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Short Gold, go LONG Currencies?

Central banks stockpiling bullion? Based on their historically really bad timing, looks like the price of gold has more room to move……DOWN! “The Central Bank Gold Agreement (also known as the Washington Agreement on Gold) was announced on September 26, … Continue reading

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Time to buy resource stocks again?

Resources to start Rockin’ Again? I think so. A year or two before the resources fund I launched (long gone now) would start a steady climb towards the #1 spot in those performance charts, the mood was just like it … Continue reading

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Networking – when were your Glory Days?

Social and professional networking has very few hard and fast ‘rules’ but there are a few odd behavioural patterns that have emerged.  Did you ever notice that in an elevator people will move around to maximize the distance between one … Continue reading

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Markets, jobs – wild ride in ‘momentum’ economy!

Let’s talk about momentum in markets first, and then get into the philosophy of ‘growth’ for growth’s sake and it’s impact on the job markets and on the economy. If we look at what’s driving stocks right now, it’s all … Continue reading

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Forget oil, metals, gold – invest in U.S. industry.

I wrote in my posting dated May 17th, entitled Bond rally or feint? Bullish stocks again! the following: “The issue now is does one make decisions based on history or does it make more sense to look through the current ‘correction?’  … Continue reading

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Sino-Forest: Monkey business in China? Really!

Those who were not long the stock (I was a lucky one) are keenly following the banter between the press and the company, and those who owned it are selling it as quick as they can so they can deny … Continue reading

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Tim Hortons, Canada business in US, Jobs and People

Like most folks today, I’ve really no inside knowledge about why Don Schroeder quit, was fired or whatever from the ‘apparently’ top job at the iconic coffee/donut/soup/sandwich chain. The news today is simply: “Tim Hortons Inc. (THI-T) is racing to … Continue reading

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