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What is it, and why should you pay attention to it? It's an indicator of confidence in the current economy, driven down recently by concerns about people's personal financial circumstance and their jobs. According to the most recent report, it has fallen by 3.3 points, the third straight decline,...
Interesting news filtering in this morning, that CMHC had been warned about the burden it was placing on borrowers of home loans with minimal downpayment and long term amortization, and it's potential effect on the current economic crunch. In February 2006, U.S. based insurance companies were al...
Finance Minister Jim Flaherty has recently said, that panicking in the face of this global economic crisis could prove tragic for Canada's own economy. I think it should also be stated, that some of the frightning headlines we are seeing in the news today, have been kicking around for about a yea...
How's the market? It's the one question we seem to be hearing over and over again. The market can typically fluctuate within three types of market conditions: 1. Seller's Market 2. Buyer's Market 3. Normal or Balanced Market And a good indicator of market conditions is to interpret the number o...