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Securities trending down

Drop in housing starts in December: CMHC

Analysts, on average, had expected more activity

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World Bank’s global forecast includes risk warnings

Even emerging economies could struggle, with one-third of regions slowing

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Insolvencies drop in November

Year-over-year insolvency activity rises

Businessmen are skeptical looking at stock market charts.

Canadian equity market to outpace U.S. despite uncertianties

Bank economists share optimistic outlook

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Toronto sees a spike in home sales in December

The average home price also rose compared to the same period last year

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Climate, demographics will drive change in coming decade: report

A new economic report says the next decade in Canada will be shaped increasingly by the twin forces of climate change and demographic disruption from…

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B.C. announces change to tax grant that offsets property taxes

The decision follows a decline in housing prices in the province

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Likelihood of recession had ‘fallen noticeably’ in December: Fed

At their meeting last month, Federal Reserve officials said the U.S. economy was “showing resilience”

Small business confidence plummets in December

Scotiabank predicts SMEs in Alberta and B.C. will likely benefit from strong growth

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Canada’s GDP declines by 0.1% in October

The contraction puts the economy "on a chilly path" to start the fourth quarter, a note from CIBC said

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Top insights from market experts in 2019: part one

Our Advisor ToGo podcasts and articles covered many topics

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Top insights from market experts in 2019: part two

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Canadian retail sales dipped by 1.2% in October

Sales were down in eight of 11 subsectors

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U.S. GDP grew by 2.1% in Q3

Growth has been slower than what Trump promised, but has been far better than the possible recession many feared

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Sweden’s central bank raises benchmark rate to zero

Riksbank has ended a five-year run of subzero rates

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Earnings outlook for banks less rosy in 2020: Fitch

The rating agency expects mounting challenges to bank earnings

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Why household insolvencies are climbing in a strong economy

A CIBC report examines household debt and the lessons for monetary policy


Home prices up 0.2% in November

The uptick gives the housing market momentum moving into the new year


Inflation climbed in November

CPI rose 2.2% compared with a year ago

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Fitch forecasts slow mortgage growth

The rating agency also said home prices in Toronto and Vancouver remain “vulnerable to shocks”

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Number of U.S. jobs jumps in October

Businesses south of the border remain confident in the economic outlook

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Positive securities inflows continue for third straight month

Statistics Canada announced that net securities inflows reached $9.3 billion in October

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Gig workers on the rise: StatsCan

Women more likely than men to be freelancers, study finds

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Liberals revise deficit projection, calling for $27B this fiscal year

Liberals had projected the deficit to only be $19.8 billion for fiscal 2019-2020

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Home prices, sales see big November jump

The national average home price is forecast to rise 6.2% in 2020