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Economic

What U.S. government shutdown means for GDP, markets

Minimum wage increases trickle upward

IMF hikes growth outlook for Canada, world

More Economic

Petroleum, coal sales boost September manufacturing

U.S. consumers use credit to spend in October

Average home price in Canada up 5% from last year

Higher food costs push up U.S. wholesale prices

B.C. home sales up 19.3%

The latest on Brexit

Ontario government to provide relief for small biz

Inflation in U.K. remains at 3%

Longer low for bond yields

What nixing NAFTA would mean for markets

Americans worse off compared to 1998

Are oil prices on the rise?

What to look for in the week ahead

U.S. Senate Republicans would delay major corporate tax cut

U.S. versus China on large trade agreements, open economy