Retail sales are sluggish, as debt-ridden shoppers hold out for bargains. Retail sales are rebounding smartly, as consumers snap up an increasing volume of domestic goods.
Gold fell for a third day after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke hinted at scaling back stimulus should the world's largest economy strengthen further, and as investor holdings extended declines.
TORONTO, May 22 (Xinhua) -- The Canadian stock market closed higher Wednesday as investors were reassured by further signs that the U.S Federal Reserve, the central bank of the United States, has no plan to end its easy monetary policy in the near ...
OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Canadian government is examining the role of the federal housing agency in providing insurance for mortgage portfolios held by banks, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said on Wednesday.
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