In the last two weeks, thanks to significantly increased direct and arranged government supports, we have taken another large step towards an information dystopia. We have done little to anything to address the implications of declining public trust in the news.
Missing from much of reporting on this war, to date, is evidence of a basic understanding of the perilous strategic situation Israel finds itself in as a ground invasion of Gaza begins.
Reversion to the historical mean in bond yields matters for Canada. We are one of the most highly leveraged economies in the world. Our economy is massively over-reliant on a single highly interest-rate-sensitive asset: housing.
When it comes to the housing market, demand matters as much as supply. Indicating to the market that demand via population growth will be lower for the foreseeable future would lower shelter prices today and is a win.
Western governments now have powerful proof point of just how weak Putin’s hold on power is and it is far more fragile than they ever imagined up to this point in the conflict. Avoiding a collapse of the Russia regime will now be the West’s paramount policy.
The working hypothesis going into the rate decision was that more than a month or so of higher than anticipated GDP growth and flatlining inflation would be needed to force Governor Tiff Macklem off the sidelines and back into hiking mode. So why the surprise hike?
Dear reader, As The Hub enters its third year you are going to see some exciting changes on our platform. Thanks to the generosity of our foundation funders and the over one…
Meet ChatGPT, the nemesis of every person who assembles zeros and ones into pretty patterns for other people and expects to get paid for it. The innocuous-sounding chatbot has taken the internet by storm this month and could change the future forever.
Unwittingly or not, you are keeping very bad company when you are publicly espousing your belief that the World Economic Forum is a worldwide conspiracy for global domination.
We are at the breaking point. The debilitating effects of another shutdown cannot be overstated. Nothing short of comprehensive reform will help.