Tuesday , 24 October 2017


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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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How ‘Crude’ are Canada’s Oil Sands?

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The carbon footprint left by Canada's oil sands has been a target of criticism for years with many environmentalists suggesting that the extraction and processing of bitumen from Alberta's northern oil sands is "two to three times worse" for the environment than any other supply of oil on the planet. Is that legitimate criticism? Words: 692

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Crude Oil: How ‘Sweet’ it can be!

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Some people arbitrarily speak about oil as if it is a single, indistinguishably homogenous substance without any unique differentiation, but this is actually not the case at all! In fact, there are many different kinds of oil. Words: 1007

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Canada’s Top Commodity Exports/Imports & How to Invest Accordingly

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Canada has the 7th largest economy in the world and is the 2nd largest country by land mass. It has a wealth of natural resources, making it a large energy and minerals exporter. For commodity traders looking to invest primarily in North America, Canada presents a compelling opportunity. [This article takes a look at Canada's top commodity exports and imports and offers suggestions as how to invest in Canada's commodity industry.] Words: 905

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Saudi Arabia’s Shrinking Oil Production Is Shrinking Its Power Too!

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Around the world, mainly driven by growth in developing countries like India and China, countries are using more oil. While Saudi Arabia's limited reserves will hurt its ability to rise to the challenge, other countries like Canada and Venezuela will rise to the challenge. As these countries grow to focus on meeting the demand more, Saudi Arabia's market share will shrink as will its power. Here's why.

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Will Lower Oil Prices Mean Even Higher Stock Markets?

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Whenever oil prices make a big move in either direction, there are some fairly standard arguments made of its effect on the overall stock market but, rarely, is any actual evidence presented to substantiate these more or less intuitive arguments. Let’s take a look at the data and see what the historical relationship has actually been between oil and the stock market.

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Mixed Signals About Direction of Stock Market Abound – Here Are 10

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[No wonder you are confused!] Several technical and fundamental indicators have flashed caution to no avail and this has given way to an uncomfortable tension beneath the surface as investors try to find answers while keeping pace with performance. Below are 10 mixed signals about the near-term direction and theme of the markets.

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