Saturday , 23 September 2017


Economic Overviews

NAFTA: The Major Imports & Exports Between the U.S. & Canada Are Surprising

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Canada and the United States are the world's largest trading partners. The U.S. accounts for about three-quarters of Canada's exports. Because of geography and the North American Free Trade Agreement, there are a number of products that the countries export to each other while at the same time importing from the other. [Take a look at the list. You might be very surprised.] Words: 712

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What the Economic & Financial Tea Leaves Are Saying

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My reading of the economic and financial tea leaves is that the economy continues to grow at a sub-par pace (about 2%), just as it has for the past 8 years. I don't see evidence of a coming boom, or of an imminent bust... just more of the same. Dull. Here are a baker's dozen charts, with the latest updates, to flesh out the story:

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Welcome to the 4th Industrial Revolution – Welcome to 2020 & Beyond!

wearable technology

In 1998, Kodak had 170,000 employees and sold 85% of all photo paper worldwide. Within just a few years, their business model disappeared and they went bankrupt. What happened to Kodak will happen in a lot of industries in the next 10 years - and most people don't see it coming. Welcome to the 4th Industrial Revolution. Welcome to the Exponential Age.

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The Chickens Are Coming Home to Roost & It’s Not Going to be Pretty!

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The next crisis is coming, whether people want to believe it or not. More and more people are waking up to this realization and can now see the writing on the wall. Economic indicators are poor, and nothing has been truly resolved from our last crisis. The chickens are coming home to roost and it's not going to be pretty. The best we can do is prepare for the worst and hope for the best. The question is, are you prepared?

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