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March 02, 2015
CANADA'S BALANCE OF INTERNATIONAL PAYMENTS Q4 AND ANNUAL 2014

Canada's balance of payments showed a wider current account deficit of $13.9 billion in the fourth quarter - an increase of $4.3 billion from the Q3 deficit of $9.6 billion.

On the current account, the higher deficit is primarily attributable to falling goods exports.  Good imports continue to rise, leaving a deficit of $2.0 billion in goods trade (vs. a surplus ...

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March 02, 2015
US PERSONAL INCOME AND OUTLAY, JANUARY 2015

US personal income increased in January 2015 by 0.3 percent ($50.8 billion), and disposable personal income increased 0.4 percent ($52.6 billion). 

Consumer expenditures decreased by 0.2 per cent over the month ($-18.9 billion). Personal savings increased and now sit at 5.5 per cent of disposable income.

 

 



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March 02, 2015
US CONSTRUCTION SPENDING, JANUARY 2015

U.S. construction spending decreased 1.1 percent in January 2015 to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $971.4 billion. Compared to January 2014, construction spending was 1.8 percent higher.

Private construction decreased 0.5 percent from December 2014 to $697.6 billion (seasonally adjusted annual rate) in January 2015, and 0.5 percent above the January 2014 estimate. Private residential construction increased 0.6 percent compared to the December 2014 estimate, but is down 3.4 perce...

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March 02, 2015
EU AND EURO AREA UNEMPLOYMENT RATE, JANUARY 2015

In January 2015, the unemployment rate (seasonally adjusted) in the European Union (EU28) was 9.8% (23.815 million unemployed), down 0.1 percentage points from December 2014. Compared with January 2014, unemployment rate declined by 0.8 percentage points (1.82 million persons) in EU28.

The Euro Area (EA19) unemployment rate in January 2015 was 11.2% (18.059 million unemployed), down 0.1 percentage points from December 2014, and down 0.6 percentage points (0.90 million persons) from Ja...

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February 27, 2015
US GDP Q4 AND ANNUAL 2014 (SECOND ESTIMATE)

US GDP growth for the fourth quarter was revised down to 2.2 per cent from the advance estimate of 2.6 per cent released last month.  Compared with previous estimates, private inventory investment increased less than previously estimated, while nonresidential fixed investment increased more.  

As in the advance estimate, fourth quarter US GDP deceleration is primarily att...

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