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Eastside Flea hopes to grow from pop-up markets to permanent arts space in Ellis Building

The Province - ‎22 hours ago‎
East Vancouver's hippest flea market will soon have a permanent new home. But first, it needs a makeover. Eastside Flea, conceived in early 2013, is touted as a “modern day flea market” that takes place across the city at various venues, events and ...
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Canada's hot housing markets can expect some 'payback' after boom years: TD

The Globe and Mail - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Several of Canada's housing markets lost some steam in January, hot on the heels of a new report that warns of a cooling-off period.

China Markets Brace for Wild Swings in Year of the Monkey

Wall Street Journal - ‎11 hours ago‎
HONG KONG—Investors in Chinese stocks are facing a tumultuous return to action Monday after a weeklong holiday in mainland markets for the Lunar New Year shielded them from the global market turmoil. Chinese shares are already among the world's ...

Week Ahead Markets Diary: Economic data from US and Japan

Financial Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
After a tumultuous week in markets, investors await minutes of the Federal Reserve's last monetary policy meeting and economic data from the US and Japan.
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Scotiabank CEO sees 'unsettling' disconnect between markets, economy

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Brian Porter, chief executive officer at Bank of Nova Scotia, offered an optimistic view of the economy, arguing in a speech that there is a “disconnect” between turbulent financial markets and the actual performance of the economy. But he cautioned ...
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Stock markets take another drubbing

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Colin Cieszynski, chief market strategist at CMC Markets, says investors are fearful. "People don't know what's going on.

Markets have become addicted to the steroid of credit

Financial Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
In his 1980 rendition of “Beautiful Boy”, John Lennon said “life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans”.
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Oil drops below $27 (US) a barrel, markets plunge, gold soars

Toronto Star - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Stock markets in Toronto and New York plunged as the price of oil fell below $27 (U.S.) a barrel and uncertainty over the global economy continued to fester.

30 years of bear markets - history tells us what's next

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎13 hours ago‎
The reasons for each of the last 11 bear markets, of course, are different, but some commentators claim to identify key ingredients.
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'It's hard to imagine an uglier morning:' Markets woke up today to two things they hate the most

Financial Post - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
North American markets sank at the open following their global peers as investors broadly retreated from global stocks amid fears of financial instability.

European Bank Stock Price Falls Indicate Global Market Fears

Forbes - ‎50 minutes ago‎
On Thursday February 11th, the giant French bank Société Generale (SocGen) revealed a less than impressive set of results.

Outlook for Markets: More Volatility as Debate Over Economy Heats Up

Wall Street Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
Traders are bracing for another hectic week, fueled by an increasingly fractious debate over whether it is the global economy or just financial markets that are showing signs of ill health. Stocks have swooned in 2016, led by economically sensitive ...
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Bad news really is bad news: Turbulence tears through markets as investors lose faith central banks can save them

Financial Post - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Financial markets are signaling that investors have lost faith in policy makers' ability to support the global economy.
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China's bank chief defends currency regime as markets poised for another volatile week

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎3 hours ago‎
Slowing growth in China has been blamed as one possible cause of the alarming drop in global markets, along with falling oil prices, spikes in the Japanese yen and fragile recovery in the US.
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Major central banks tear up interest rate plans as market turmoil forces them into reverse

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Feb 13, 2016‎
The big swing in expectations comes after world stock markets fell into “bear market” territory, as money managers fled from stocks to safe haven assets such as bonds and gold.
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Week of panic that shook world markets

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Feb 13, 2016‎
Almost every word uttered by the Federal Reserve chairman Janet Yellen has the power to move markets, but last week the financial world had already whipped itself into such a storm that the roles reversed, and she was moved by the markets to row back ...
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Oil jumps 12%, helps boost North American markets

Waterloo Record - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
TORONTO - North American stock markets rallied Friday to close a week of losses with big gains, propelled by a more than 12 per cent jump in crude oil prices.
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New mortgage rule might 'temper' hot markets, but not for long

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
The extra cost might keep some would-be homeowners from mortgages they can't really afford, but it's unlikely to leave any lasting impressions on the country's most "overheated" real estate markets. The federal government announced in December that ...

Markets will yo-yo, but investors must follow the same advice

Hindustan Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
Equity markets are falling almost daily. Investors are panicking and every time they turn to read or hear anything about investments, they are looking for advice on what to do now.

Investors anxious as markets reopen

China Daily - ‎1 hour ago‎
After a turbulent week in the global markets , investors will be keeping a close eye on the reopening of the Chinese stock market on Monday after the weeklong Lunar New Year holiday . The sharp volatility in global markets has sparked anxiety among ...
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