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By Brenton Kemp on May 9th, 2016 - As expected, Canada posted a slight decline in employment in April, however the U.S. saw their labour force increase at the worst pace in seven months.
By Brenton Kemp on May 6th, 2016 - Why sign up for our event on Thursday, May the 12th? I give you four of the biggest reasons why you can't miss this opportunity.
By Brenton Kemp on May 6th, 2016 - Canada's trade deficit in March was so significantly worse than expected that it deserves an explanation in today's Hot Chart.
By Brenton Kemp on May 4th, 2016 - While countries like Canada, the U.S. and the UK have significantly surpassed their output levels from pre-2008 recession peaks, the Eurozone has finally joined them after a strong Q1 performance. However, the question remains: Can they keep this up?
By Brenton Kemp on May 3rd, 2016 - Like most equity markets, Canada's main index began 2016 in horrific fashion. However, the equity picture has turned brighter here in Canada and as today's Monthly Equity Monitor shows, it is not oil prices that will continue to buoy the TSX.
By Brenton Kemp on May 2nd, 2016 - While important labour market numbers are due this week, today's Economic Morning Comment focuses on equity markets as earnings figures continue to trickle in.
By Brenton Kemp on May 2nd, 2016 - This past week we digested some weak economic figures from both Canada and the U.S. while we look ahead to labour numbers for both North American economies this week.
By Brenton Kemp on April 29th, 2016 - While it is entirely possible the Fed continues to drag it's heals in raising rates, a Q4 increase would allow the loonie to strengthen in the short term, however a tightening of monetary policy could have the greenback storm back with a vengeance.
By Brenton Kemp on April 26th, 2016 - Canada's main index has delivered some of the best returns among major global indices this year, and as today's Hot Chart shows, it could very well have more room for improvement.
By Brenton Kemp on April 22nd, 2016 - Volatility was again the name of the game in Q1 2016, however Permanent Portfolio once again cut through that volatility to produce very impressive returns while lowering overall risk. If stock market volatility continues to turn your stomach, Permanent Portfolio is for you!

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