Author Archives | Chris Ferreira

Why Do People Invest in Real Estate?

As mentioned in a previously article “the flow of money” money tends to flow in the path of least resistance. At the end, government officials with the financial bribes of lobbyists groups foolishly decide where investments should be re-directed instead of the free-market at the bennifit of major corporations. For instance, Real –Estate in Canada and in […]

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Economic Stimulus From the FED – Twist 2.0

As inflation was tame, stocks prices went lower, and unemployment higher, many investors thought that another round of Quantitative Easing would be on the top of Fed chairman Ben Bernanke’s to-do list. Instead the FED once again reintroduced Operation Twist where a swapping of short- and long-term bonds, would lower the longer term bond yields […]

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How Will Canada Be Affected by US Inflation?

Much has been stated about the stability of the US Dollar in recent year, as the federal reserve continues to pursues reckless economic polices i.e. using the printing press at full speed to inflate the money supply. Printing currency destroys the value period of money. Although, how will other fiat currencies par with the debasement […]

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Bank Bailouts Favour Malinvestments

In our modern economic age of fractional reserve banking, bank bailouts are occurring at a global level, albeit with predominant frequency in Europe and the Unites States. The ideology that a bank can be bailed out and suffer little to no consequences is a fallacy which only undermines the general economy as a whole. There […]

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How The Reserve Currency Remains Powerful

  The single most important item that the US government must protect is the US Dollar from losing its fate and confidence as the reserve currency. This reserve currency was founded on the basis that it was “as good as gold” and constituted as real money; however, this ideology is quickly being deteriorated as today’s […]

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Mortgage Backed Securities For Dummies

The concept of a mortgage backed security (MBS) is essentially a financial derivative of a pool of mortgages. Here is a short video explaining the concept of a mortgage backed security. As the video clip explains an MBS is a multiple-packaged mortgage loans to make another security. This process is known as securitization. These mortgage-backed […]

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Effects of Low Interest Rates – Part 2

As mentioned in my previous post, “Effects of Low Interest Rates Part 1,” the easy monetary policies created by central banks and governments is what fuels economic booms and their consequent busts. Keynesian government intervention skews the business cycle: the creation of credit expansion undoubtedly provides growth, but this growth is now part of an […]

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Petrodollar Collapse

The rise of the United States economy in the 70’s and 80’s was mainly due to Nixon’s abolished the gold standard. This event was historic as it allowed the green back to be . Although, as in history, allowing a currency to freely float in thin air will eventually cause inflation from easy monetary policies […]

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8 Top Economic Reasons For a Housing Correction in Canada

Canadian are at unprecedented levels of debt – 150% over average income The Key Interest Rates are at artificially low levels –1% The price of housing is at 4.5 Times average income (11x in Vancouver), higher than the historical average mean of two to there. Federal and Provincial authorities are providing very low standards for […]

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Overpriced Vancouver Homes

1016 East 7th Ave, Vancouver MLS® Number V930461 Listing Price: $899,000 (notice the boarded up windows!)

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