The current bull market is now the second-longest in history, yet the U.S. economy and American workers have lagged far behind
What explains our insatiable appetite for stories about shortages?
April 16th, 2016 5 comments
Here’s a stock tip Valeant investors should have heeded: If a company that’s not a bank becomes the largest in Canada, run!
March 30th, 2016 2 comments
The word ‘government’ was all over Bill Morneau’s lips in his budget speech—with few mentions of ‘business.’ Times are a-changing.
March 22nd, 2016 9 comments
As Canada readies for Justin Trudeau’s first budget, what can his father’s first budget tell us about the economies each Prime Minister inherited?
March 21st, 2016 6 comments
We asked economists to each send us a chart that reflects what they’ll be watching on budget day.
March 20th, 2016 9 comments
Prices in Canada’s housing market are totally going to keep rising at 17 per cent a year, right? Right?
Here are how some key measures of Canada’s economy changed since Stephen Poloz’s first interest rate cut in 2015, all in one handy chart.
As the price of crude plunges, and drags the loonie with it, the pain stretches far beyond the Alberta oil patch. What’s next for Canada’s economy?
January 13th, 2016 54 comments
Jason Kirby examines the true impact of Stephen Poloz’s surprise 2015 plan to cut the bank’s key overnight rate, one year ago this month
About the best thing that can be said about Canada’s job numbers over the last year is that they could have been worse