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Economic

Why this PM is overweight energy for 2018

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

Minimum wage increases trickle upward

IMF hikes growth outlook for Canada, world

More Economic

Enhanced CPP option on the rocks

Loonie ties the hands of BoC

Foreigners park their funds in Canada

RBC sees slow, stable growth for 2011

Higher income OK with their debt

UBS expands risk appetite

Carney debunks cheap money strategy

Canada’s capacity utilization jumps

Global economy divided in 2011

Canadian economy, GDP not measuring up

Home affordability improves: RBC

Scotia: Central Canada’s growth to slow

Canadians to curb holiday spending: RBC

Surging loonie cuts into trade