Category: Financial Markets

Brexit market carnage
Financial Markets
Chris MacIntosh

A Wild Day From Start to Finish!

That’s the only way to describe it. If today’s missive is a little shaky or disjointed, it’s because I’ve been running on adrenalin for 15 hours flat, and I’m feeling a little exhausted. We are in the midst of a period of financial history that will go down in the history

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Vancouver Real Estate
Financial Markets
Chris MacIntosh

If It Seems Too Good To Be True…

When my children were born I watched mesmerized as my wife did what countless women before her had done. The physical act of giving birth must be quite simply one of the most painful experiences known to man. Or in this case to women. For some women, childbirth can go

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ING
Financial Markets
Chris MacIntosh

Opportunity Amongst The Entrails Of European Banks

In a misguided and desperate attempt to fight the headwinds of deflation (a byproduct of unsustainable debt which the market has been trying to unwind for the past decade), central bankers have manipulated markets with a range of tools. This ranges from a lot of preposterous jawboning to quantitative easing and slashing interest rates all

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Saudi Riyal
Financial Markets
Chris MacIntosh

Only Two Options For The Saudi Sheikhs

A few years ago, when living in Phuket, Thailand, a group of Saudis stayed for a week’s holiday in a neighboring villa.

Outside of the religious and social confines of the land of black gold and endless sand, this group made a bunch of spoiled 5-year olds left to run amok in a candy shop without adult supervision look positively angelic.

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Moscow, Russia
Financial Markets
Chris MacIntosh

To Russia With Love

“Freddie experienced the sort of abysmal soul-sadness which afflicts one of Tolstoy’s Russian peasants when, after putting in a heavy day’s work strangling his father, beating his wife, and dropping the baby into the city’s reservoir, he turns to the cupboards, only to find the vodka bottle empty.” ― P.G. Wodehouse, The Best

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