Book Review: Billions: How a Gang of Wall Street Renegades Invented the Index Fund and Changed Finance Forever by Robin Wigglesworth

In Trillions: How a bunch of Wall Street renegades invented the index fund and changed finance forever, Robin Wigglesworth explores the emergence of the index fund as an unparalleled invention in recent financial history. Taking the reader on a road trip through the history of financial markets, this readable book will appeal to those who … Read more

Lunch Lizard gets a brand new truck for service this summer | Western Colorado

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The Australian Prime Minister launches his campaign a few days before the election | Health and fitness

By ROD McGUIRK – Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s embattled prime minister officially launched his Conservative party’s campaign on Sunday less than a week before the election, underscoring the country’s early success in containing the pandemic and its strong economic recovery. Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s coalition trails the centre-left opposition Labor Party in … Read more

Vancouver’s East End food co-op ends its era with weekend closure

The end of an era arrived on Commercial Drive this weekend, as Vancouver’s last food co-op was set to close its doors for good. After nearly 50 years, the East End Food Co-op will cease operations on Sunday. On Saturday, the store was packed with customers like Debora Gordon, stocking their pantry one last time … Read more

Armchair Bank of Canada critics like Pierre Poilievre should stick to football

The Bank of Canada (BoC) has rarely been so criticized as it is today. The Bank of Canada sets the interest rates which determine the cost of borrowing. And it pumps money into a stalled economy to get it going again, or pulls money back to keep the economy from overheating. The bank is now … Read more

BoC’s Gravelle says ‘perfect storm’ is fueling inflation, but key differences from 1970s

The Bank of Canada’s deputy governor blames a ‘perfect storm’ of factors for pushing the country’s inflation high for decades, as a Conservative leadership candidate put it, rising prices is reason enough for the head of the bank to lose his job. In a speech in Montreal on Thursday, Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Toni … Read more

This is how Canada’s inflation rate could be reduced

Year-on-year, CPI inflation was 6.7% in March. In other words, average prices for consumer goods and services in March were 6.7% higher than in March 2021 – a rate well above the 2% target and the highest since the start of 1991. Under pressure from economists and financiers, Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem seems … Read more

This is how Canada’s inflation rate could be reduced

Year-on-year, CPI inflation was 6.7% in March. In other words, average prices for consumer goods and services in March were 6.7% higher than in March 2021 – a rate well above the 2% target and the highest since the start of 1991. Under pressure from economists and financiers, Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem seems … Read more

Kootenai Behavioral Health closes addiction recovery programs and outpatient psychiatric clinic, cites funding and staffing shortages | Idaho News

NORTHERN IDAHO – Kootenai Health, the leading provider of behavioral health services for residents of northern Idaho, announced the temporary closure of its substance abuse recovery programs and outpatient psychiatric clinic practice in Kootenai due to staffing and funding shortages, despite settling nearly $120 million awarded to Idaho in a lawsuit against the nation’s three … Read more

Ottawa struggles with setting national climate change goals

Environment and Climate Change Minister Steven Guilbeault stands during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on May 12.PATRICK DOYLE/The Canadian Press The federal government is looking to Canadians as it hastily tries to craft a plan to make the country more resilient to the ravages of climate change. As … Read more