Better late than never, it’s time for our open topic discussion post. Here are a few stories I’ve noticed this week:
–Bring on the real estate crash
–BC Expected to barely avoid recession
-BC economic stimulus package: an extra $70 for you
-Scotiabank: Canadian housing market slide overstated
-Canadian banks: longest profit slide in two decades
–You can still get a zero down mortgage
–What will happen to luxury condos?
-Harper will ‘do what it takes’ to fight economic crisis
–Fears of deflation
-Economics 101: everything you know is wrong
–67,000 Chinese factories closed in six months
So what are you seeing out there? Post your news, links and anecdotes here and have an excellent weekend!
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