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What Does Modi’s Victory Mean for the World?

Part 3 of 3 It is clear that India has reached a crossroads. The 1990s and the early 2000s saw years of unprecedented growth and market reforms in the “once closed, semi-socialist country”. However, India’s once encouraging trajectory has drastically reversed its course in the…

How Did Narendra Modi Achieve Such a Comprehensive Victory?

Part 2 of 3   Yesterday’s blog post described the personal background and political record of India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Today we will look at how the election unfolded and more specifically how Modi achieved victory over the Congressional Party’s candidate Rahul Gandhi….

Who is Narendra Modi?

Part 1 of 3   Who is Narendra Modi?   As pointed out in our last blog post, Narendra Modi will be India’s next Prime Minister. In order to better understand the impact of this outcome, we have written a three part blog series to describe…

Narendra Modi Claims Victory

The race for 2016 is on! Chris Christie, the straight talking Conservative Governor of New Jerseys looks to lead a beleaguered Republican Party in a bitter war of attrition against a Democratic Party reeling from scandal and controversy lead into battle by the historically significant…

What’s in your portfolio?

This article took me by surprise. “RBC Benefits After Boosting Investment in Surging Smith & Wesson” Source: www.businessweek.com   RBC is among the fifth largest stakeholder in Smith & Wesson Smith & Wesson is the second largest publicly traded Gun Manufacturer   Fact:  More than 8,000…

Notes from the Bloomberg Canadian Economic Summit

May 14, 2014 Covering Canada: What Markets Need to Know Bloomberg Journalists   There has been a record $32 billion of investment in the oil sands this past year. Keystone is in a stalemate, and the oil sands product is finding its way out of…

Alternative Asset Trust Highlight – Shopify is redefining e-commerce

Shopify is one of the many investments in our Alternative Asset Trust. Shopify is an e-commerce platform that allows anyone to easily sell online, at their location and everywhere in between.  Shopify has gained popularity with mom-and-pop shops across the globe.  With Shopify, small and…

What Janet Yellen’s term means for Canada and the world

Who is Janet Yellen? Whenever there is a new chairperson of the US Federal Reserve Board, we find there is value to investors in finding out what makes that person tick. What have they said in the past that predicts tendencies changes in the future?…

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