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Gas and air ticket prices help push Canada’s inflation rate to 2.3%

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Economic growth will slow: RBC

Tax the rich: A grown-up way to trim a deficit

Jobs speech hits strong points

In the U.S., all eyes on jobs

Canadian economy slow, but positive

Will yuan become the new default?

Weekly Pulse: The number is…zero thousand

U.S. layoffs may have stabilized

Help for your unemployed clients

Hidden value gems remain in Europe

It’s up to Congress now: Bernanke

Europe’s woes to continue

U.S. downgrade hurts other bond classes