Toronto Stock Exchange, Loonie Plunge Amid Oil Price Collapse

Toronto Stock Exchange, Loonie Plunge Amid Oil Price Collapse

Daniel Tencer  11.28.2014
Oil prices will shave $15 billion to $20 billion from Canada’s economy annually if they stay at current, lower levels, the Bank of Montreal...
These Cities Are Seeing Falling House Prices

These Cities Are Seeing Falling House Prices

Daniel Tencer  11.15.2014
With the U.S. economic recovery now firmly in place, the Bank of Montreal sees interest rates rising next year. And that will “cool red-hot...
Charity Is On The Rise In Canada

Charity Is On The Rise In Canada

The Canadian Press  11.14.2014
TORONTO - A new poll says charitable giving by Canadians remains on the rise and is expected to increase yet again next year.The poll,...
Sliding Oil Prices Will Cost Ottawa Billions, ‘Re-Order' Economy

Sliding Oil Prices Will Cost Ottawa Billions, ‘Re-Order' Economy

Daniel Tencer  10.20.2014
The steep drop in oil prices in recent months will cost Canada’s federal government as much as $3 billion in lost revenue, according...
Controversial Trade Deal Not Happening Anytime Soon: BMO

Controversial Trade Deal Not Happening Anytime Soon: BMO

Sunny Freeman  09.23.2014
The controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement may be crucial for Canada’s economy, but it’s unlikely to close anytime...
Buying A House Even More Expensive Than You Thought

Buying A House Even More Expensive Than You Thought

09.19.2014
New home hunters be warned: The price you expect to pay for a new home is likely $83,556 short of what you'll actually end up spending,...
BMO Starts Another Mortgage War

BMO Starts Another Mortgage War

Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press  09.10.2014
TORONTO - The Bank of Montreal has slashed its five-year fixed mortgage rate to 2.99 per cent in a move that some real estate experts say...
'Sandwich Generation' Struggling To Pay For Kids, Parents: BMO

'Sandwich Generation' Struggling To Pay For Kids, Parents: BMO

The Canadian Press  08.12.2014
TORONTO - A new poll suggests more than half of Canadians aged between 45 to 64 belong to a "sandwich generation" that's feeling financially...
B.C. Mine Spill Aftermath Could Cost $200 Million

B.C. Mine Spill Aftermath Could Cost $200 Million

08.11.2014
As the water use ban is partially lifted for the B.C. Cariboo region hit by a tailings pond spill from a gold and copper mine, the focus...
The Surprising Province That Has Canada's Most Indebted People

The Surprising Province That Has Canada's Most Indebted People

Daniel Tencer  08. 5.2014
Canadians increased their debt burdens by about six per cent over the past year, according to a new survey from BMO, but when it comes...
This Is How Much Canadians Can Expect To Inherit

This Is How Much Canadians Can Expect To Inherit

Daniel Tencer  07. 9.2014
The average inheritance in Canada today is just under $100,000, according to a new survey from BMO, and some two-thirds of Canadians anticipate...
BMO Predicts When Canada's Housing Market Will Go Bad

BMO Predicts When Canada's Housing Market Will Go Bad

Daniel Tencer  06.12.2014
Canada’s housing market will move into a protracted slump around 2018 thanks to shifting population patterns, the Bank of Montreal predicts...
Teens Hack BMO Bank Machine Using Default Password

Teens Hack BMO Bank Machine Using Default Password

Daniel Tencer  06. 9.2014
Bank of Montreal says it’s taking steps to change its security procedures after two 14-year-old high school students managed to hack...
On This, The U.S. And Canada Are Now Very Different

On This, The U.S. And Canada Are Now Very Different

Daniel Tencer  04.28.2014
For many years, the Canadian and U.S. housing markets tracked each other fairly closely, but that hasn’t been the case since the U.S....