Freight & Shipping

Lithium (LIT) And Rare Earth Metals (REMX) Need Attention

  Lithium LIT Rare Earth Metals REMX Steel SLX Coal KOL Book starts shipping next week! Lithium, Steel and Rare Earth Metals all had a pretty good 2017. Each week on Commodities Countdown, I roll through the commodity markets. Steel (SLX) and Coal (KOL) have been performing well recen ...

How to buy and sell Bitcoin —if you feel you need to

(Flickr) The first words of advice MoneySense has for investors when it comes to Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies is simple: stay away. Smart investors tend to win by finding a few low-fee exchange-traded funds and leaving them alone as much as possible. Make investing boring and, if you want to expl ...

Tech Talk for Wednesday January 24th 2018

Pre-opening Comments for Wednesday January 24th U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 6 points in pre-opening trade. Futures are responding to Treasury Secretary Mnuchin’s comments that prompted weakness in the U.S. Dollar Index. Gold gained $16.50 per ounce ...

3 of the dumbest things I’ve done with money

(Shutterstock) This post originally appeared on methodtoyourmoney.ca and has been republished with permission I’ve been dumb with my money.  I have, and you know what? It feels good to say it. To get it out into the open means that I don’t have to feel guilty about my dirty little secrets. I ...

Border Searches of Electronic Devices

Earlier this month, MSK attorneys David Rugendorf and Frida Glucoft published an Alert summarizing the latest directive issued by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regarding the search of electronic devices.  A copy of their original article can be found here –  Hold That Call International T ...

How will the U.S. Government shutdown affect Canadians?

The U.S. federal government was shut down at midnight this morning after a funding bill did not get 60 votes in the United States Senate. While the politicians work to find a solution before Monday, Canadians are reminded that the last U.S. federal government shut down lasted 16 days and a previous ...

Driving to the Breadline: The Auto Motives of Low Income Households

Research conducted over the last few decades in many western countries confirms that there is a mutually reinforcing relationship between transport poverty (i.e. lack of access to both private and public mobility resources) and social exclusion (inability to fully participate in life-enhancing acti ...

You need an export permit to export certain recyclables and scrap products from Canada to China

Canada’s export controls go beyond dual-use goods, chemicals, defence and military items, and other goods on the Export Control List.  Canada imposes export controls under a variety of statutes and regulations.  For example, Canada controls exports of cannabis, cultural property, hazardous wast ...

Five ways to cure your Christmas debt hangover

(iStock) Scott Terrio is an insolvency estate manager and debt advisor in Toronto. Follow him on Twitter at @BeDebtSavvy. It’s January, otherwise known as the month of holiday-spending regret. You know the feeling. Despite making a deal with your family—again—to stick to a scaled-down, ol ...

5 ways to cure your Christmas debt hangover

(iStock) Scott Terrio is an insolvency estate manager and debt advisor in Toronto. Follow him on Twitter at @BeDebtSavvy. It’s January, otherwise known as the month of holiday-spending regret. You know the feeling. Despite making a deal with your family—again—to stick to a scaled-down, ol ...