Special reports

  • 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.