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Shipping Containers featuring Canadian Flags

An Important Day for Canada Trade

31 Dec 2018

On December 30, 2018 the first 6 of 11 countries ratified the new CPTPP agreement giving Canada access to key markets in Asia and Latin America.

Global Market Opportunities

30 Nov 2018

Even with two 10% corrections in the S&P 500 in 2018, the performance disparity between the US market and the rest of the world markets since 2009 remains high.

Does international trade need a new system for money transfers?

If not SWIFT, what?

06 Nov 2018

As another wave of US sanctions against Iran is imposed, more countries are looking for alternatives to SWIFT.

Population aging will be one of the most significant social transformations of the twenty-first century.

World Population Aging

30 Oct 2018

The global population aged 60 years of over numbered 962 million in 2017 and is projected to reach nearly 2.1 billion by 2050.

Only a third of millenials believe democracy is vitally important

Declining Interest in Traditional Democracy

25 Oct 2018

Where once most Americans believed living in a democracy was vitally important, now only a third of millenials share that belief.

Are markets reaching new highs or just market?

01 Oct 2018

The US market is reaching new highs but perhaps we need to look at its performance against the rest of the world to get a more accurate picture.