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Canada’s Best Cash-Back Credit Cards 2017

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Morning News: September 21, 2017

S&P Cuts China’s Credit Rating, Citing Risk From Debt Growth U.S. Fed Holds Fire On Rate Hike But ‘60% Expectation’ For December Yellen Brushes Aside Inflation ‘Mystery’ While Fed Eyes Rate Hike S.E.C. Says It Was a Victim of Computer Hacking Last Year Someone Made a Fake Equifax Site. Th ...

Objects in the mirror may be closer than they appear

A few weeks ago I watched Logan, Marvel’s final installment in the Wolverine franchise. When Wolverine saves several horses from oncoming traffic on the highway, the scene is striking—not because of Wolverine’s heroics, but because the trucks look weird. At first, I couldn’t put my finger o ...

Fed Stays on Course While Taking Another Step on Normalization Path

The Federal Reserve did not surprise.  It did not change interest rates while announcing that its plan to begin reducing its balance sheet will begin next month. Through the economic projections, the FOMC continued to signal that a hike in December is still appropriate.  In fact, the dot plot ...

Clearford Water Systems Signs MOU to Access Indian Markets

Ottawa, Ontario-based Clearford Water Systems Inc. today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Tata Projects Ltd. (TPL) to promote implementation of Clearford’s proprietary and award-winning wastewater collection and treatment system (Clearford One) in India an ...

Canadian Green Tech ceases publishing

It is with regret that I announce today that Canadian Green Tech will no longer be publishing articles, insights or news. The Canadian Green Tech Weekly Briefing, the main instrument for reaching readers, will also stop publication.  Over the last eight+ years, I have witnessed a major shift in ...

Standing by for the Federal Open Market Committee

Florida dodged a bullet as the worst fears over Hurricane Irma were fortunately not realized. The dangerous storm came ashore as a Category 4 hurricane in the Florida Keys. The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season is the most destructive since 2005 On the heels of last month’s Hurricane Harvey this ...

Morning News: September 20, 2017

Fed to Pack Up Crisis Tool, Debate Next Hike: Decision-Day Guide Bitcoin Price Hits $4,000 Even as Ray Dalio Calls it a ‘Bubble’ Equifax May Be Happy to Spend $1 Per Customer for Their Trouble Toys ‘R’ Us Will Live Because Mattel and Hasbro Can’t Let It Die SoftBank CEO Says T-Mobile-Spri ...

Shrinkage and Beyond

After much anticipation, the FOMC decision day is here. Much of the focus is on the likely decision that the Fed will allow its balance sheet to shrink gradually.  No other country who employed quantitative easing has is in a position to begin unwinding the emergency expansion of its balance ...

Top 10 Considerations for SAP Big Data for Retailers and CPG Manufacturers

We’ve all rolled our eyes at it in the mall – Christmas décor coming out in early October.  But given the volume and revenue at stake during the holiday rush, it’s not surprising that retailers and their manufacturing suppliers are already ramping up for the big selling season, making their ...