I Sold My iPhone and Fed All of Mexico For A Year- A Comparison of Public vs Private Equity Metrics

By Web Admin on December 17, 2014 in Articles, Corporate Finance

The S&P500 rolled into December at an all-time high as the public markets stormed on with their recent bull market momentum spurred by central bank policy and a strengthening economy, pushing stocks in the index to levels not seen before. Apple has now grown its market cap to



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Winning On and Off the Ice- A hat-trick of lessons learnt from the life of Pat Quinn

By Web Admin on December 05, 2014 in Articles, Corporate Finance

Hockey lost one of its giants recently with the passing of long time player, coach, and GM Pat Quinn. Immediately following his death, article after article, anecdote after anecdote came pouring out from both the media and his colleagues testifying how he touched and impacted their lives. Although he never



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The Mayan Apocalypse, Y2K and the Oil Shock of 2014

By Web Admin on November 27, 2014 in Articles, Corporate Finance

Predictions of doomsday are never in short supply. In 1999, it was Y2K or the Millennium Bug—an issue with digital devices only using the last two digits in determining a year. Essentially, the new millennium would cause significant disruption to the digital age as computer systems could not distinguish



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How to work for 40 years in the industry and only have 2 years of work experience- Insights gleaned from Linkedin.

By Web Admin on November 19, 2014 in Articles, Corporate Finance

Recently I ran into a person I was semi familiar with at a coffee shop who pitched me a deal. This person has over 40 years of experience in the finance industry. However, when I pulled up his LinkedIn profile to see if we knew anyone in common and where



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CPI – The Measure of Canadian Inflation

By Web Admin on November 06, 2014 in Articles, Corporate Finance

The Canadian Consumer Price Index (CPI) is an economic indicator used to measure inflation experienced by the Canadian economy. The CPI is constructed by Statistics Canada, which tracks the retail prices of over 600 goods and services in over 200 categories on a monthly basis. The basket of goods and



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