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Canada's Housing Situation

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While some say Canada is experiencing a bubble (Vancouver/ Toronto) others are stating that Canada is now finding her footing. Asian money is flowing in clearly to BC and global money - from Iran to Russia - is said to be flooding Toronto.

An Unneccesary Merger Between Corporate Goons

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Bad time to start a craft brewery BTW. Valuations will be suppressed after this deal wraps. Does anyone see a massive issue with this? Craft brew will be squeezed out and these two groups will have a global monopoly. What is my issue with this? For starters it is beer. Why do we need such beer giants? You can make beer in the bath tub, and what was once attractive (Stella, etc.) is now just owned by corporate goons.

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Consumer Price Index - Average Price Data for Coffee, 100%, ground roast, all sizes, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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Looking at average pricing - coffee may be seeing a downturn for a bit. The 2016 movements are showing a reversion back to 2011 average prices and coffee (Coffee "C") has been lower on the market. Consumer Price Index - Average Price Data Series Id: APU0000717311 Area: U.S.

Splitting Up California

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I support Draper''s plan. I am a partial hater of California. Anything below Malibu is junk status in my eyes, and the Kardashians, Orange County and San Diego just make it worse. I have been this way since I was little.

chaganomics.blogspot.com: AirWatch Raises $225 Mil

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AirWatch is not a household name but they are fast becoming one. The fact that they've raised $225 mil for a VC Series A shows that someone knows who they are, and rightfully so. AirWatch is a big deal and their market and

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IN THE WAKE OF FIAT CHRYSLER - GIANNI AGNELLI ON THE INDUSTRY

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Archivio Nazionale del Cinema d''Impresa In an archived video, a brilliant Gianni Angelli states that American''s will never take over and buy European automobile companies. He even states a few historical M&AA stats. A business hero of mine, and a brilliant man in many, many ways.

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Islamic & Non-Islamic Asian Countries

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Islamic & Non-Islamic Asian Countries Source: HCG Research Associates. Asia Asian Countries Islam

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Animal Spirits: Total New Housing Under Construction

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Total New Housing Under Construction Economic Animal Spirits. 2016 Housing 2017 Housing Economics Housing USA

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Effective date of golf cart ordinance in Roswell could be delayed

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Effective date of golf cart ordinance in Roswell could be delayed by James Swift jswift@neighbornewspapers.com Residents looking forward to taking their personal transportation vehicles out on the roads of Roswell may have to wait a little bit longer. Last December, the city council approved an ordinance allowing licensed golf cart owners to operate their vehicles on city streets with speed limits of 25 mph or lower.

Animal Spirits - Voluntary Quits

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Animal Spirits - Voluntary Quits. Voluntary Quits 2016 Voluntary Quits 2017

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Congressional Insight: Georgia's District Six

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Erdogan AKP Turkish Matters

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Details and info on non-english speaking referendums via Wikipedia. Make sure to donate to them. - CH Description of proposed amendments - Wikipedia link Proposal # Article Description of change 1 Article 9 The judiciary is required to act on condition of impartiality.

2016 GOP Race Will Be A Capital Waste

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If you value your $$$. The current won't make the fundraising hurdle and you can't get those dollars back folks. There is literally NO way. In fact, the current runner should consider lending himself his own money. Americans need not give in this cycle. Put your money into the economy.

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USDA Reports on Large and Growing Agricultural Trade with China

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In recent years, growth in U.S.-China China agricultural trade has accelerated. During calendar years 2012-13, U.S. exports of agricultural products to China averaged $25.9 billion per year -a tenfold increase from the late 1990s.

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Baker Hughes Metrics April 13, 2017

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For the 13th week in a row.April 13 (Reuters) - U.S. drillers added oil rigs for a 13th week in a row, with the number of active rigs rising to near a two-year high, as energy companies boost spending on new production to take advantage of a recovery in crude prices.

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Incredible Day In The FX Markets - FOMC

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NZDGPD - ForEx.com The FOMC caused a massive USD sell off. That did not help my EURUSD short position.

Oracle Chart - 2000 - Today $ORCL

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View Message: [link] Thank you StockTwits [link] $ORCL - pretty epic chart. Charts Earnings Oracle ORCL stocktwits

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The Myth of The Middle Class, American Style Consumer Expenditure, Individualism

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-In this article "middle-class" includes up to the mass-affluent, and the group thought dogma of American waste and boom years. It includes the corporate goons who scream for non-ESG growth, and it includes anyone who is a luddite. American Style Consumer Expenditure - remember that one. Don't benchmark to the average. In fact, don't benchmark to the best unless you are in a top market. Never bench mark to a professional athlete.

China, USD & JPY FX - Two Charts

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China Currency Overview The two yuan. @ BBC: The "Renminbi" is the official name of the currency introduced by the Communist People's Republic of China at the time of its foundation in 1949. It means "the people's currency". Yuan" is the name of a unit of the renminbi currency.

Scottish Independence Helps With Big Oil

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Fears that taking Scotland out of the EU would make growth and diversification of the Scottish economy impossible only help the fact that Scotland has a chance to make it on their own. This month they began the march towards a second referendum.

