US Unemployment Rate

US Unemployment Rate

[the_ad id=”29439″] Unemployment Rate in the United States The Covid 19 pandemic interrupted a very positive reduction in the unemployment rate in the United states. 8 years of strong growth during the bull market stock market was crippled by the shutdowns. Now in late 2021, the economic recovery is beginning to deliver stronger job growth…

The Best Finance Bloggers

The Best Finance Bloggers

[the_ad id=”29439″] Small Finance Bloggers Fight Back! It’s a big challenge for investors to find useful, timely stock market information that isn’t tainted by corporate agendas and profit motives. This license to misdirect and mislead is significant, and even the loss of reliable cues in information is enough to send warnings to investors. An accurate…

Homeowner Equity Rises

Homeowner Equity Rises

[the_ad id=”29439″] Homeowner Equity Looking Irresistible Corelogic, a provider of premium housing sales statistics reports that in the 2nd quarter of this year, homeowners with mortgages (63% of all properties) watched their equity grow by 29.3% year over year. Collectively, in the nation, it was an equity gain of over $2.9 trillion, and an average…

Bitcoin Stocks

Bitcoin Stocks

[the_ad id=”29439″] List of Bitcoin Stocks Bitcoin is the investing world’s most speculative and volatile asset, a cryptocurrency not based on real, intrinsic value but rather solely by the hope of what it could be worth. Some investors are hoping to either buy Bitcoin outright and other investors perhaps wiser, to invest in companies that…

Should You Buy Global Stocks?

Should You Buy Global Stocks?

[the_ad id=”29439″] Investing and Global Diversification If you scan the 5 year forecast or 10 year forecast for US stock markets, you might conclude that US price and earnings growth doesn’t look as inspiring versus China, Vietnam, Brazil, Germany or other markets. But those investors thinking of investing internationally in Mexico, Japan, Australia, Viet Nam,…

New MLS Listings Grow

New MLS Listings Grow

[the_ad id=”29439″] Housing Supply – New Listings up in 2021 NAR reports a dip in new home listings this week, however in many cities, new listings were rising.  See NAR’s latest report below on those cities with the most new listings. New listings were up substantially this year vs last. In Florida in June, new…

Canadian Economic Forecast

Canadian Economic Forecast

[the_ad id=”29439″] Where is Canada’s Economy Headed? A new report on Canadian GDP has more people taking a closer look at the Canadian economy and perhaps reconsidering how they’ll vote in this coming snap Federal election. StatsCan says Canada’s GDP shrank 1.1% in the 2nd quarter of 2021 and has dropped by .4% in July. …

Fall Stock Market Plunge

Fall Stock Market Plunge

Could Panicked Small Investors Crash the Markets in October? Traditionally, the stock market hits the skids in October. Some of the biggest crashes were fall season events. The Bank Panic of 1907, the Stock Market Crash of 1929, and Black Monday 1987 all happened in October. There are plenty of reasons to believe typical investors can…

Calgary Real Estate Market Forecast

Calgary Real Estate Market Forecast

[the_ad id=”29439″] Calgary Housing Market and Update The residential real estate market across Calgary is similar to most housing markets including Toronto, Mississauga, Vancouver, Kelowna and Montreal.  Housing sales in the last 13 months, and in particular the first half of this year were up sharply. The question is whether sales and prices will continue…

Reopening Stocks to Buy

Reopening Stocks to Buy

[the_ad id=”29439″] The Best Reopening Stocks to Buy Although the Delta variant is causing big problems in Florida, Texas, Mississippi, California, New York and other states, the rest of the US is recovering from the Covid pandemic. The economy is about to grow as we finally get to shop, travel and be entertained. The question…

Talented Copywriters or AI Software?

Talented Copywriters or AI Software?

[the_ad id=”29439″] AI Software Beating Talented SEO/CRO/Brand Specialist? There’s some more talk about artificial intelligence software being able to put talented copywriters out of work going around again.  Frankly, the idea is insulting and ridiculous and undermines business manager’s acceptance of AI marketing solutions. It’s natural that some (software developers) would get a little zealous about…