How to Fix the TSX Venture Problems

The TSX Venture continues to drop and companies continue to get delisted. Here’s another look at the problems of the TSX Venture and our failing Canadian small cap market, and what we can do to save it.

The Yuan as an International Currency and the Death of an Oil Giant

Here’s a look at the death of gas giant Total’s CEO, Christophe de Margerie, and how it relates to the current currency war against the petrodollar involving China and Russia.

Canadian dollar hits lowest level in almost five years

The Canadian dollar today sank to its lowest level in five years as Saudi Arabia moved to slash its price for the type of oil used in much of North America to its lowest level since September 2010.

Ottawa Shooting: What Happened

Terror is happening right at Canada’s capital city. This week, shootings in Ottawa have raised the threat level in Canada as two Canadian soldiers have been killed by suspected terrorists. Here’s what happened.

Inside Canada’s New Corporate Weed System: Canadian Cannabis (Episode 1)

In this episode of Canadian Cannabis, Damian visits two gigantic weed factories in Ontario to check out what kind of bud the government has legally authorized. He also chats with pot activists throughout British Columbia to get their take on the new licensed producer system. And, lastly, we visited a private pot grower who has a medical grow license, but is being squeezed out by Canada’s new medical marijuana program: the MMPR.

Canada’s Middle Class Vs. America’s Middle Class

Ellen Zentner, senior U.S. economist at Morgan Stanley, discusses the disappearing middle class and the lack of wage growth in the United States

The Outlook for Canadian Stocks

Here’s our outlook for Canadian stocks in 2014, why the TSX Venture could do well this year, the Multilateral CSA Notice 45-312, and the outlook for mining stocks focusing on gold and uranium.

The Bottom Line: 2014 Economic Outlook

January is a time for Canadians to make some serious judgements on how they plan to deal with their personal economics in the New Year ahead. To do that, it helps to have a good understanding of where things stand and where they might go. Watch as the National’s panel of experts discuss what to expect for the Canadian economy, and your bottom line, in 2014.

The Reality of Canadian Debt Levels

A look at the realities of Canadian debt levels, the direction of Canadian housing, the trend of Canadian stocks, and the Fed’s real intentions.

What does the Canada/EU Trade Deal Mean for Canadians?

The Bottom Line Panel explains the ins and outs of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement that Canada signed with the EU. What does the Canada/EU trade deal mean for Canadians?

The Subprime Crisis Obama is Allowing, But Doesn’t Want You to Know

The subprime crisis Obama is allowing but doesn’t want you to know, a shocking employment statistic, how QE really works Canadian housing numbers, the truth about the stock market’s rise and the amount of money borrowed by hedge funds (it’s a BIG number), the amount of borrowed money it takes to achieve $1 of GDP activity

How the Flooding in Alberta Happened

The flooding in Alberta has devastated homes and left many citizens stranded without a place to stay. Why wasn’t this predicted? Claire Martin explains how the flooding in Alberta unfolded so quickly and unexpectedly.