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Authored by Garth Turner – The Troubled Future of Real Estate

#1 <b>Derek R</b> on 11.14.14 at 7:26 pm<p>Good stuff, Garth. Everybody needs to know this.<p>#2 <b>JSS</b> on 11.14.14 at 7:29 pm<p>“a lowly 10% correction in the market …

Book and Weblog – Authored by Garth Turner — Greater Fool – Authored by Garth Turner – The Troubled Future of Real Estate

Days ago a certain pathetic blog offered these crazed words:<p>This blog has teemed for years with snarky, whiny, self-absorbed, envious renters and …

Youth need living benefits more than life insurance

Life insurance isn’t always necessary for your children, especially if they’re still under 18.<p>But even if you don’t buy a policy for your kid, a …

Home prices will fall in next 5 years: report

TORONTO – Sky high prices in the Canadian real estate market won’t be climbing for much longer, says a report by global rating agency Fitch …

Morningstar Awards Canada - About the Awards

The Top 10 Corporate Social Media Disasters

Here's our pick of the social media setbacks...<p>Wall Street bank JP Morgan was at the centre of a social media storm earlier this month when it invited Twitter users to send questions to an executive using the hashtag #AskJPM.<p>The Twitterverse responded with a storm of abuse. More than 8,000 …

Evangelii Gaudium: Pope Francis vs libertarian economics.

Pope Francis' latest apostolic exhortation covers a number of topics, but really lights into libertarian economics. There's a lot of stuff about …

Help clients reduce holiday stress

More than half of Canadians (57%) say they’ll overspend over the holidays, finds a new TD Canada Trust survey.<p>They say they’ll pay the most for gifts …

How to switch from iPhone to Android – the Eric Schmidt guide

In a rare Google+ post, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt offered his followers a very detailed how-to guide on switching from iPhone to Android.<p>Schmidt said that many of his iPhone friends are moving to Android and reminded buyers that some of the most recent Android handsets out there including the …

Android Phones

Many Canadians regret financial choices

You may not want your grandparents’ advice on choosing your next smart phone, but when it comes to creating a financial strategy, a new poll from …

Fund Of Funds - High Society For The Little Guy

Buying a mutual fund is a bit like hiring someone to fix the brakes on your car. Sure, you could do the research, buy the tools and fix the car …

Reviewing Liabilities On The Balance Sheet | Investopedia

Of all the financial statements issued by companies, the balance sheet is one of the most effective tools in evaluating financial health at a …

Financial Analysis: Solvency vs. Liquidity Ratios | Investopedia

Solvency and liquidity are both terms that refer to an enterprise's state of financial health, but with some notable differences. Solvency refers to …

An Introduction To Structured Products

Once upon a time, the retail investment world was a quiet, rather pleasant place where a small, distinguished cadre of trustees and asset managers …

Fundamentally Weighted Index Investing

Index investing is many investors' staple. They select a fund that matches a well-known index, and then sit back to watch their investments grow with …

Adam Smith: The Father of Economics | Investopedia

Adam Smith was an 18th-century philosopher renowned as the father of modern economics, and a major proponent of laissez-faire economic policies. In …

The Power Of Economic Sanctions

A sanction is a penalty levied on another country, or on individual citizens of another country. It is an instrument of foreign policy and economic …

To Sell Or Not To Sell

The vast majority of financial literature is concerned with when to buy a stock and how to get a deal. The assumption seems to be that the time to …

What Is Fiscal Policy?

Fiscal policy is the means by which a government adjusts its spending levels and tax rates to monitor and influence a nation's economy. It is the …

The Basics Of Short Selling | Investopedia

“Short selling” (also known as “shorting,” “selling short” or “going short”) means the sale of a security or financial instrument that the seller has …

The Myths And Realities Of Women In Finance

The standard cliché is that, relatively speaking, men are financial daredevils who like risk and that women are cautious and want security. …

Top Reasons Forex Traders Fail

The forex market is the largest and most accessible financial market in the world, but although there are many forex investors, few are truly …

Reviewing Assets On The Balance Sheet | Investopedia

A company’s balance sheet provides a snapshot of the assets it owns, liabilities it is responsible for, and whatever might be left over when …

Sovereign Wealth Funds - Friend Or Foe?

A sovereign wealth fund (SWF) is an investment fund managed by a government agency on behalf of a nation or sovereign state. SWFs (or “sovereign …

Analyzing Investments With Solvency Ratios | Investopedia

Solvency ratios are primarily used to measure a company's ability to meet its long-term obligations. In general, a solvency ratio measures the size …

Balance Sheet: Analyzing Owners' Equity | Investopedia

Each year for nearly half a century, <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> (NYSE:BRK.B) has provided an annual letter to shareholders that discusses the gains it has …

What Are Hedge Funds? | Investopedia

The use of hedge funds in personal financial portfolios has grown dramatically since the start of the 21st century. A hedge fund is basically a fancy …