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Steady Wins the Race - Cambridge Canadian Dividend Fund. We're Also Hiring!

In the world we live in, where sentiment can turn on a dime (or a tweet), we thought it was time to comment on Cambridge Canadian Dividend Fund by reiterating the fund’s objective, reflecting on the past and offering an update on how the fund is positioned. ...

East Coast Mechanic Builds Electrified Audi With Tesla Powertrain (Video)

An Audi-loving mechanic on the East Coast of the US gutted an Audi S5 and swapped out all of the internal combustion bits for a fully electric drivetrain from a Tesla. The install involved cutting the motor and inverter apart and cramming all 16 Tesla battery modules into the car — 13 of those mo ...

European Election Results: More Stability than Meets the Eye

The newly elected European Parliament, which will start its sessions in early July, has reshuffled politics throughout the region by including more members from the far right and fewer from traditional political groups of the center-left and center-right. But viewed from an EU perspective, there is. ...

That Time Keynes Had a Point

The whole debt bubble, the income and wealth inequality angst, a growing deficit which will get worse after the next recession, and lack of economic understanding among voters is all coming home to roost. Better to think about that now, while we can still act and maybe even change things. ...

Daily Markets Broadcast 2019-05-08

Daily Markets Broadcast 2019-05-08 Stocks tumble on trade war standoff US indices fell uniformly yesterday amid fears about Trump’s tariff threat. Safe haven assets were in demand as investors rotated out of equities. The Reserve Bank of New Zealand holds its rate meeting today and is widely exp ...

Of Course Southern California Has Gardeners Who Are Instagram Stars

Southern California may seem dry and image-obsessed, but its Instagram garden stars – plantfluencers, perhaps – find not only fame but also community, and acolytes. “Influencers like Christine Kelso, Jennifer Tao, Brandon Jeon, Darlene Zavala and Danae Horst are easily approachable. Have spid ...

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Dear Loyal Readers, We are exploring different options at generating revenue particularly during the effects of the Covid-19 shutdown. I’d like to keep on maintaining this website at at least the current level of 1-3 articles a month, and to do that, I’ve set up a Patreon page: https://www.patr ...

2019 Kia Niro EV boasts 280-mile range

Filed under: Green,Kia,Crossover,Electric Continue reading 2019 Kia Niro EV boasts 280-mile range 2019 Kia Niro EV boasts 280-mile range originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 06 May 2018 10:12:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | ...

Emerging Tech That Will Help Revive Our Infrastructure

America’s physical infrastructure is in the dumps. The American Society of Civil Engineers regularly gives the country’s infrastructure a near-failing grade. We need to rebuild a lot of stuff. Hardening our roads, grids, buildings and transit systems has a climate context to it: We need to do ...

Ample Organics makes layoffs as capital dries up in Canadian cannabis industry

Toronto-based cannabis software startup Ample Organics has made company-wide layoffs, reducing its staff by around 16 percent, BetaKit has learned. A seed-to-sale software company, Ample assists cannabis companies with growth, production, client management, and quality assurance. In recent LinkedI ...

LA’s New George Lucas Museum Names A Director

On Wednesday the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art announced Sandra Jackson-Dumont as its new director and chief executive officer. She comes to L.A. from New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, where since 2014 she has headed education and public programs. – Los Angeles Times ...

Political careers are made (or ended) in times of crisis - Loonie Politics

  Leadership in good times means little. Leadership in bad times means everything. And these times, they are indisputably bad.  Grim, grinding, grotesque.  For the rest of our lives, we will all remember the dark days of 2020, when nothing was again the same.  Everyone, everything, everywhe ...

Faith

– Andy Seliverstoff photo Trump assassinates a senior official from another country on foreign soil. That nation vows revenges and attacks a US base with rockets. Concurrently a deal to eliminate new nukes falls apart. Meanwhile Trump’s impeachment trial approaches. Worried people buy gold, bo ...

Cleantech junior Greenlane Renewables has big upside, Beacon says

Newly listed Greenlane Renewables (Greenlane Renewables Stock Quote, Chart, News TSXV:GRN) may not have a lot of relevant data in its first quarterly report but the cleantech company sure has an attractive growth profile. That’s according to Ahmad Shaath of Beacon Securities, who in a Tuesday upd ...

Hey buddy, can you spare a computer?

Do you have any spare computers collecting dust? Does your company regularly upgrade computers for your economics, engineering or graphics departments? There is no better way to dispose of those machines than by donating them to Canada’s Computers for Schools Plus program to be refurbished, re-us ...

Ignore The National Theatre’s Male-Playwright-Only Season

The reality is, the National Theatre is a leader in supporting women in theatre, at least according to one of its lighting designers. “If we want to give voices to women, then we need safe spaces to do so. This is about the direction of travel for our whole cultural sector and, while we can, and ...

A Bond Bear Market? Bring It On!

After years of declarations that the bull market in bonds is over and the rise in interest rates was imminent, are we finally there? The move in rates on 10 year Treasuries again prompted this question in the first quarter; rates rose by over 50 basis points during the quarter, before settling in to ...

The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 53: Welcome Development or Waste of Time? – A Conversation With Facebook Oversight Board Member Nicolas Suzor

Last month, Facebook revealed the names of the first 20 members of the Facebook Oversight Board, a body charged with conducting independent reviews of content removals. The group includes many well-known experts in the fields of human rights, journalism, law, and social media. The announcement rece ...

Still Risk of Further Downside in Precious Metals and Miners - David Brady (May 29, 2020)

May 29, 2020 PHYSICAL GOLD & SILVER No major changes in premiums in the past week from either a dollar or percentage basis relative to the paper spot price. Inventory levels in coins remain unchanged, and bars of 10 oz. or greater still remain virtually non-existent. Silver premiums remain signifi ...

New European Union Emissions Standards Kicked In: Tesla Is Ready

Some other automakers have already admitted that meeting such requirements will be a struggle. ...