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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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Tag Archives: commodities
China’s property bubble Ever more media attention is being focused on China’s potential property bubble. As discussed several times previously, the Chinese economy is a freakish economy that is 60% dependent on construction to produce growth. It is this massive … Continue reading
This is the title of a fascinating new report by TD economics. I have long warned that the possibility of a hard landing in China remains the greatest black swan event for the Canadian (and world) economy. …The Canadian economy … Continue reading
Macleans: “Two charts you need to see about commodities and the housing market”; Shiller on the psychology of housing bubbles
Hat tip to DR for sending this link: Two charts you need to see about commodities and the housing market– Macleans Veeeeery interesting article. Some key quotes and graphs: “The above chart is from this week’s magazine story. It tracks … Continue reading
Note from Ben: The following post is courtesy of John in Ottawa A couple of days ago, Jesse made the comment that China has been exporting deflation to Canada for years. That’s absolutely correct and life has been easier ever … Continue reading
The big news from this week was the shocking rebound in Canadian exports in December, which pushed the balance of trade (exports – imports) well into positive territory at a $3 billion surplus. From Stats Canada: Canada’s merchandise exports rose 9.7% … Continue reading
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
China raises interest rates Two weeks ago I suggested that a rate hike was all but assured from the People’s Bank of China. I expected the rate hike on December 11th. Instead, perhaps out of fear of causing a hard … Continue reading