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post image The Big Picture: A history of market corrections

The Big Picture: A history of market corrections

Historically, figures show that 75% of market corrections of more than 10% do not lead to bear markets.

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post image The Q&A: Why credit needs a reset

The Q&A: Why credit needs a reset

In a secular bull market for interest rates, portfolios that have deployed healthy allocations to credit risk have benefitted handsomely as a result of their potential to mitigate interest rate risk while posting healthy total returns.

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post image The Big Picture: What history reveals about Emerging Markets

The Big Picture: What history reveals about Emerging Markets

Is EM Ready to pop?

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post image Sharp increase in Canadian firms applying for bankruptcy, inflation climbs

Sharp increase in Canadian firms applying for bankruptcy, inflation climbs

Weekly economic recap.

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post image They’re baaack: U.S. consumers displayed their shopping savvy in October

They’re baaack: U.S. consumers displayed their shopping savvy in October

A recap of last week’s top economic news and what’s to come U.S. consumer prices…

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post image Welcome to Gridlock: Markets sigh with relief

Welcome to Gridlock: Markets sigh with relief

U.S. midterm elections delivered on a much-anticipated outcome: the Democrats wrested control of the House of Representatives, while the GOP tightened its grip on the Senate.

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post image Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: U.S. economy smashes forecasts with 250,000 jobs added

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: U.S. economy smashes forecasts with 250,000 jobs added

U.S. hiring rebounded by more than forecast in October, annual wage gains topped 3% for the first time since 2009.

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post image It just keeps on going, and going, and going: U.S. Q3 GDP surges ahead

It just keeps on going, and going, and going: U.S. Q3 GDP surges ahead

The U.S. economy grew at a faster-than-expected rate in the third quarter as inflation was kept in check and consumer spending surged, according to data released last week by the U.S. Commerce Department. Gross domestic product expanded by a 3.5% annual rate, a slight uptick from an expected 3.4% annual rate.

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