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Want to know my favourite type of celebrities? The ones who can laugh at themselves. Most take themselves way too seriously, but every now and then a fellow like Wilford Brimley scrolls across my twitter feed. For those who don't know Wilford, he did that infomercial about diabetes and has been the butt of jokes ever since. Not one to shy away from the comedic opportunity, Wilford recently tweeted out the following picture:
Now at this point you are probably asking "what does this have to do with the markets?"
Good question. The inspiration comes from a recent question that BNN Bloomberg reporter Andrew Bell posed to Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz:
"In your speech today you said that the high household debt load is the most important risk facing the financial system, but aren't you the man whose to blame for that? You're the CandyMan. You kept interest rates so low all those years. You're the main author of that bubble, aren't you?"
I felt like it was a somewhat aggressive assertion on Andy's part. Hats off to you Andy for holding his feet to the fire. Poloz can't lecture us about household debt wh
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