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Economic

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

More Economic

After Ontario election, ‘significant’ uncertainty remains: Scotiabank report

Why economy lost 7,500 jobs in May

How stocks from mainland China are finding their way into funds and ETFs

Household debt and housing remain key risks for financial system

Focusing on quarterly numbers may hurt economy: Buffett and Dimon

Montreal home prices rise; plus, price outlook for vacation homes

Time to discuss stimulus withdrawal: ECB official

Canada’s trade deficit narrows to $1.9B in April

As election day nears, a look at Ontario’s debt