Canadians fretting about interest rate
More than one in three Canadian homeowners fear that a rise in interest rates will push them into financial difficulties according to a new report.
Top fine for top player
Barclays PLC continues to bolster its role as the bad boy of capital markets.
Calculate your ROI from social media
This is kind of fun: Everyone knows the importance of social media today.
Asia on economic road to recovery
And more good economic news: The Bank of Japan maintained rates on Wednesday, while central bank officials painted a slightly more optimistic view of the economy.
Oil soars with supply challenges
In good economic news: “The Canadian economy is rebounding from a weather-related winter slowdown and is poised to take advantage of stronger demand in the U.S.,” According to a new report.
Thanks, US economy!
The price of U.S. oil prices rose to a one-month high Wednesday after a government report showed a large drop in crude stockpiles.
Boomer exodus to hit economy
Apparently, according to Royal Bank economist Nathan Janzen, the coming baby boom retirement shock is already a factor in the economy.
Tough times for Quebec
Time to get serious in Quebec.
Canadians predict higher home prices
The number of Canadians predicting higher home prices in their neighbourhood remained above 40% in the latest polling by Bloomberg and Nanos Research.
Traders attempt currency manipulation
Also in Germany: BaFin, the German securities regulator, said it found “concrete evidence” that traders attempted to manipulate the global currency market.