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Gold is due for a rally
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
The price of gold jumped above $2,000 per ounce this week, as the market started to expect an interest rate cut in 2024. Gold and gold... Read more
Wind power growth hits a major bump in the road
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
Wind power was predicted to boom in the U.S., partly due to incentives under the Inflation Reduction Act. Plans to build offshore and... Read more
Canadians are drowning in debt
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
Canadians are drowning in debt — of all three types. The total amount owed in government, household and corporate debt has soared since... Read more
The Federal Reserve issues a margin call
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
The Federal Reserve kept rates unchanged this week, at the highest level since 2001. The chair, Jerome Powell, insisted that the Fed... Read more
The Bank of Canada needs to worry about a recession
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
The Bank of Canada kept its official interest rate at 5 percent on Wednesday, October 25, 2023. The Governor, Tiff Macklem, emphasized... Read more