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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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Canada’s immunity to risk debated

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Europe faces “horrifying choices”

U.S. extends its tax reach

No end for current malaise: Krugman

Capital flees emerging markets

Canadian investors flock to safe assets

Inflation jumps past BoC targets

Greece teeters on default

U.S. Fed between rock and a hard place

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