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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: gdp
In part 1 of this series we looked at construction employment as a percentage of total employment, and residential construction as a percent of GDP for all provinces from BC east to Ontario. If you haven’t read that post, make … 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
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
CD Howe released an interesting commentary on the current role of CMHC in the mortgage market. It is well worth the read as it not only highlights the potential (and unnecessary) risks to taxpayers, which we’ll discuss, but also debunks … Continue reading
November GDP on FIRE! After recording a surprisingly weak 0.1% increase in October, the November GDP reading roared back to life to the tune of a 0.4% increase. The gains were driven largely by the FIRE group (Finance, insurance, Real … 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
House prices decline for third consecutive month; Major GDP miss in Britain; House price double dip accelerates in US
Teranet Index declines for third straight month The November Teranet index released today registered its third straight monthly decline. “Canadian home prices in November were down 0.2% from the previous month, according to the Teranet-National Bank National Composite House Price … Continue reading