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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

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Home sales rise, reverse downtrend

Jobless rate tops 8.1% in August

Canada’s growth to continue: RBC

More U.S. regions report slower growth: Fed

Bank of Canada raises rates

Oil prices fall sharply

Experts warn of ‘double dip’ risks

Eurozone GDP spike likely just a blip

U.S. manufacturing stronger in August

GDP growth slows to half a point: StatsCan

Current account balance worsens

Eurozone sentiment highest since March 2008

U.S. Q2 growth cut sharply

Glut of unsold homes threatens U.S. recovery

HST pushes July inflation to 1.8%