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Investing Seminars on East Coast and West Coast

I'm giving four investing seminars this month: two in the East and two in the West. We'll reveal the latest scientific findings on crash-proof strategies - what I call "Muscular Portfolios" - and how to use StockCharts.com to get the most from them. Figure 1. Philadelphia and Silicon Valley are t ...

Canada-US Preclearance Agreement enters into effect

On August 15, 2019, the Canada-United States Preclearance Agreement (officially known as the Agreement on Land, Rail, Marine and Air Transport Preclearance between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United States of America) entered into effect. The Canada-United States Preclearance ...

Tech Talk for Monday August 12th 2019

Pre-opening Comments for Monday August 12th U.S. equity index futures moved lower this morning. S&P 500 futures were down 16 points in pre-opening trade. Index futures responded partially to a decline in second half earnings estimates for S&P 500 companies by Goldman Sachs and Citigroup due to poss ...

If you import meat into Canada, you could face a fine of $1,300

The Canada Border Services Agency (“CBSA”) has the power to issue fines of up to $CDN 1,300 if you fail to report meat in your possession.  The CBSA has the authority to examine goods in the possession on travelers arriving in Canada and airports, land border crossings and at other ports of en ...

Gene Inger: Gene Inger's Daily Briefing - August 2, 2019

A 'transition phase' - from a market rising on the back of a presumption of a series of Fed rate cuts, this would indeed would seem to be what's underway. Both a rapid decline and partial rebound yesterday, followed by today's smart rally as the Fed Chairman further clarified the possibility of a ...

Two tickets to paradise

There’s this misconception that travelling is expensive. But with a reasonable budget, two people can easily enjoy an epic adventure to some incredible destinations that will create lasting memories. As someone who writes about both personal finance and travel, I’m often asked how much a vacati ...

Canada’s new cannabis laws confuse even the CBSA

The use of cannabis is legal in Canada. The Cannabis Act, Bill C-45, was passed by Canada’s House of Commons on November 27, 2018 and the Senate on June 7, 2018.  Bill C-45 received royal assent on June 21, 2018.  Most provisions of the Cannabis Act entered into force on October 17, 2018. Howev ...

Paradise By The Dashboard Lights

This week has been an interesting one for the transports. Transports traditionally include Railways, Trucking and Airlines, but, for the purposes of this article, we'll add the Autos in. First, let's take a look at the transports index. Transports have underperformed against the $SPX, as shown in t ...

You might lose your NEXUS Card if you import counterfeit goods

Be careful what you purchase online on sites such as eBay, Kijiji, Craigslist, etc.  If the goods that are shipped to you by a vendor outside North America are counterfeit, you may receive a letter from Customs and Border Protection (“USCBP) or the Canada Border Services Agency (“CBSA”) noti ...

Canada’s best Mastercard credit cards 2019

As one of the top credit card processors in the world, Mastercard is both extremely popular and also nearly universally accepted. For those already banking at BMO Bank of Montreal, a major Canadian bank that associates with Mastercard, these cards may offer all the perks you’re after along with o ...