Tag Archives: investment

What are the implications?

I’m working on a neat series looking at the historical percentage of GDP derived from residential construction in different provinces and connecting that to the change in the percentage of the workforce employed in construction over time. It might give … Continue reading

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More signs of a coming condo glut

As I’ve noted before, the Toronto condo market is near its saturation point and looks set for a fall.   The city currently has 286 active condo projects currently underway, representing 73,953 units — by far the most of any city … Continue reading

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Building a winning investment portfolio: Part 1

Investment portfolios I was inspired by a recent BMO press release to revisit the topic of asset allocation and building an investment portfolio. The press release notes that the majority of Canadians do not have a combination of short and … Continue reading

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Profiting from mass psychology

As a follow up to our last primer, I figured I should elaborate on a very short-term strategy I have found quite profitable in the past.  Remember that overwhelming majorities in financial markets must always be wrong.  This is one … Continue reading

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