Egypt stock market plunges, suspends trades following reports of new capital gains taxes
The unexpected and poorly explained new 10% capital gains tax sent the Egyptian stock exchange tumbling.
Bank of Canada is unlikely to change course on interest rates
A Globe and Mail article talks about the likely course of interest rates in Canada.
The 35 economic charts from May you really should see
This is a good summary of various random, but interesting, data points about the global economy from a new online magazine.
Gen Y: Learn to live with stock market risk
Generation Y, the generation of youngsters best positioned to handle risk, are turning out to be the most conservative investors.
Here's How Currency Traders Are Positioned Ahead Of The Huge ECB Meeting
Another story about the Canadian dollar explains that the loonie, though it is down on the year, is the best performing currency in the month May.
Canada’s banks face headwinds in U.S.
Interesting story about Canadian banks.
Unstoppable $100 Trillion Bond Market Renders Models Useless
A Bloomberg article talks about the changes in the bond market.
Canada's 100 top-paid CEOs
The Globe and Mail lists the one hundred best paid CEOs in the country
G-10’s Worst Performer Boosts Canada Exports: Currencies
A well-reported Bloomberg story explains how it TSX-listed companies are doing well as the Canadian dollar has fallen 7% against a basket of global currencies over the last year.
Real estate giant predicts slow home sales for months to come
A story running in the LATimes points out that shares in Realogy Holdings Corp., the company that owns major real estate brokerage firms like Coldwell Banker, Century 21 and Sotheby’s, are not doing well, tumbling more than 8% on Monday.