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Dawn Desjardins of RBC Capital Markets On The EU Summit

[ 0 ] December 11, 2011

Markets bounced a bit higher on news European leaders were making progress at the Brussels summit. Still, Dawn Desjardins of RBC Capital Markets is rather cautious and says we need more details and information.

Anita Sharma Goes One-On-One with Frank McKenna

[ 0 ] December 7, 2011

Former New Brunswick premier and ambassador to the U.S., Frank McKenna, tells Anita Sharma why the new border deal between Canada and the United States is critical for the Canadian economy. The deputy chairman of TD Bank also discusses politics, giving high marks to Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

Cut Your Losses and Run: Howard Atkinson On Sinking Stocks

[ 0 ] December 7, 2011

Horizons ETFs CEO Howard Atkinson is a bit nervous ahead of this Friday’s critical EU summit. If you’re sitting in cash, he says you’re fine. If your portfolio is exposed to Europe though, Atkinson recommends getting out while you can.

15 Euro Nations on Credit Watch! Analysis from BMO’s Sherry Cooper

[ 0 ] December 6, 2011

A trigger-happy credit rating agency puts 15 euro nations on credit watch! This, after actually pulling the trigger on the U.S. this past summer. Is Standard & Poor’s trying to get ahead of the game to make up for missing the call on the 2008 housing crisis in the U.S.? Anita Sharma has more with Bank of Montreal’s Chief Economist Sherry Cooper on Sun News Network.

Markets Soar On Global Central Bank Intervention

[ 0 ] November 30, 2011

Investors worldwide celebrate intervention from global central banks including the European Central Bank, U.S. Federal Reserve and the Bank of Canada.  Stock markets rallied for a third-straight day with gains of 3 to 5%.  Will this rally last though?  Derek Holt of Scotiabank warns a lot still needs to happen – but this is a great start.

Bill Tufts: Canadians Lose Billions In Market Mayhem

[ 0 ] November 27, 2011

Bill Tufts, author of Pension Ponzi, raises serious concerns about Canadian pension plans which are recording huge losses as global stocks lose trillions of dollars in value.  Mr. Tufts encourages pension fund holders to get their elected officials on this case and say no to risk!


Minding Your Business: EU Problems & A Union-Backed Bay St Protest

[ 0 ] November 27, 2011

Norman Levine of Portfolio Management has a spirited discussion with Anita Sharma about the problems in Europe and that protest on Bay Street organized by Sid Ryan of the Ontario Federation of Labour.



Now German Bonds Raise Concerns

[ 0 ] November 27, 2011

Howard Atkinson of Horizons ETFs talks about economic contagion in Europe and where he sees the Euro currency trading in the weeks ahead.


BMO’s Sherry Cooper: Need A Big Bazooka to Combat EU Debt Crisis

[ 0 ] November 27, 2011

The Bank of Montreal’s Chief Economist says the European Union’s debt crises are far from being resolved.  Sherry Cooper calls on the region to take rapid action and carry on with European Central Bank intervention.


Bill Tufts: Canada Can’t Have It All

[ 0 ] November 27, 2011

Bill Tufts, author of Pension Ponzi, talks to Sun News Network’s Anita Sharma about the alarming growth of public sector jobs while the private sector pulls back.  Mr. Tufts also addresses the impact of the strong Canadian dollar AND high union wages – a double-whammy for Canada.

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