Real Estate Listings from England: Silly-Saturday Reading

Browsing current property auctions is a part of covering investment news and information in markets both domestic and abroad. The ones below did not provide too much in the way of usable information but they were quite hilarious and, thus, still sort of a good read. Let’s go ahead and hire a real j-A-rk then — preferably to be a real estate agent (and come up with things like in the next listing pictured below). It appears that Anglian Water Services Ltd are auctioning off their family silver. Indeed — good to know: the listing particulars state that the site...

Market Outlook: USD/CAD

Not a long time ago, a report in Canada claimed to show that the country’s gross domestic product climbed at the fastest pace for the past two years in July, and concluded that this “could well be seen as a strong indication that Canada’s economy is gaining momentum after having experienced a slowdown in the second quarter. Furthermore consumer sentiment rose to the highest level in more than two years as employment keeps on increasing and the country’s housing market remained buoyant.” That the USD/CAD appreciated to 1.0320 back then was also seen as a sign of “recovery”. The overall...