All posts tagged "Bank of Canada"

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    Mark Carney and the Art of Deflecting Blame

    “These are trying times.” I couldn’t think of a better way to start out a speech focusing...

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    Self-Serving Bias and Central Banking

    One typically doesn’t look to government bureaucracies to receive hard-nosed, objective discussions on the economy.  Far too...

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    Mark Carney- A Success or Lucky?

    That is the question implied by Jay Bryan of the Montreal Gazette today who praises  Bank of...

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    The Underlying Goal of the Bank of Canada Lawsuit

    Earlier today, Redmond pointed out this little gem of a lawsuit: PRESS RELEASE TORONTO, ON., CANADA- 19/12/2011 ECONOMIC THINK TANK CONFRONTS THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL POWERS IN CANADIAN FEDERAL COURT. RESTORE THE USE OF THE BANK OF CANADA FOR THE BENEFIT OF CANADIANS AND REMOVE IT FROM THE CONTROL OF INTERNATIONAL PRIVATE ENTITIES...

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    Sprott on Gold ownership and the Bank of Canada

    Very interesting that this is on Canadian MSM… maybe the jig is up!

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    Banking Jargon 101

    In case you’ve been living under a rock recently, you would have noticed that another major announcement...

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    Fed, BoC, and Other Central Banks Ready To Save Europe

    It was only a matter of time: (Reuters) – The world’s major central banks acted jointly on Wednesday to provide cheaper dollar funding to European banks facing a credit crunch as the euro zone’s debt crisis drove EU ministers to urge more IMF help to avert financial disaster. The emergency move by...

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    Another Sign of Canada’s Housing Bubble

    Admittedly, I am not overly familiar with Canada’s housing bubble situation though I have seen a number...

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    The Bank of Canada – FAIL!

    The Bank of Canada missed its inflation target? That should come as no surprise to Austrians that view the Bank as one of the greatest threats to Canada’s economy. Forget “using” the Bank to print money without debt, the Bank of Canada should be abolished. The recent news concerning inflation is just...

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    Take a Central Role

      I received an e-mail last week from my economics department stating that an alumni who works...

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    A Short History of the Bank of Canada

    Editors note: Part of the Mission of the Mises Institute of Canada will be to explore and...

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    More signs of the impending housing crash

    This from the CBC Canada’s ‘housing bubble’ deemed close to bursting It would seem that more people than just Chris Horlacher can see the writing on the wall. Canada’s housing market is in a bubble that’s set to burst and prices could plunge by as much as 25 per cent, a major...

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    What me Worry?

    From the Financial Post Canada posted its highest inflation jump in eight years in May, and the...

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    The Canadian Moral Hazard Corporation

    On January 17, 2011 Finance Minister Jim Flaherty and Natural Resource Minister Christian Paradis announced that they...

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    The Meaning of Quantitative Easing

    I begin by describing quantitative easing in technical terms. I go on to describe what it means...

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    Canada’s Penny: The Last Defender from Inflation

    Canada’s venerable 102 year old penny is apparently more hassle than it is worth. Literally. At a...

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    Time to get Canada’s Fiscal House in Order

    Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty and Prime Minister Stephen Harper recently made...

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    Quotes That Reveal the Fatal Conceit of Central Banking

    Central banks are supposed to ensure price stability and support economic growth. To do so effectively, however, they must be able to consistently forecast economic movements. Since monetary policy operates with a lag of anywhere from 12-24 months, if the central bank only acts once a recession, or an inflationary boom, has...

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    Ben Bernanke’s Impact on Canada

    As was widely expected, the Bank of Canada announced this week that it was leaving interest rates...