Benjamin Tal

CIBC Economist, Analyst Duke It Out Over Housing Bubble

Financial Post | Posted 04.11.2014 | Canada Business

Benjamin Tal never imagined himself the defender of the Canadian housing market, but the deputy chief economist at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce ...

Canada's Housing Market 'Flying Blind': CIBC

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.04.2014 | Canada Business

Ever notice how everyone seems to be wrong about Canada’s housing market? The pessimists predicting a housing bubble collapse have been wrong so far...

University Degrees Losing Their Value: CIBC

The Huffington Post Canada | Mohamed Omar | Posted 08.26.2013 | Canada Business

A week before most first-year university students in Canada embark on their post-secondary journeys, a report released Monday says the value of a degr...

The Haves And Have-Nots Of Canada's Job Market

CP | Will Campbell, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.02.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A CIBC report released Monday suggests Canada's economic prosperity is at risk due to a labour market split that sees high-demand positions ...

Our Housing Crash Won’t Be Like America’s: CIBC

CP | Posted 12.30.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The news out of Canada's real estate market isn't good, but the country will avoid a U.S.-style real estate meltdown, CIBC said Tuesday. ...

Will Demographics Rescue Canada From Housing Armageddon?

CP | LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.23.2012 | Canada Business

A downturn in the housing market may not be as bad as feared because the important 25-34 age group will continue to buy houses — some with help from...

Rachel Mendleson

Rising Gas Prices Like A 7% Income Tax Hike: Economist

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 11.21.2011 | Canada Business

Inflation over the past year on gas alone has done as much damage to Canadians' bottom line as a seven per cent income tax hike, a CIBC economist says...