For centuries, physical gold has served as an effective crisis hedge. When economies take a severe downturn and paper money gets devalued, a stash of gold can save you from losing your shirt.
Our friendly neighbors to the north would do well to remember that wisdom—because they’ve been experiencing the mother of all housing bubbles.
“At this point,” says Jared Dillian, a former Wall Street trader and contrarian analyst who predicted Canada's looming economic crash early on, “you’d have to live under a rock to not realize what’s going on. Three years ago, I got laughed at when I said Canadian real estate was in a bubble. No one’s been laughing recently, though.”
Unlike three years ago, today the tell-tale signs of a bubble waiting for a pin are ubiquitous. Here are just a few:Read More