Quarterly / Year End Commentary

Quarterly / Year End Commentary

THE YEAR OF SURPRISES Last year started with U.S stocks posting the worst ten day start to any year in history, and through early February world stocks had fallen more than 11%. But, as would become a recurring theme over the rest of the year, what happened next would...
Quarterly	Book	Review

Quarterly Book Review

The title of this book could have just as easily been “How the Mighty Have Fallen”. And, while one could argue that what has been going on in Brazil is not unique to that country, the story of how some of the most powerful people, politicians and...
Lessons from Babysitting, Part 1

Lessons from Babysitting, Part 1

This month’s blog was slightly delayed as I was babysitting my four-year-old grandsons in Vancouver. My instructions were threefold: 1. Make sure you run them. 2. Keep on running them. 3. Don’t stop running them. Recognizing I was alone, I had to develop a...