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Economic

Alberta’s credit rating continues to slide

Inflation up 1.7%

U.S. jobless claims down

It’s time for a ‘flipping tax’ on foreign investors

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Snapshot: U.S. economic data

Snapshot: Canadian economic data

Brexit means discounts for U.K. companies

3 ways to revitalize Canada: Dominic Barton

Average U.S. 30-year mortgage rate ticks up to 3.58%

Japan’s economy yields pleasant surprise in Q1

Spain avoids EU fine despite another deficit

Home construction slows in most of Canada

Manufacturing sales fell 0.9% in March

Iran can’t count on jump in oil revenue: IMF

Germans sue ECB over stimulus

Home construction up in the U.S.

U.K. inflation falls for first time since September

U.S. consumer prices rise by largest amount in 3 years