Currencies

Impak Coin – MPK

Well we are now proud owners of a very interesting Canadian blockchain project known as “impak Coin”- MPK is the symbol. This is a Quebec based company headed by an extremely energized entrepreneur named Paul Allard who, with his team, is on a mission to make the word a better place using the power and influence of financial…

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CryptoCurrencies Going Crazy!

July 25th, 2017   Well… the Cryptocurrency mania/bubble/new paradigm appears is in full swing – and it also seems to be sustainable for the time being. Steep drops in coin value are the norm but they also can recover their value- albeit in varied periods of time. This game is not for the faint hearted…

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July 01 2017 Happy Canada Day! Innovations Abound!

July 01 2017 HAPPY CANADA DAY! We are here for another year- celebrating 150 years of our beloved homeland Canada- the best country in the world we are told again and again. Well I love hockey and wide open spaces so it works for me! Our indigenous brothers have a slightly different viewpoint about this…

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Gold and the 50% Retracement….

Image courtesy of Google images   Dec 15, 2016 Market watchers who have been following the gold price since early 2000 must by now be quite amazed as well as thoroughly entertained by the run this most iconic of precious metals has displayed. Starting  from $340 (U.S) in 2003 price rose all the way to hit…

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U.S. Dollar, SDR’s and Triffins Dilemna

There are many frightening rumours of the demise of the U.S greenback, or at least a serious devaluation. With so many trillions of debt, it is not that much of a stretch of the imagination to see that serious trouble could actually be in the cards. This is a very confusing issue with many scaremongers…

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Yen Weakens!

July 12/2016 The Yen weakened approximately 4% in the first two days of trading this week, driving the Yen crosses northward with scarcely a pause for 48 hours straight. Was this a very effusive short squeeze or what? Hard to tell in these crazy markets with so many participants and so many trend following computers…

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Forex Trading

A lot of people are becoming aware of Forex trading or “FX Trading” as it is also commonly known. This involves the buying or selling of one countries currency against another countries currency, such as buying U.S. dollars with Canadian dollars in the hope that the U.S. economy is stronger, and will appreciate more. Then…

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Canadian Dollar Strength continues…

Where is the Canadian dollar going next? After an extended period of strength, the CAD experienced a weakening trend which started around June 2013 when the dollar was trading at par with the United States dollar. The CAD then proceeded to lose almost half of it’s value against the U.S. dollar, one of those astonishing phenomenon that currencies tend…

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