A 3-D View of a Chart That Predicts The Economic Future: The Yield Curve - NYTimes.com

A 3-D View of a Chart That Predicts The Economic Future: The Yield Curve

The current flatness of the curve shows investors expect mediocre growth.

#Canadian #dollar will fall to record lows once Fed starts tightening, analysts warn http://natpo.st/1BUy9XF  The fallout from a strong greenback and lower commodity prices will push the loonie to 75 cents by year end.

The fallout from a strong greenback and lower commodity prices will push the loonie to 75 cents by year end

Kiss a March rate cut good-bye? Stephen Poloz throws another ‘curve ball’ at market watchers

Odds of another rate cut at the Bank of Canada’s meeting next week fell sharply after the Bank's Governor signalled more easing in March is not a done deal

The minutes from this month’s Bank of England (BOE) meeting on Wednesday revealed that two members of the Monetary Policy Committee voted for an immediate 0.25% rate increase, the first dissent at the central bank since July 2011. Also on Wednesday, the U.S. Federal Reserve released the minutes of its July 29-30 meeting and they showed that hawkish dissent is more widespread than expected. Above, Fed Governor Janet Yellen and BOE Governor Mark Carney.

Growing dissent at two of the world’s most-watched central banks shows the era of rock-bottom rates may soon be coming to a close

Janet Yellen

Yellen says Fed flexible on rates

Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen says the bank can be flexible in deciding when to raise interest rates, helping propel US shares to record levels.

Bank of Canada’s interest rate will go up in May and ‘rise steadily’ after that, OECD says  The OECD forecast is more bullish than the Bank of Canada. The economy has considerable excess capacity and needs monetary stimulus to sustain a recovery over the next two years, Governor Stephen Poloz told lawmakers Nov. 4.

Bank of Canada cuts forecast amid ‘serial disappointment’ with economy’s recovery

IMF can’t stop worrying about #Canada’s so-called #housing bubble http://natpo.st/1zZcg4x   #realestate #Vancouver #Calgary #Toronto

Mortgage Professionals Canada, a national industry group representing over mortgage professionals, recently stated that the fears of a housing bubble in Canada are not based .

This house in Toronto sold for more than $400,000 over asking. (MOE DOIRON/THE GLOBE AND MAIL)

RBC economist predicts home price declines in 2016 as rates rise Add to ...

Housing affordability declines in Toronto and Vancouver, improves in Alberta: report

Major banks face U.S. probe over precious metals price rigging: report

Here's how it works: Scientists combine gold nanoparticles in liquid form until the solution turns blue. Then they embed that solution into .

The rate of inflation is rising faster than forecasts, while the economy lags, but for now Stephen Poloz can live with that.

Bank of Canada cuts forecast amid ‘serial disappointment’ with economy’s recovery

Canadian inflation at highest in almost 2 1/2 years as food costs spike

Canadian inflation at highest in almost 2 1/2 years as food costs spike

Canadian inflation at highest in almost 2 years as food costs spike

Inflation surge to test BoC’s resolve on low rates

Inflation surge to test BoC’s resolve on low rates

Bank expected to adjust inflation forecast in quarterly Monetary Policy Report, responding to a recent surege that has outstripped projections

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