The job of capital markets is to process information so that savings flow to the best projects and firms. That makes high finance sound simple; in reality it is dynamic and intoxicating. It reflects a changing world. Today’s markets, for instance, are grappling with a trade war and low interest rates. But it also reflects […]
“Sand Wars” inspired the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to publish a Global Environmental Alert in March 2014 titled “Sand, rarer than one thinks”. By the end of the 21st century, due to beach theft, beaches will be a thing of the past. That is the alarming forecast of a growing number of scientists and environmental […]
One of the many pleasures of reading the Globe and Mail newspaper is the cartoonists Brian Gable and Anthony Jenkins. A sample of Brian Gable: More cartoons from the Globe and Mail may be view here.