Aug 29

Lessons

This week Wall Street lost a thousand points in mere minutes on Monday and by Friday hosted the biggest two-day…

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Aug 27

Not Yet

 HA HA Garth- You and all the peon’s that listen to your financial ‘advise’ are losing it all! Get physical…

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Aug 25

Sleepless

Enjoying the latest flash crash? Read the comments in the steerage section yesterday? So much wasted moaning. So many needless…

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Aug 24

No Kidding

 Fear is greater than greed. That pretty much describes things on Monday when stock markets plunged, recovered, wobbled and weaved. The…

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Aug 21

Get a Grip

August 21st, 2015 — Book Updates — E-mail this blog post to a friend Is the world deflating? If so, what’s…

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Aug 20

Pffft

  Thomas makes two hundred grand helping manage a northern mine where a semi-rare metal is tugged out of the earth.…

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Aug 19

Such Luck

Do any normal people read this blog? You’d wonder. I do. Here’s a note from Cheryl: “I was introduced to your blog…

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Aug 18

The Newbie

  Poor Aaron just found this blog. His life is now pooched. Or, perchance, it is saved. Let’s see what happens.…

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Aug 17

Horny No More

“I was a bit house-horny before finding Greater Fool,” Christina admits, “but that has definitely changed. My husband and I…

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Aug 16

The Big Surprise

  When a reporter asked Tom Mulcair what he thinks of the real estate market, he said this: “People could be…

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Aug 14

Scary

  “I’m sure you get loads of these types of emails,” Trevor says, sucking up, “but I am probably guessing most…

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Aug 13

Marketing

As I reported, more than 40% of the properties listed for sale in YVR or the GTA this year have…

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Aug 12

Kidults

Joe failed. Twice, actually, he says. “I moved back in with my parents in my twenties after a business failure (he’s…

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Aug 11

Throttled

China devalues its currency. Oil slams down to forty-three bucks. The dollar slides to 76 cents and markets wobble. Another…

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Aug 10

Perfection

  Before we return to this pathetic blog’s regular program of bikes, babes and balanced portfolios, it’s time for a few…

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Aug 7

Math is Hard

As oil slid into the $43-a-barrel range on Friday we learned 45,300 more public-sector workers were hired  in Alberta in…

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Aug 6

The Race

  There’s 40% less trading in gold than normal. Volatility has plummeted. Because nobody cares. Canada’s Barrick Gold has lost half…

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Aug 5

Could Be Better

  Here’s the thesis. Discount it all you want. Ignore me. Believe your mom instead. Or TNL@TB. You can do what everyone…

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Aug 4

Deja vu

You remember 2009, right? Six years ago the economy was coming apart at the seams. The feds did two things to…

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