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Revisiting predictions: Commodities still hanging tough, public sector unions under fire, European debt crisis intensifies, interest rate predictions

Revisiting predictions Now two full months into the new year, it’s worth stopping for a moment and taking stock of how things are shaping up.  You’ll recall that I made some predictions for 2011 back at the beginning of January.  … Continue reading

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BMO’s housing outlook; Bond yields explode….mortgage rates will follow; Food prices set to rise

BMO releases draft housing outlook Thanks to TH for sending this my way.  In keeping up with Scotia’s housing forecast released earlier this week, BMO has released a similar draft document: Canadian Housing Outloook- 2011 Some key quotes: Over time, … Continue reading

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The week that was

Lots of interesting happenings on the economics front from this past week.  Here are a few that were on my radar: Canada’s economic recovery not as strong as originally reported Canada no longer leads recovery standings “Revisions released Friday by … Continue reading

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