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Dec. 9, 2014: The Globe and Mail
Don Coxe: Don’t join the crowd betting against Canadian equities

Also published in the Globe and Mail print edition and online for the Globe Investor, Inside the Market.

Oil’s Swoon Sinks the Loon?

The 42-per-cent collapse in crude oil prices since June has been a huge blow to Canadian equity prices, and has sent the loonie diving 7 per cent at a time the Canadian economy is widely admired and strong, compared with most economies in the industrial world.

What hit the TSX and the Canadian economy so suddenly?

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Dec. 3, 2014
WSJ: Oil Trains Hide in Plain Sight

Rail Industry’s Secret: Volatile Crude Routes Often Kept From Cities and Towns Dec. 3, 2014: Early last year, a new kind of pipeline full of volatile oil appeared in this college town, halfway between Philadelphia and Baltimore. If it had been a traditional pipeline, there would have been government hearings and environmental reviews. There would […]

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Don’s Summer Reading List: August 2014

Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope. Written at a time when Dickens was all the rage. It deliberately seeks to compete for readers with him by avoiding discussions of poverty, pain and misery. It concentrated on the Anglican Church at the time of its greatest glory and its humor comes from the intricacies of the various officials in a Cathedral town. Anglophiles will enjoy it. Anglophobes will be bored.

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WSJ: Henry Kissinger on the Assembly of a New World Order

Libya is in civil war, fundamentalist armies are building a self-declared caliphate across Syria and Iraq and Afghanistan’s young democracy is on the verge of paralysis. To these troubles are added a resurgence of tensions with Russia and a relationship with China divided between pledges of cooperation and public recrimination. The concept of order that […]

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