We trace the growing concern over Canada’s housing market—particularly Toronto’s—as shown by quotes from policymakers, economists and analysts
Depending on who you listen to, oil prices are either about to crash again, or soar much higher. Here’s how all the arguments stack up.
Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz is a big fan of metaphors, so here are a few to explain why negative interest rates are a bad idea for Canada
With interest rates close to zero, the Bank of Canada may have to turn to QE, as in quantitative easing, if the economy continues to slump. But will it work?
July 17th, 2015 1 comment
China’s stock market frenzy masks a serious slowdown in the country’s economy, and that could mean even more pain for Canada
A Q&A with Richard Koo, one of the world’s top economic thinkers on the dangers of debt and deleveraging—and why Canada should watch out
Aside from refinancing existing loans, low rates may no longer induce households into taking on further debt
February 23rd, 2015 1 comment
It’s not just about weaker demand, it’s about the end of a story investors have been betting on
June 15th, 2012 5 comments