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Economic

Economic news and risks to monitor next week

What’s more threatening: U.S. taxes or NAFTA talks?

China reports 6.9% growth in 2017 on strong retail sales, exports

More Economic

Fed to buy $600 billion in debt

Loonie advances on GDP data

Expect slow, steady growth: Scotia’s Kellett

Strong loonie presents opportunities

BoC lowers economic outlook

Fed debates extent of QE2

Home resales improve, prices mostly steady

Recession? Entrepreneurs barely noticed

Flaherty announces record deficit

China orders banks to increase reserves

Unemployment edges lower, as workers drop out

Jobs report likely to halt rate increase

Currency wars concern experts

Flaherty rules out further stimulus

Global economy to strengthen