Sunday, October 22, 2017

Bank of Canada: Rate Hike July 2017

For the first time in 7 years, the Bank of Canada has chosen to raise the overnight rate target from 0.5% to 0.75%....

IMF has Positive Outlook for Canada’s Economy in 2017

Last Monday, the IMF improved the outlook for the Canadian Economy - which will be welcome news after a sluggish period since late...

The Federal Reserve decision on interest rates

This Wednesday, the Federal Reserve announced that they will not be increasing the federal funds rate at this time. The Federal Reserve downgraded the...

Thaler’s Nobel Prize Winning Work in Behavioural Economics

It’s one of two major assumptions in economics, and taught within the first week in most 101 classes: rationality. How do we define rationality?...

Bank of Canada Interest Rate Decision this Wednesday

On Wednesday, 18 January 2017, the Bank of Canada will be announcing their overnight target rate decision and release the quarterly MPR (Monetary Policy...