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The hottest seller at GameStop is its own stock

The “meme stock” darling raised more than $1 billion in its latest stock sale

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Expect prices to rise faster south of the border: CIBC

A new report predicts inflation won’t be as high in Canada as it is in the U.S.

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 22, 2021 June 22, 2021
  • 13:45
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Entrepreneurs optimistic in face of pandemic challenges: survey

As many small businesses struggle, an RBC poll shows more people aspiring to be entrepreneurs

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 22, 2021 June 22, 2021
  • 10:39
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Money the biggest source of stress for Canadians: FP Canada

More than half of respondents to a national survey said they’ve lost sleep over money

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 22, 2021 June 18, 2021
  • 08:40
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Bigger capital buffer warranted as debt risks rise: Fitch

The agency affirmed Canada's AA+ rating, although debt remains a concern

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Investing trumps politics, religion as a taboo topic: survey

English speakers are more likely to avoid conversations about investing than French speakers, according to a national poll

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 21, 2021 June 21, 2021
  • 12:45
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Bank buffer boost a sign of belief: DBRS

OSFI's decision to rebuild capital shows faith in banks' strength and the economic recovery

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Record rise in mortgage debt, StatsCan reports

Mortgage borrowing saw its largest month-over-month increase in April

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Canadian population growth resumed in Q1, RBC reports

Immigration reignited growth after the pandemic's "lost year"

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ETF sales trail mutual funds in May

According to IFIC, mutual funds had net sales of $8.4 billion, while ETFs had $7.6 billion

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 17, 2021 June 17, 2021
  • 15:41
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Bonds lure cross-border investors in April: StatsCan

As equity markets hit new highs, investors piled into bonds

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EI filings surged alongside lockdowns: StatsCan

Ontario's latest stay-at-home orders met with jump in EI claims

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Many investors stayed the course during Covid-19 volatility

More than six in 10 Canadians surveyed maintained their investment strategies

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 17, 2021 June 17, 2021
  • 11:41
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Household savings may be up, but retirement savings are down

Most people who saved more last year said they saved nothing for retirement

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 17, 2021 June 17, 2021
  • 11:24
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Resource sectors face mounting “natural capital” risk: Moody’s

Environmental degradation and social effects are a rising concern for investors and regulators

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U.S. administration is watching inflation closely, Yellen says

No one wants to relive the double-digit inflation of the 1970s, Yellen told the Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday

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Employer pension plans saw solid growth in Q4

The value of foreign investments held by Canadian trusteed pension funds outpaced domestic investments, according to StatsCan

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 16, 2021 June 16, 2021
  • 12:01
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Annual inflation rate climbed to 3.6% in May

The reading compared with a year-over-year gain of 3.4% in April

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For most Canadians, home ownership is just a dream

According to a poll from Manulife Bank, 75% of adults in Canada say they can’t afford a home

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 16, 2021 June 16, 2021
  • 10:58
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May home sales fell 7.4%, but on pace for record level this year: CREA

Sales are expected to reach typical levels through the latter half of 2021 and into 2022

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Insurers are greening their businesses, but their investment portfolios lag

A report says insurers have yet to take a broad approach to climate risk in their portfolios

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Brighter outlook for global life insurers: Moody’s

Rating outlook upgraded amid stronger growth, improved operating environment

  • June 15, 2021 June 15, 2021
  • 12:38
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Fitch boosts growth, inflation forecasts

The inflation spike is likely temporary, but a Fed hike could come sooner than previously expected

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May retail sales fell 1.3% as Americans spend less on goods

Spending is expecting to shift to services from goods through the rest of the year

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Adopting Bitcoin as legal tender a risky move: Moody’s

El Salvador's decision to legalize crypto has systemic, stability implications