Monthly Archives: March 2014

Loonie Tunes, All clear now!

Loonie ends higher as traders speculate on US rates The Globe and Mail Loonie slips lower FXstreet.com USD/CAD – Loonie Starts Week At Multi-Year Lows Action Forex Gas Prices Will Feel The Brunt Of Falling Loonie Huffington Post Canada Canadian Dollar Strengthens Against Most Majors … Continue reading

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Canadian wireless carriers raise prices for monthly plans

Do you all remember the media blitz by Bell, Rogers and Telus re the CRTC opening up new frequencies. Huge one-page ad’s in the major newspapers, TV spots etc. Remember – If the CRTC “allows” a major U.S. cell provider … Continue reading

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A loonie is driving this boat!

My jaw dropped this morning at the Globe and Mail headline; “Loonie moves lower, markets nervous ahead of Crimea referendum” are you kidding me what possible impact can this have on our loonie? According to The Embassy of Ukraine to Canada bilateral … Continue reading

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Don’t Sweat a $0.90 Loonie!

A Cross-Border deal is still a Cross-Border deal. Don’t be worried about a 90 cent loonie. Take a look at the following from Kohl’s, at a $1.00 – $1.00 loonie I would have ONLY saved another $5.30!

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More loonie tunes…

Who is benefiting from our falling loonie? take a look at these key points from a recent Wall Street Journal article by Don Curran. http://blogs.wsj.com/canadarealtime/2014/03/04/loonies-broad-decline-not-a-short-term-export-or-trade-fix/ In addition to the US Dollar the Canadian dollar’s has also declined against the currencies … Continue reading

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Canadian Consumers taking hit – AGAIN!

When the loonie started loosing ground against the US Dollar I was one of the first to tell my readers who would be impacted the most – YOU. Other were not far behind; the Huffington Post reported “Canadians can soon … Continue reading

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