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TD/ Canada Trust Economic Highlights – April 13

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK – April 13 United States Expectations for Fed policy continue to be the dominant theme in financial markets. In the topsy-turvy world of data-dependent monetary policy, the slowdown in job growth in March (to just 126k) was positive for risk sentiment, assuaging fears of an earlier liftoff for interest rates. The …
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TD/ Canada Trust Economic Highlights – April 6

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK – March 6 United States Data released by the BEA showed personal income grew a touch stronger than the consensus forecast in February, ris­ing by 0.4% m/m. Consumer spending was weaker though, with the headline measure posting only a modest increase of 0.1% m/m. The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence index rose …
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TD/ Canada Trust Economic Highlights – Mar. 30

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK – March 30 United States Manufacturing purchasing managers indexes for March came in below expectations in Japan and China, but above expectations in Europe. The positive PMI release follows a string of other positive data out of Europe, increasing confidence for a much-awaited rebound in the euro area economy. Consumer price …
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TD/ Canada Trust Economic Highlights – Mar. 23

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK – March 23 United States The economic highlight of the week was the eagerly-awaited FOMC meeting. As expected, the central bank eliminated patience from its statement; however this was more than offset by a downgraded growth outlook and lower expectations on the future trajectory of the federal funds rate. Markets responded …
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Adam Mills Team Real Estate Market Update – March 2015

March Newsletter Summary: February 2015 saw 853 homes sell in Ottawa, a decrease of 1.7% from February 2014. The average sale price in February 2015 for a home in Ottawa was $358,206 an increase of 1.3% over February 2014. Average days on market in Ottawa is 67 across all property types. Also check out “The …
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TD/ Canada Trust Economic Highlights – Mar. 9

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK – Mar 9 United States The U.S. job machine keeps on chugging, creating 295k jobs in February. Job growth was widespread with strength in goods and services, and even some help from state and local governments. The only fly in the ointment was a relatively weak pace of wage growth, which …
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