Category Archives: Investing

Money Transmitter Licenses and Canadian First Global Data in the U.S.

Almost every U.S. state requires a state license in order to transmit money into, out of or within the state. These licenses are expensive to acquire and to maintain and establish a financial barrier of entry. Licensing requirements include the … Continue reading

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“Golden Week” for equities

While markets in China and South Korea took the week off for the mid-autumn festival, or “Golden Week” holiday, the S&P 500 Composite index climbed to new highs in four of the five sessions, ending its string of consecutive record-setting … Continue reading

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Which Way Is The Toronto Housing Market Moving?

I am often asked about where the Toronto housing market is headed. In the long-run we all know real estate has to go up. After all, there is only so much land and the population keeps growing. Toronto is one … Continue reading

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First Global Data Appoints Vicki Ringelberg as New CFO

NEWS PROVIDED BY First Global Data Limited 06:00 ET TSX Venture Exchange: FGD Frankfurt Stock Exchange: 1G5 TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2017 /CNW/ – First Global Data Limited (“First Global” or the “Company”) announces the resignation of Nayeem Alli and the appointment of Vicki Ringelberg, as … Continue reading

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Hurricanes, nukes, and central banks shake markets

September didn’t waste any time reminding investors of its reputation as the worst month for markets. Just as Hurricane Harvey petered out, Irma took aim at the Caribbean and Florida. North Korea’s largest yet nuclear test sent investors scurrying for … Continue reading

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