UPS Goes Long With Eurasia Rail (Investing.com)

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UPS is adding more intermodel stations to China's mega Europe-Asia railway. The Atlanta-based parcel shipping giant recently added stations in China, Poland and Germany to its intermodel rail service between Europe and China. The London to Yiwu trip runs 12,000 km in 18 days.

Prime Minister’s letter to Donald Tusk triggering Article 50

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On 23 June last year, the people of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. As I have said before, that decision was no rejection of the values we share as fellow Europeans.

High Grade Copper Insight

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High Grade Copper (Prices Since '67) The whisper is turning into a loud clapping sound.Copper is back. Granted. Will it propel oil? Seems the answer is yes. As of 1:37PM we are at $2.6310 (F:HG). Gold is ticking higher from the POTUS GOP healthcare snafu. Last Chart from Ole Hansen, Sako Bank.

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Middle East Oil Producers Pre-Selling Oil

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In the face of long term low prices for oil, Middle East producers are pre-selling their oil and future produced reserves. Export finance deals and trade finance arrangements are being made with Oman and other sovereigns in the Middle East.

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A Look At: Natural Gas & Oil

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Weekly Natural Gas Report Region 17-Mar-17 10-Mar-17 Net Change (Bcf) Implied Flow (Bcf) Stocks (Bcf) % Change Stocks (Bcf) % Change East 309 368 -59 -59 453 -31.8 355 -13.0 Midwest 506 557 -51 -51 572 -11.5 397 27.5 Mountain 137 137 0 0 148 -7.4 123 11.4 Pacific 208 203 5 5 260 -20.0 226 -8.0

Economic Indicator: US New Home Sales

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US New Home Sales (Feb) M/M 592K vs. Exp. 559K (Prev. 555K, Rev. 558K) US New Home Sales (Feb) M/M 592K vs. Exp. 559K (Prev. 555K, Rev. 558K) From Nomura : “Initial jobless claims: Initial claims remain at historically low levels after a continued decline during the recovery.

Oil & Gas - Baker Hughes

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The Baker Hughes Rig Count was up 313% from the year prior - a surge in productions. Currently the U.S. rig count is at 631 (oil) and 157 (gas) rigs. This includes four horizontal rigs in Northern Alaska, bordering the Beaufort Sea. Oil & Gas Analyst at ZEI. Baker Hughes Oil US Oil USA Oil

EURO USD Forecast into 2016

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AMZN accounts for over 40% of North American ecommerce sales

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AMZN accounts for over 40% of North American ecommerce sales. Amazon Basics: adding apparel & retail would boost sales. Perhaps a good move during the current political regime. This came up when rumors began around the American Apparel bankruptcy. The idea for American Apparel was perfect.

Chaganomics - Untitled Article

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Dryships is high risk and it has been high risk for a while. The stock has split four times in recent times, and there is no doubt that the creditors and bond holders are directing these hands.

Following The Trends. What Generations Matter

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* This is an opinionated blog post. Statistics and demographic research has been applied to this analysis. - CH Following The Trends What generation(s) matter? Well, from an aging perspective it is the silent and baby boomer generation.

Voluntary Quits - 2016 Stastistics

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When people quit their jobs it is often a good sign. Macroeconomics wise people leave for a variety of reasons but when work is good and job availability close at hand, employees "up and leave" at the drop of a hat. Interestingly enough the south has the highest spike (per this chart).

The World Islamic

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How big is the Muslim world? I put together a few visuals to depict the size. Two charts, one depicts the Muslim world in blue, the other a chart showing Islamic law and rights. Red (60) is "sharia at a personal level" which is not state sponsored, so the lightest in a sense.

What Gold Is Really Worth (Right Now)

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Gold is falling and that is a good thing. Yes, in times of extreme instability gold can hold a value standard, but that does not compute to long term holding of the metal. See Zermatt's Gold Report PPT - Zermatt Institute. gold gold is over priced gold is overweight Overweight on gold

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The Lows of the Euro (EURUSD)

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Where has the Euro gone? 2016 Euro euro EURUSD

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Michigan Surveys - A Look At Sentiment & Inflation

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A Look At Consumer Sentiment & Inflation [link]. 2016 Consumer Data 2016 Consumer Economics Consumer Sentiment Inflation Michigan Consumer Sentiment

US Housing - CPI v. Price Index

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Chart from Zermatt amd CS Hagan index unit- www.zermattinstitute.org. 2016 Economics 2016 Housing

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Consumer Confidence (Data: November 2016)

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The final reading of the University of Michigan's consumer sentiment for the United States rose to 98.2 in December 2016 compared to a preliminary figure of 98 and a final 93.8 in November.

Inflation Nation: CPI & Non-Farm Payrolls

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You can make a ton of assumptions by looking at this chart. While prices are rising, jobs are vanishing (that is one). Chart Link The chart above shows the percentage change in non-farm payrolls with the percentage change in the consumer price index starting in January of 1939.

As Gold Pulls Down, Sharia Gold Standard Pushes Up

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When all else fails, look to the (Middle) east! Gold is not a great investment. It has made many people money, but that is from volatility. However, if Indian's continue to flock into the Middle East, and or if the Middle East deals gold out to India and South East Asia then it all makes sense.

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