Tim Hortons is supersizing their coffee. And that's all you need to know about the Canadian economy. It speaks of prosperity at a time of unease -- a major coffee chain attempting to increase sales when the chains in other countries are laying off workers. But there are, of course, storm clouds on the horizon.
This latest go-round of negativity has nothing to do with a lack of earnings or liquidity, as we dealt with in 2008. This is all about waiting for firms to open the taps and start using their burgeoning sacks of cash. This makes the difference between a firm staying afloat and getting capsized by a rogue recession wave.