2018 was Positive on Trade, Negative on Investment Confidence
It seems not so long ago that Canadian exporters were
considering how the business landscape would change without the North America
Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
Fortunately, that scenario hasn’t played out and a new trade
agreement, the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) was reached. For
export sensitive sectors, this was especially welcome news, but CUSMA, and other
trade agreements like it, are not an end-point, more accurately, it’s a
foundation for Canadian exporters to ...
Risk – Winners and Losers
Risk has two parts — one that offers potential for gain, another than could lead to loss.
Either outcome is possible, presenting a dilemma. If we don’t take a risk, we lose the opportunity for gain. If we do, we must accept the potential for loss.
A lottery ticket is a good example.
The potential for a big win is the seductive part, enticing us to take the chance. As the saying goes, you can’t win it, if you’re not in it. But when you buy the ticket, you also accept that you ...