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Check out this month’s finds…

Check out this month’s finds…

In each issue of Actualis, we dig up a few nuggets, online or elsewhere, that can provide a deeper understanding of the financial and economic times we’re living through.


Economic growth threatened by a virus?
The coronavirus epidemic that broke out in mid-January has prompted many economists to wonder about their growth forecasts for 2020, a situation reminiscent of the SARS crisis in 2003.
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Unemployment: a thing of the past?
The unemployment rate has fallen to historic lows in Canada and the United States in the past few years. That’s not the case for every country in the world, however, as this OECD database shows.
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The natural resources top ten
Canada is often considered to be a country rich in natural resources. But how does it rank in comparison with other economies? This article reveals the answer.
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To repay or to invest: that is the question
Is it better to pay off debt or to invest? This online calculator will help you make your own projections.
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