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Canadian Survey of Consumer Expectations—First Quarter of 2020

Household finance, credit and house prices As with their expectations for wage growth, consumers’ expectations for growth of household income went up slightly in the first quarter of 2020, remaining below the peak observed in the first half of 2018 (Chart 5). Expectations for spending growth edged up and continued to surpass expectations for income growth,…

Canadian Survey of Consumer Expectations—Fourth Quarter of 2019

Results of the Fourth-Quarter Survey | Vol. 0.4 | January 13, 2020 The Canadian Survey of Consumer Expectations (CSCE) focuses on respondents’ views on inflation, the labour market and household finances. The survey for the fourth quarter of 2019 was conducted between November 11 and November 29, 2019. This is the first quarterly publication of the results of…

CP and CN Rail move record 15.4 million tonnes grain in fourth quarter

CALGARY – Canada’s two largest railways moved a record 15.4 million tonnes of grain in the final three months of 2019. Calgary-based Canadian Pacific set a new quarterly record by moving 7.9 million tonnes of grain and grain products. That’s up from 7.5 million tonnes a year earlier and 100,000 tonnes more than Canadian National…

Senior Loan Officer Survey—Third Quarter of 2019

Chart 5: Non-price lending conditions tightened slightly, while price conditions were mostly unchanged A modern browser with javascript enabled is required to view our charts. Alternatively, the data is available for download in: * The balance of opinion is calculated as the weighted percentage of surveyed financial institutions reporting tightened credit conditions minus the weighted…

CenturyLink Cobbles Together a Decent Second Quarter

Investors have been none too happy with CenturyLink (NYSE:CTL) this year. Shares are down 27% year to date, with that fall fueled by the mid-February announcement that the company would be more than halving the dividend. Meanwhile, revenue has continued its slow move in the wrong direction. Yet there’s hope, as second-quarter revenue notched only…