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Is Canada Next?

Reprinted from Wolfstreet While the US has been struggling for five years with a recovery that has been so crummy that “recovery” often shows up in quotation marks, Canada has been rolling in good times. Its economy has been powered by a housing bubble beyond even US imagination. I wrote about that phenomenon in April: […]

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Money Bubble – Why Hasn’t It Burst?

James Turk and John Rubino have just recently written an excellent new book entitled The Money Bubble. Where a variety of important economic questions are answered from a unique perspective. An exclusive interview with John Rubino is below for you to listen to. Enjoy!

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Canada’s Housing Bubble Price Statistics: May 2013

Here are the latest price statistics for Canada’s housing market. Price statistics refer to the updated numbers for the month of April 2013. Generally, positive gains in prices were seen in all sectors and regions for the month of April, with exception to Regina. The aggregate price for all sectors and major regions in Canada […]

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Canada’s Housing Bubble Price Statistics: April 2013

Here are the latest price statistics for Canada’s housing market. Price statistics refer to the updated numbers for the month of March 2013. Generally mixed readings of small gains in prices were seen in all sectors and regions for the month of march. The aggregate price for all sectors and major regions in Canada gained […]

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Canada’s Housing Bubble Price Statistics: March 2013

Here are the latest price statistics for Canada’s housing market. Price statistics refer to the updated numbers for the month of February 2013. Generally mixed readings of small losses and gains were seen in all sectors and regions for this month. The aggregate price for all sectors and major regions in Canada ticked upward in […]

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Skyscraper Index – Will China’s Completion of “World’s Tallest Skyscraper” Mark The Next Global Economic Crisis?

Over-saturated real-estate activity reflects over-saturated markets. Eventually, optimism runs dry and the period marked by over-exuberance recedes, and we notice the good times are over. What’s one way to track this? The Skyscraper Index. Skyscraper Index The Skyscraper Index, developed in 1999 by Andrew Lawrence of Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, shows that the world’s tallest buildings have risen on […]

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Canada’s Housing Bubble Statistics: February 2013

Here are the latest price statistics for Canada’s housing market. Price statistics refer to the updated numbers for the month of January 2013. Declines were again seen in all sectors and regions except for (Montreal townhouses and Regina Condos) The aggregate price for all sectors and major regions in Canada declined again in January 2013, […]

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Allodial Title on Land – You Wish You Had This

An allodial title constitutes ownership of real property that is independent to any superior power. In the Middle Ages, allodial titles were sometimes granted: these people obtained land without feudal duties (i.e. taxes). Here is the definition of ‘allodial’ in Black’s Law Dictionary. “Land held absolutely in one’s own right, and not of any lord […]

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Canadian Housing Bubble: Is it Time for a CRASH?

While the mainstream media is only now beginning to acknowledge a dip in real-estate price evaluations in Canada. We have been raising the flag about this for over a year. According to The Economist, Canada’s housing market is the most over-valued in the world when analyzing its rents and income to price. “Overvaluation is especially marked […]

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Canada’s Housing Bubble Statistics: January 2013

Here are the latest price statistics for Canada’s housing market. Price statistics refer to the updated numbers for the month of December 2012. Declines were again seen in all sectors and regions except for (Montreal townhouses and Regina Condos) The aggregate price for all sectors and major regions in Canada declined again in December 2012, […]

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