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StatCan vaults into the 21st century

Statistics Canada is planning an early Christmas present for Stephen Poloz, the Bank of Canada governor.

James Tebrake, director general of macroeconomic accounts at StatCan, said last week that it will begin publishing monthly data on exports and imports of services in December. 797 more words


Job openings hit record 7.136 million in August

Job openings hit record 7.136 million in August

Job openings hit a fresh record in August, indicating companies could face more inflationary pressures ahead with a tight labor market. 8 more words


Everything you need to know about buying a home in a short sale

Source: Devon Thorsby.

A short sale is the sale of property that has accumulated more debt than its market value. For a short sale to occur, the lender must agree to accept less than the total amount owed on the property. 1,372 more words

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Trump criticizes Fed for raising interest rates too quickly

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is criticizing the Federal Reserve for raising interest rates too quickly.

The recent increase in interest rates has spooked investors who fear higher borrowing costs could slow down the economy. 79 more words


Fitch Growth and Profitability Report on Dominican Banks

Fitch Ratings has published a dashboard on the performance of the largest Dominican banks for the first half of 2018 (1H18).

Fitch expects the Dominican financial system to remain stable, supported by a favorable economic performance, strong capitalization, and loan portfolio’s growth in less risky sectors. 149 more words

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Los privados no ven reactivación económica

El anuncio del pago del segundo aguinaldo sigue siendo un dolor de cabeza para los empresarios que están con la incertidumbre de saber si tendrán la espalda financiera para cumplir con la norma. 6 more words


Presentan proyecto de Ley para no pagar el segundo aguinaldo a los que ganan más de Bs 7.000

El diputado opositor,Amílcar Barral, presentó este lunes un proyecto de Ley para que los trabajadores del sector público y privado, que ganan más de 7.000 bolivianos, no reciban el segundo aguinaldo. 6 more words