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Zombies must go now
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
The number of zombie companies is increasing exponentially. As Japan learned in the 1990s, a predominance of companies that cannot... Read more
Bank of Canada runs out of ideas
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
Monetary policy, as practiced by central bankers around the world, has been ineffective for most of the last decade and longer. In... Read more
Lucky Australia strikes out
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
Australia outpaced Canada in economic terms during the housing and resource boom of the last twenty years. And, unlike Canada, Australia... Read more
The worst case scenario arrives
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
Canadian banks have yet to feel the full impact of loan losses in this recession. Quarterly earnings for all Canadian banks appeared... Read more
The U.S. election will hurt the stock market
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
The U.S. election on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 looks to be a watershed event. The incumbent, Donald J. Trump, is weaker in the polls... Read more