What are people buying?

Oct 27, 2020 |Mark Ryan
Good afternoon, Here’s just a quick note from RBC Economics on spending data over the past few months, broken down by consumer sector. Mostly presented visually (graphs), it’s interesting to see through past all the election and pandemic clutter and track...
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The Great Danny Gallivan

Oct 26, 2020 |Mark Ryan
Find a quiet spot and listen carefully to your smartphone tonight. It’s a bit tricky, but it’s there. On an ethernet asteroid halfway between the Bloomberg App and the Financial Post – or alternatively out on the back deck just under the breath of the...
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Shivering in the cheap seats

Oct 20, 2020 |Mark Ryan
Good evening, I woke up this morning and someone had spread mashed potatoes all over the yard, the trees, the cars, and even the chicken coop. Rude. Although we were briefly blessed with a pleasant fall, (after a marshy summer) I’m not even remotely ready...
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Friday Chart Smorgasbord - Joe verses the Volcano

Oct 05, 2020 |Mark Ryan
It’s Friday: And some financial analyists love charts. This is handy, but there’s a risk of bafflegabbery. The glossy data points and pretty colours, nearly always, (but not always), have vague implications, but they’re not only-mostly-useless. Not at...
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