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- Inflation tops expectations.....is a rate hike now all but assured?; Will Canada be 'going dutch'?
- Stocks sell off as S&P cuts US outlook; Does a drop in foreign demand for Canadian bonds signal rising fixed interest rates?; Greek restructuring would be "catastrophic"
- How important is construction to economic growth and employment across Canada?: Part 2
- China's property bubble at risk?; What is driving oil prices?; Greek bond yields explode as Germany states support for restructuring
- How important is construction to economic growth and employment across Canada?: Part 1
- Bank of Canada holds the line; Royal LePage releases 'research report'; "Canadian 30 year olds are screwed!"
- Measuring the potential economic impact of a housing bust
- "Housing: Real Insanity".....Great article in Canadian Business
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In a previous series we examined house prices relative to GDP growth across Canada. That data seems to suggest that a significant level of overvaluation exists in many provinces from Ontario west (Quebec data was absent in that series). Hopefully … Continue reading
Bank of Canada holds the line; Royal LePage releases ‘research report’; “Canadian 30 year olds are screwed!”
Bank of Canada holds the line Those with variable rate mortgages can breathe a sigh of relief as the Bank of Canada held the line on interest rates today, as expected, keeping the overnight rate at a paltry 1%. Despite … Continue reading
We do in fact live in unique times. While we can disagree on exactly what the future holds for real estate in Canada and what implications (if any) this may have on the economy, we can not disagree on certain … Continue reading
A quick note to my readers: Posts will be a bit sparse over the next two weeks while the final bugs are worked out of the new site. Within a couple weeks, this blog will exist no more. The transition … Continue reading
RBC releases first time home buyer survey As Australia wrestles with a housing bubble that dwarfs our own, home buyers in Australia have wisely clued in to the dangers of buying at such inflated prices and have been busy organizing a … Continue reading
I’m working on a neat series looking at the historical percentage of GDP derived from residential construction in different provinces and connecting that to the change in the percentage of the workforce employed in construction over time. It might give … Continue reading
Understanding the driver of asset bubbles Perhaps the greatest distinction between those economists who have correctly identified asset bubbles in the past and those whose economic models failed to identify them is the ability of the former group to recognize … Continue reading
Note to my readers: Due to some technical problems, I was not able to make any posts this weekend. My apologies. In part 1 of this mini series, we examined house prices from BC east to Ontario. Today we will … Continue reading
The ‘conservative’ Canadian consumer has been often cited as one of the primary reasons for Canada’s miraculous escape from the depths of the Great Recession. In fact, earlier this week, the deputy governor of the Bank of Canada attributed our … Continue reading
I continue to work with some CREA data to find historic relationships between house prices and other factors. I posted earlier on the historic correlation between house prices and per capita GDP, which shows significant overvaluation on a nation wide … Continue reading