Tuesday , 5 July 2022

Economic Overviews

Is Canada Highly Susceptible To A Financial Crisis? Perhaps But Not Likely – Here’s Why

Canadian households are heavily leveraged and with their level of debt in proportion to income now hovering at record levels, they are vulnerable to a range of economic shocks that could create a financial crisis. I am of the opinion, however, that the range of variables at play discussed in this article would mitigate any possibility of a meltdown of Canada's financial system. Let me explain.

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Important Facts & Figures About the U. S. Economy. Take a Look.

We are confronted with so much information through the media and the internet that finding and processing relevant information has become quite a challenge. To remedy the situation, in part, below is an infographic that illustrates the most important facts and figures about the U. S. economy. Take a look.

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10 Charts Showing Tenuous U.S. Economic Situation

Our economic situation is vastly misunderstood and the future adverse consequences of this misunderstanding can not be understated. To highlight the tenuous situation I present below 10 charts on the economy that highlight the "atypical" nature of our economic situation a full 73 months after the official June 2009 end of the recession. To say there is much “on the line” here would be a complete understatement.

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Oh Canada! Are You Prepared For What’s Likely Coming?

Chilling references to a potential (likely) financial crisis in Canada keep cropping up in official statistical data releases. First it was concerns about the housing bubble there and the high level of personal debt to income, now it's about how hard manufacturing is getting hit there in spite of the loonie (Canadian dollar) dropping 17% against the US dollar in the past 15 months. It really begs the question "Oh Canada, Are You Prepared For What's Coming?"

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