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Despite recent slide, housing prices still up from pre-pandemic

Strong demand, tight supply supporting prices even as rates rise, Fitch reports

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DeFi facing new regulatory reality: Moody’s

Regulators' actions show that code is not above the law

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Canadian ETFs saw modest outflows in January

Investors withdrew from broad-based funds, while cash and crypto gained

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U.K. regulator warns crypto firms ahead of new regime

Firms touting crypto investments in the U.K. will have to comply with new rules

Interest rates likely higher for the long term: BMO

Financial markets, housing market may face rate-driven headwinds

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BoC’s first summary of deliberations coming this week. Here’s what to expect

Wednesday's summary is expected to shed light on the governing council's most recent rate decision

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More tough love for advisors

No matter where you are in your career, compliance requirements are a must

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An unexpected job surge confounds the Fed’s economic models

Has the connection between a vigorous job market and high inflation broken down?

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TRREB sees GTA home prices flatten, but realtors detect return of market activity

Few want to sell, fewer looking to buy, January sales down 44.6% year over year

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Feds’ share buyback tax to generate $3B over five years: PBO

Liberals said they will release details about the 2% tax in Budget 2023

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Industry moves this week

Several changes occurred across asset management and wealth management

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U.S. adds a surprisingly strong 517,000 jobs despite Fed hikes

Policymakers hope to bring down inflation by reducing job openings

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Crypto hacking hits record in 2022

Decentralized finance protocols were the top target of crypto thefts

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ETF usage plateaus among brokerage advisors

Mutual fund usage among dealer advisors remains high, but fell between 2021 and 2022

Advisors need to help clients find purpose in retirement

Promoting personal interests can persuade clients to commit to a retirement plan, says CEO of career transition organization

Advisors must improve how they work with wealthy families

False assumptions and biases limit advisors’ ability to serve the wealthiest clients, suggests a family office consultant

How to stay the course in tough markets

Diversification, planning and time are an advisor’s best friends when volatility strikes