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How trade tariffs could affect U.S. inflation, Fed

U.K. rate hike in doubt after weak inflation figures

Finding balance amid worldwide QE slowdown

U.S. housing starts tumble 12% in June

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Housing starts slow in April: CMHC

Why the TSX looks attractive

Countries meet in possible final push for NAFTA deal in 2018

U.S. unemployment dips to 3.9% as 164,000 jobs added

U.S.-China talks about ‘much more’ than trade issues: economist

EU predicts solid growth this year and next

Toronto home sales sink to lowest level since 2009

Canada’s trade deficit hits record $4.1 billion while U.S. deficit falls

Vancouver home sales fall to 17-year low in April

Eurozone growth slows in Q1 after extended winter

Pace of U.S. factory growth slows again in April

Household debt of $2T has BoC concerned