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Economic

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

More Economic

Consumer confidence dips

Seizing global opportunities

Recession was easy, recovery will be tough

No hints when BoC will start tightening

Unemployment rate slips to 7.6%

Election aftermath: telecom deregulation expected

Fed signals end to QE2

U.S. politics threaten AAA-rating: HSBC

U.S. new home market warms

Federal deficit improves

Debt–laden Canadians struggling to save