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Jul. 25, 2014

Canadian Economic Data Calgary takes top spot as Canada’s richest city in terms of “median family income”. Calgary #1, ↑5.2% to $98,300; Edmonton #2, ↑ 4.5% to $96,030; Ottawa-Gatineau dropped to #3 at $94,230;… Read More

Jul. 18, 2014

Canadian Economic Data June CPI up 2.4% Y/Y. Food and shelter were up 2.9% Y/Y and core inflation (ex food and energy was up 1.8% y/y). May factory sales values up 1.6% to $51.64… Read More

Jul. 11, 2014

CANADIAN ECONOMIC DATA Canada lost a net 9,400 jobs in June vs the 20,000 gain expected. 33,500 full time jobs were added while 43,000 part-time positions were lost. The unemployment rate increased to 7.1%… Read More

Jul. 8, 2014

NATIONAL BANK FINANCIAL GROUP National Bank Financial Group is proud to present the Angus Watt Advisory Group with the Award of Excellence in Wealth Management. Click here for details. US ECONOMIC DATA US added… Read More

Jun. 27, 2014

ECONOMIC DATA US Q1 GDP fell 2.9%, largely due to the harsh winter; however, most economists expect a rebound in Q2 and a return to normal activity. US May consumer spending rose 0.2% vs… Read More

Jun. 20, 2014

NORTH AMERICA ECONOMIC DATA Canada’s May CPI came in at 2.2% Y/Y vs 2.0% in April, the fastest pace in more than 2 years. M/M up 0.5%. Energy prices up 8.4% Y/Y, with gasoline… Read More

Jun. 13, 2014

CANADIAN ECONOMY Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz sees increased risks to Canada from indebted consumers and a domestic housing boom as well as European and Chinese banks. Teranet-National Bank National Composite House Price… Read More

Jun. 6, 2014

EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK (ECB) The ECB sees weakness in the Euro zone both for growth and inflation. This week they cut the interest rate to a record low 0.15% from 0.25%. At the same… Read More

May 30, 2014

NORTH AMERICAN GDP Canada Q1 GDP grew 1.2% Y/Y vs 2.4% Y/Y Q4 2013. Household spending grew 1.2% Y/Y vs 2.4% Q4 2013. Q1 Business investment fell 3.7%. Q1 Imports fell 7.2% and exports… Read More

May 23, 2014

CANADIAN ECONOMIC DATA Canada’s April CPI rose 2% Y/Y (the highest in 2 years) vs 1.5% in March. Core CPI (without food and energy) was up 1.4% in April Y/Y vs 1.3% in March.… Read More