to any valuation, or at the very least two. Most of our attention is usually drawn toward the most spectacular, which is almost always the price of whatever security or class. We notice it because thats where the fun is, the business of finance being made in the (hopefully) upward swing of asset markets. But we only rationalize that euphoria wherein the second part of valuation doesnt play along.
The dot-com bubble was one such period fitting the qualification. If you were to ask most people what made it one they would likely answer with some anecdote…

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Warehouse giant Costco continues to prosper despite the growth of internet retailing. 

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Goldman strategist Ben Snider investigates why the value investing strategy is under-performing and whether the weak returns will continue going forward.

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Worried your frugality might’ve crossed the line into cheapskate territory? Here are 10 warning signs.

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(Bloomberg Businessweek) — Leia em português Para leer el reportaje en español

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U.S. crude oil prices fell Thursday, pushing the commodity closer to technical levels that could trigger a sharp downturn.

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It’s wise to start saving for retirement as soon as you get your first job. But for those who delayed or were unable to do that, not all hope is lost.

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The most valuable car company in America isn’t based in Detroit. 

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General Electric shares fell on Wednesday as worries continue about CEO Jeff Immelt's strategic vision, how pressure from activist Nelson…

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