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Original articles on finance and markets by Perpetual Bull,

an independent researcher not tied to the financial industry


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Health of Canadian banks: stable (green)

GUIDES AND Q&A



ARTICLES AND BLOG POSTS

2016-08-23

My favourite Canadian bond ETFs

2016-01-30

The Real Story Behind Early Retirement

2015-12-09

Bear Market for Canada TSX

2015-12-06

Amazon's P/E ratio is 4000

2015-09-11

Bear Markets Are Dangerous

2015-09-07

Bear Market is Starting

2015-08-02

An efficient retirement portfolio

2014-12-13

Market trouble is coming

2014-10-18

Why Privacy Matters (Glenn Greenwald)

2013-11-15

CNBC comedy: JP Morgan

2013-09-25

U.S. is close to technical default; downgrade possible

2013-07-30

U.S. Treasury has blown past debt limit; media is silent

2013-07-15

Long-Term Stock Market Expectations

2013-05-28

S&P 500 dividend payout ratio may signal imminent bear market

2013-05-26

Measuring bank capitalization and leverage: clear as mud

2013-01-10

Former TARP Inspector says banks are still risky

2013-01-06

Saving for Retirement in Canada

2012-12-01

I'm Bearish on Banks

2012-11-14

The Stimulus Bull is Wearing Out

2012-09-20

Canadian Real Estate Update

2012-09-04

Nothing has de-levered yet (good video)

2012-05-16

TSX down to 2006 level

2012-04-16

Anti-cash propaganda in media

2012-01-15

New Year Market Review

2011-12-14

World markets signal slowdown; S&P 500 in denial

2011-09-24

Is there any way out of this economic mess?

2011-09-18

Smash and Grab

2011-08-07

U.S. Treasury Debt Downgraded; USA Loses AAA Rating

2011-06-24

Market is weak; scale into shorts

2011-01-29

Canadian Bond and ETF Options

2011-01-02

New Year and Market Review

2010-08-07

Thoughts on low government bond yields

2010-06-04

Screwed by Stimulus

2010-03-24

Will you play the stock market speculation game?

2010-02-20

Citibank now requires 7 days notice for withdrawals

2010-02-01

Market has run out of steam; consider selling

2009-12-15

Canadian bankruptcies down in October

2009-12-14

Derivatives and bond market update from BIS

2009-11-21

Canadian bankruptcies soar in September

2009-09-15

Health of the Big Five Canadian banks

2009-08-27

Market is dominated by speculation

2009-07-21

3-Year Winners and Losers

2009-07-21

Bank derivative portfolios gained while markets crashed

2009-07-03

If we're in a deflationary spiral, does gold still have value?

2009-06-20

AUD/JPY shows strength, but no recovery yet

2009-06-18

This is not the time to chase yields (fixed-income)

2009-05-08

Diversify out of US Dollars

2009-03-18

The great questions bears must ask themselves

2009-01-24

Market holiday (shutdown) coming

2009-01-13

Banksters are threatening the public

2008-12-15

The SEC isn't doing any good

2008-11-19

Shocking facts about TLT, iShares bond fund

2008-10-29

How to spot the bottom, start of the bull market

2008-10-28

Low rates didn't work for Japan, but may work for us?

2008-10-27

The lie: this catastrophe is a first

2008-10-16

Why not bail out Americans directly?

2008-10-10

Tremendous failure today in bond ETF arbitrage, liquidity

2008-09-30

Why I feel positive after recent events

2008-09-09

Start of bear market (Canada), TSX analysis

2008-07-25

Bottom fishing banks

2008-07-09

Big news - Derivative market downgrades Fannie, Freddie debt

2007-06-20

What I love about this mortgage stuff

PRODUCT REPORTS

2009-08-29

CEF

Central Fund of Canada

2009-05-13

SHV

iShares Barclays Short Treasury Bond Fund



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