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The Political Road Map: Why Sochi 2014 is My Generations 1972 Summit Series

I was not around in 1972 to experience the dramatic and intense summit series between Canada and the Soviet Union, however I have read a lot about the event and heard many stories from hockey fanatics who had the pleasure of experiencing it live.

The Summit Series was an immensely important event in both sports . . . → Read More: The Political Road Map: Why Sochi 2014 is My Generations 1972 Summit Series

drive-by planet: Dirty truths about gold

Writings of J. Todd Ring: Credit card size sheets of gold for uncertain times

A Swiss-based company has introduced credit card size sheets of gold that can be broken like a chocolate bar into 1 gram pieces, and they are rapidly growing in popularity across Europe – especially in Germany, where the people still remember the massive devaluation of the currency and the pain of hyperinflation. The current market . . . → Read More: Writings of J. Todd Ring: Credit card size sheets of gold for uncertain times

Eclectic Lip: Very amateur investing, yellow-tinted glasses edition

(originally written Oct 2, 2011. Part of Great Upload of 2013.)

I find it amusing that, while many of my fellow Vancouverites are attending places of worship this Sunday morning, I’m taking a break from work to muse about money, that root of all kinds of evil. 🙂

Right now, the stock market is a . . . → Read More: Eclectic Lip: Very amateur investing, yellow-tinted glasses edition

Eclectic Lip: Goodness, the biggest bull market in history is about to begin — eventually! :)

(originally written May 8, 2012. Part of my “Great Upload of 2013″)

There was a great article in the Globe & Mail investment section about one John Maudlin’s predictions that after the stock market moves down for awhile, it will move up. Which, I’m sure you’ll agree, is brilliant stuff — blindingly insightful. Worth every . . . → Read More: Eclectic Lip: Goodness, the biggest bull market in history is about to begin — eventually! 🙂