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Inflation rates in Alberta and Calgary outpace Canadian average

The annual rate of inflation in Alberta exceeded the national average in October as lower energy prices tempered rising food costs, says Statistics Canada.

Its Consumer Price Index rose 1.4 per cent in the province and by 1.5 per cent in the Calgary area from a year earlier.  221 more words


Dr. Yellen—Don’t Raise Interest Rates Just Yet.

Popular Economics Weekly

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.2 percent in October on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. 624 more words

Weekly Financial News


Inflation can have a big impact on the Bond markets, and also on home loan rates, which are tied to Mortgage Bonds. Here’s what you need to know. 220 more words


Inflation rates in Calgary and Alberta higher than rest of Canada

Annual inflation rates for the Calgary region and Alberta in September exceeded the Canadian average, according to Statistics Canada.

Its Consumer Price Index for Alberta was up 1.3 per cent from a year ago while it rose 1.1 per cent in the Calgary metro area. 296 more words


EURUSD: Trading within an upward channel

Last week the European Central Bank (ECB) released comments suggesting that more stimulus was needed to support the weakening Eurozone economy and that it was ‘clearly missing’ its target and posited that it was ‘obvious that additional sets of instruments were necessary’. 187 more words


No Social Security/Pension Cost of Living Adjustment Increase for 2016

On October 15, 2015 the Social Security administration formally announced that there will be no Cost of Living Adjustment for 2016.

No Cost of Living Adjustment… 115 more words

Investing/Financial Planning

What's Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week - October 19, 2015

Last week’s economic reports included Consumer Price Index and Core index for September, the minutes of the FOMC meeting held September 15 and 17, and weekly reports on mortgage rates and new jobless claims. 373 more words

Market Outlook