Thursday, June 14, 2018

Next Recession

I got my computer back from the shop and my power came on late last night. So I will try to catch up with my blogging.

Michael Pento writing in Town Hall Finance thinks that the next recession will be caused by defaults by companies with high debts. This is because of interest rates rising and some companies will have to pay a lot more for their debt.

I think that he might be right and maybe with current investing we need to stay away from companies with high debt levels. I realize he is talking about the American market, but this could apply to Canada too. Interest rates are rising here too. In bad times companies with high debt levels can get into problems. It could certainly be worse the next time because of rising interest rates.

On my other blog I wrote yesterday about Waste Connections Inc. (TSX-WCN, NYSE-WCN)... learn more. Next, I will write about Intertape Polymer Group Inc. (TSX-ITP, OTC-ITPOF)... learn more on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 around 5 pm.

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