Economic Outlook 2016

January 4, 2016

As you will see from previous posts, there are few surprises. The comments in the post of January 2015 still stand: global growth will be slow, at best. Too many countries have too many problems for a return to the relatively high rates of the past. There is no particular reason to be impressed with

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Monetary Stimulus: Prudent or Panic

January 25, 2015

The Bank of Canada has just lowered rates to protect the Canadian economy from being disrupted by collapsing oil prices. And the E.U. central bank has just announced it intends to massively expand the European money supply. Except for oil prices, nothing much has changed. As I have long argued in this space, there is

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Finding Your Passion

March 17, 2014

[This post was written in response to the email that is being generated by the Waterloo TEDx video, Why You Will Fail to Have a Great Career.] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iKHTawgyKWQ Since pursuing your passion is a necessary, but not sufficient condition, for a great career, it becomes logically essential to find your passion as a starting point.

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