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Playing the economy on hard mode

Central bankers aren’t known for their wild exuberance, but even by their standards, the who’s-who of monetary policy struck a sombre tone at Jackson Hole over the weekend.

Driving the news: A chorus of the world’s top central bankers and economists warned that despite some recent hopeful signs, the economy is still not good

Population boom or bust?

Get ready for a future where your commute is even more crowded and the morning Tim’s line is even longer, because Canada is gearing up to welcome a whole lot more people.

A million one dollar idea

As Canada’s consumer price index rises to 7.6% (compared with a year ago), shoppers are flocking to discount retailers… and investors are following closely behind. 

What is quiet quitting?

There’s a new trend gaining traction online amongst hoards of disaffected workers: Quiet quitting. And no, it doesn’t mean silently walking out of the office one day, never to return. 

Markets hang onto their caps

It’s been a rough week for markets as we wait for a vibe check on the economy coming out of the Federal Reserve’s annual policy symposium, kicking off in Jackson Hole today.

Bed Bath & We’re Done

And just like that, 📈nother meme stock craze has come and gone.

VC funding dials down

After a high ride throughout the pandemic, venture capital (VC) funding for Canadian companies has finally come down to Earth

Unions want more money

Last month, Bank of Canada (BoC) Governor Tiff “T-Mack” Macklem pissed off quite a few people after telling business leaders to avoid adjusting wages to keep up with inflation.

Canada looks to cash in on critical minerals

A lowkey provision of the recent US landmark climate bill could be a highkey win for Canada. 

Gas prices pull back inflation

Inflation may have peaked, but still remains “far too high” according to a new op-ed penned by the Bank of Canada (BoC) Governor Tiff Macklem.