Going Your Own Way

In a recent study from Western University, post-secondary students in Canada were asked to list and rank their primary motivations and goals for attending university at both the beginning and end of their academic careers. It should come as no surprise, especially to those of us who have struggled…

17 Oct 1:02 PM 22 Read More...

Mark Carney Appointed as Governor of the Bank of England

In a move described by Finance Minister Jim Flaherty as “bittersweet”, Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of Canada (BoC), will be leaving his term in July of 2013 after being named the next Governor of the Bank of England (BoE). This is the first time in the 318…

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Obama’s Reelection And The Canadian Economy

According to a report recently released by Deloitte & Touche, Canadians can expect the focus of the country’s economic growth to shift west to the oil sands of northern Alberta. The report states that over the next 25 to 30 years, “growth of the oil sands [will be] key…

17 Nov 3:04 PM 0 Read More...

IMF Lowers Growth Projections

As investors grow frustrated with the uncertainty that seems to loom relentlessly over the Eurozone, its effects have quietly crept into emerging markets, or so the International Monetary Fund claims in their most recent World Economic Outlook. Presenting their report in Tokyo, the fund made plain a series of concerns…

23 Oct 4:33 PM 0 Read More...

Quantitative Easing

Ben Bernanke, Chairmen of the Federal Reserve, has spent much of the last several years in the spotlight of scrutiny of the American economy. With his most recent announcement of round 3 of quantitative easing, it seems as though he is not yet ready to forfeit his place on centre…

09 Oct 9:08 AM 0 Read More...