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Economic

More to watch than tax reform in the U.S.

What the Fed’s outlook means for rates, investing

Liberals hint at funded leave for fathers in budget

More Economic

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%