Knowledge is Power: Food Prices, Growth, Canadian Investing Edition

Chinese rating agency Dagong warns on US fiscal cliff (beyondbrics) Money mistakes you shouldn’t make in 2013 (CityWire) Growth won’t save us – there won’t be any (MoneyWeek) What’s really behind food price hikes (Macleans) The best- and worst-performing stocks of 2012 (Trustnet, UK) Shares still beat property and cash (News.com.au, Australia) European equities defy Eurozone doomsters (The Asset) Coal ETFs that …

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The List of ADRs Subject to the French Financial Transaction Tax

France instituted a Financial Transaction Tax on some French stocks earlier this year. The companies falling under this new regulation are based on the following condition: Listed on a French or foreign regulated market. Issued by a company whose headquartered in France and whose capitalisation exceeds one billion euro on 1 December, 2011. The list …

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Invest in North American Railroads for 2013 and Beyond

North American railroads are experiencing a boom in shipment of crude oil in the past few years due to new discoveries and increasing production in both the U.S. and Canada. This is a welcome relief for US railroads since coal shipments continue to decline and there are worries of further declines due to tighter regulations on the …

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New Car Registrations Down for 14th Consecutive Month in the EU

Auto sales in the U.S. recovered strongly this year with sales in November increasing by 21.9% relative the same month in 2011. After a strong start in January sales declined earlier in the year but has been on an upward trend from the middle of the year according auto sales data compiled by The Wall …

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