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Economic

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

More Economic

Economy grew 0.4% in February, boosted by resource sector

Good times ahead for the North, as gold mines open

What U.S. consumer spending gains mean for the Fed

Q1 sees biggest pay raise for U.S. workers in 11 years

TD, RBC raising five-year posted mortgage rates

U.S. Q1 growth slowed but still beat expectations

Commons committee calls on Liberals to tax e-commerce services like Netflix

ECB leaves rates unchanged despite strong 2017 growth

China’s latest appeal to the U.S. over trade tensions

Don’t bump up equity exposure—for now

U.S. home sales up 4% as economic outlook improves

Canada’s debt-to-income ratio will stabilize: BoC’s Wilkins

Feds to post deficits $8B bigger than expected in next 2 years: PBO