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U.S. retail sales in June point to consumer optimism

What to expect from the Fed in 2019

Effects for clients as interest rates rise

Why to expect a ‘dovish hike’ from BoC

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EU enforcing tariffs on $3.4B of U.S. products

Inflation rises for second straight month, but data disappoint

U.K. still split by Brexit divide

Wholesale sales rose 0.1% in April: Statistics Canada

Bank of England keeps rate at 0.5% amid Brexit uncertainty

Fed chair signals gradual rate hikes in tame inflation era

As tariff retaliations heat up, National Bank reconsiders investing strategy

New pipelines to drive oilsands expansion, report says

U.S. homebuilder confidence fading on trade war threat

EU and Australia begin free trade negotiations

StatsCan survey will examine digital economy

How shaky manufacturing affects economy, BoC

Why CREA cut its 2018 home sales forecast