Charles Oliver: Out of Africa, into Americas

Sprott Asset Management Senior Portfolio Manager Charles Oliver says the social unrest in the Middle East could lead to a premium for junior companies operating in North and South America. He’s even betting on it, saying, “I believe juniors will give you the best long-term outperformance and alpha.” He’s taken profits on companies . . . → Read More: Charles Oliver: Out of Africa, into Americas

Is Bhutan's GNH experiment a success or failure?

This charming little video provides some history of the concept of Gross National Happiness and its application in Bhutan.

It is amazing how much passion has been aroused by Gross National Happiness outside Bhutan. In August last year Jeffrey Sachs, a distinguished development economist, suggested that western countries should follow Bhutan in adopting Gross . . . → Read More: Is Bhutan’s GNH Experiment a Success or Failure?

Economic Events on March 4, 2011

At 8:30 AM EST, the Employment Situation report for February will be announced, and the consensus for non-farm payrolls is an increase of 200,000 jobs compared to a gain of 36,000 in the previous month, the consensus for the unemployment rate is that it will increase by 0.1% to 9.1%, the consensus average hourly . . . → Read More: Economic Events on March 4, 2011