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January home sales weakest since 2015: CREA

Transactions fall 4% year over year

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U.S. industrial output tumbles in January

Output falls 0.6% as auto manufacturing takes a hit

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Manufacturing sales drop 1.3% in December

Today's economic data offer support for a pause in rate hikes from the central bank

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Canadian CEOs expect global growth to decline or stagnate

Most will look inward for growth opportunities

  • By: Staff
  • February 13, 2019 February 13, 2019
  • 14:18
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U.S. consumer prices flat in January

Inflation remains on the Fed's target, showing few signs of shifting

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Eurozone recession talk mounts as industry slumps

Year-over-year industrial output drops 4.2%—the worst decline since 2009

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Canada saw record M&A activity in 2018

Aggregate deal value was down slightly from 2017

  • By: Staff
  • February 11, 2019 February 11, 2019
  • 12:33
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How the Bank of Canada views cryptoassets

The central bank outlines the implications for monetary policy as popularity of digital assets increases

  • By: Staff
  • February 8, 2019 February 8, 2019
  • 14:22
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Private-sector hiring fuels job growth in January

StatsCan reports nearly 67K in new jobs

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Canada’s real estate market ‘vulnerable’ despite easing in priciest markets

Overvaluation in Toronto and Victoria is now moderate, but vulnerability remains high in Hamilton and Vancouver

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Why Canadian business sentiment remains positive

Plus, find out which province will lead the pack in 2019

  • By: Staff
  • February 5, 2019 February 5, 2019
  • 11:46
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Economic data to watch in the week ahead

Clues to economic growth will be revealed in jobs and housing data

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Four macro reasons to worry

Stocks rebounded this month but there are long-term problems

  • By: Staff
  • February 1, 2019 February 1, 2019
  • 12:58
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Brexit may lead to exodus of U.K. firms: survey

Sixteen per cent of businesses have relocation plans and a further 13% are "actively considering" a move

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U.S. economy adds 304K jobs in January amid shutdown

The U.S. has now added jobs for 100 straight months, the longest such period on record

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Fintech, AI drive record year for Canadian venture-backed companies

The rise in total investment was driven by later-stage deals, a report says

  • By: Staff
  • January 31, 2019 January 31, 2019
  • 13:01
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Canada’s GDP dips 0.1% in November

A slowing economy will likely keep the Bank of Canada on hold

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Small biz confidence low, finds CFIB

Only 41% of owners say their businesses are in good shape

  • By: Staff
  • January 31, 2019 January 31, 2019
  • 10:01
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Fed keeps key rate unchanged and pledges to be ‘patient’

Markets rally after the rate announcement

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Economic sentiment deteriorates among business leaders

Optimism among Canadian CPAs is at its lowest level since 2016

  • By: Staff
  • January 30, 2019 January 30, 2019
  • 12:54
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What to watch for from the Fed on Wednesday

A rate hike isn't expected, but comments could shed light on the economy

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U.S. consumer confidence at lowest since July 2017

The decline is the result of a "temporary shock" from the government shutdown

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Slowing global economy weakening credit conditions: Moody’s

The report highlights risks from U.S. trade policy

  • By: Staff
  • January 29, 2019 January 29, 2019
  • 12:05
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Higher revenue keeps federal deficit to $2.1B from April to November

The deficit for the first eight months of fiscal 2018-19 compares to $9.5 billion in the same period a year earlier

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Citi report finds optimism in Canadian M&A market

Dealmakers expect to see a surge in Canadian acquisitions of foreign firms

  • By: Staff
  • January 24, 2019 January 24, 2019
  • 16:01