10 Second Headlines

Dec. 23, 2011

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! 10 Seconds will return on January 6, 2012 Inflation Canada In November YoY consumers paid 4.8% more for food while eggs rose 12.3%, potatoes rose 20.3%. Store-bought food… Read More

Dec. 16, 2011

New West Partnership This week Premier Alison Redford joined Christy Clark, Premier of BC and Brad Wall, Premier of Saskatchewan in the New West Partnership. Redford stated “the 3 western provinces need to play… Read More

Dec. 9, 2011

Europe – 20th Anniversary of the Maastricht summit Euro-zone members abandon sovereignty over their respective budgets if they breach certain deficit or debt levels. New treaty could take 3 months to negotiate and may… Read More

Dec. 2, 2011

China Employees in Guangdong province, the major manufacturing area, are getting a 20% increase in minimum wage beginning January 1, 2012. Third increase in less than 1 year, bringing the minimum wage up 42%!… Read More

Nov. 25, 2011

Comments from Premier Alison Redford’s Speech in Toronto “If we truly want Canada to be a global energy leader, technology champion, and environmental citizen, we have to reduce our market dependence on the US”.… Read More

Nov. 18, 2011

Global Banking Bank of America CEO, Brian Moynihan, said they have 42 million retail customers, many do not contribute or overcome their costs to serve, and have rebelled at fee increases. Hence they are… Read More

Nov. 10, 2011

We pause tomorrow to honour all those who have fought for our country. Europe Lucas Papdemos, an economist who was formerly European Central Bank Vice-Chair and formerly at the Boston Federal Reserve, has been… Read More

Nov. 4, 2011

Royal Canadian Mint Exchange Traded Receipts (ETR’s) (Canadian Gold Reserves Program) This is the first time that investors will have the opportunity to hold physical gold from the Royal Canadian Mint, providing a direct… Read More

Oct. 28, 2011

Europe 70 EU Banks need to raise $147 billion of capital by June 2012. Plan must be in place by December 25, 2011. Banks will not be able to pay bonuses or issue dividends… Read More

Oct. 21, 2011

Water’s Pricing Power in the US Due to aging infrastructure, Chicago water bills are expected to double and Cleveland is expecting an 80% increase over the next 4 years. In the last decade Portland’s… Read More