Oil falls 4% on concern over Opec output…

Oil prices fell as much as 5 per cent on Thursday after Saudi Arabia said Opec and its allies were working towards a smaller production cut than many traders were anticipating, raising fears the cartel…

What is the yield curve and why has…

What if there was a way to know when the next recession was close? What if there was a market measure that could clearly communicate economic trouble ahead, without fail?  Well, there isn’t. But some…

Canada arrests Huawei CFO after US extradition request

Canada has arrested Huawei’s chief financial officer following a US extradition request, reigniting tensions between Washington and Beijing just days after Donald Trump and Xi Jinping tried to resolve their trade conflict at the G20 summit. Canadian…

Oil is only the darkest of the clouds…

In October, the Bank of Canada said it could finally see home on the horizon. Then a storm rolled in. Canada’s central bank left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 1.75 per cent on Dec.…