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Economic

The hidden risk in corporate balance sheets

Royal Bank ‘closely monitoring’ housing market

Bail out for one of Portugal’s largest banks

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Snapshot: U.S. economic data

Snapshot: Canadian economic data

Snapshot: International economic data

U.S. home sales fell in July amid inventory shortage

GDP is a terrible way to measure economic growth

Why the loonie is still flying high despite economic clouds

Morneau meeting with independent economic advisors

Commodities down in July

Fed vice-chair hints at 2016 rate hike

Where to look for growth

Here’s why Trudeau’s second year will be tough

4 things to monitor this week

Income of wealthy Americans climbed 7.7% in 2015