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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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Consumer confidence, leading indicators both falling

As noted before, perhaps the greatest difference between the US and the Canadian economy is not our ‘sound’ banking system nor out ‘conservative’ consumers, but rather the fact that we still have confidence in our short term economic prospects, while … Continue reading

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