Weiping Wang

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Cominar REIT charts have been screaming ‘sell’ for months

<i>Hi Lou,</i><p><i>Love your daily gig on AM 640, particularly the banter with John Oakley in the morning. Most of us need to be reminded on a daily basis that this is indeed a market economy, the best system the planet has ever seen.</i><p><i>To my point, do you have an opinion on Cominar REIT? I own a fair chunk and</i> …

The post-oil era: When should it be? Fort McMoney players say 'right away'

As part of the documentary game Fort McMoney, users get to help shape the future of Fort McMurray and Alberta's oil sands. They do this by voting in surveys and weekly referendums. The results of these votes will affect a virtual version of Fort McMurray, letting users see the consequences of their …

The most efficient holiday gift of all

I often tell my students never to speak of "efficiency" in polite company. Economists don't use the word the same way as other people, and it's neither easy nor pleasant to explain at a dinner party.<p>Efficiency permeates most economists' thinking. Seeing how the concept relates to Christmas and …

Mackenzie Valley’s new price tag: $20-billion (and rising)

Imperial Oil Ltd. told regulators the estimated cost of its long-delayed Mackenzie Valley Project has surged more than 40 per cent to at least $20-billion since its last tally almost seven years ago, and that it has no idea when North American gas markets might turn around to rescue the project …

U.S. energy boom firing on all cylinders for 2014

It is amazing how fast U.S. energy production has gained traction in our imaginations. One minute, the country is talking up a need to move toward energy independence; the next, it is on the verge of becoming the world's largest oil producer, according to the International Energy Agency.<p>James …

Is 25 too young to save? Not if you actually want to retire on time

When 20-somethings look ahead to the new year, saving for retirement is unlikely to top their list of financial worries.<p>But a new survey suggests that's exactly where it should be, given that 70 per cent of people polled thought they could only afford to retire if they started saving by age 25.<p>It …

Investing in Asia? Here’s what you need to know

<i>This interview with Tim Dattels, a partner at global private equity firm TPG Capital LP and an expert on investing in Asia, is reprinted with permission from Rotman Management, the magazine of the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management. It has been edited and condensed.</i><p><b>What key</b> …