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Concrete, Bots & Coal

The world has been built from concrete, making it the most widely used building material, for centuries. Even today, roman cement is being studied and researched because of its tremendous ability to withstand time.In it's simplest form,…

Looking closer at expert risk

2016 is going to be financial chaos, oil crashing, Canadian peso, worst is yet to come, imminent war. The US fed raised the interest rate 0.25% and the world is coming undone. These are what the headlines lead you to believe.But look…
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Are REITs relevant part II

Last article covered the basics of some misconceptions of REITs. In part II we address how managers "add value" and dodge restrictions imposed on them.The term "adding value" is short hand to justify management overhead. That value is…

Entering Alberta’s new dark age?

Blown out of the water after 40 years, the Progressive Conservative (PC) party was tried, found guilty and hung from the neck until dead. Their atrocious track record of mismanaging opportunities and funds have come to an end.But is the…